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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON rAnM ns ADVOCATE 2--A THUSRDAY, APRIL 27, 196! ucation, T. A. Lowery, superin- tendent of Jefferson County Schools and Mr. Rogers. The high Mr. William Watkins and dau- jhter-in-law, Mrs. Jimmie Wat- .tins of near Pittsburgh, Pa. visi- .ed Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ash- wood, Ranson on Sunday Mrs. Robert Blue of South Char leston, W. Va. spent several days with her mother Mrs. Daisy Fritts school band will play the process- m Charles Town. tonal and recessional marches. The Reverend Randall Parsons of Miss Elizabeth Bradford of Boy the New Street Methodist Chur- ce, Va. who spent the winter in ch "11 ffe -e .... Winchester, Va has returned to Wl o r m mvocauon ann _ - "----" "'" " e the benediction. her home ADDeyvum n ar t oy- Both Mr. Parsons and Dr. Iken- ce. berry have daughters being grad Mrs.. Maude Lackey of St. uated this year t'etersDurg, rloriaa flew to wasn The thenae for the program has ington and motored to Berryville been built around the class mot- Va. to attend the funeral of her to, "Bold Chanticleer Proclaims brother-m-law Mr. Harry Lee Box the Dawn". The symbol for the well. group is the chanticleer; the col- Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Walker ors, crimson and gold; the flow- and 3 children of Shenandoah er, the coxcomb. Junction visited Mr. and Mrs. Ken Candidates for graduation in- neth Brown and 2 children of elude the following girls" Hilda Rockville, Md. on Sunday. They Mac Allen, Treva Faye Blackford also visited Mr. P. Brown who ...... Barbara Ellen Brady, Bonnie Lor has been very ill in Rockville. DR OLIVER IKENBERRY " " en ..... - ..... .............. -d rame Butler, Linda Lou Creamer, Mrs. Grace Boyd who has be .,.w m,*mbers w, r initi to,! i- Har-,*r l=q 'h Dr Oliver S Ikenberry, presl. Lmda Carol Darlington, Lmda spending several months m n .... "" .... " ............................ d Cl~pter of the Nahonal Honor Soclety Wednesday evening, April oent oI ~nepnero COllege, will ad Lou tinllaru, dacquelme ~ee nu. cessmn city, ~lorloa has returne 1~ ~dvin~, the organization a total of 15 memht.r~ And th~ a h,~,Jo dress the 45 graduates at the corn ghes, Dorthea Jane Ikenberry, to her home in Ranson. piet~e shows witch one exception, the entire honor stu'--tlen~.s.~ Th'*ey mencement exercises for Shep- Norma Lee Jenkins, Patricia Ann Mr. and Mrs. Allen Glassford are, seated, left to right:---Sandy Rockenbaugh, Steve Wilt, M ry herdstown High School on Friday Kave, Donna Grace Lansing, Suel and daughter Mollie Jane and Emma Kidwller, Bonnie Painter, M ry Lon M thoney, Bill Wilt, and night Ma- 26 said Edward B Ro , lvn Ann Lehman Mary Lee Lem a,.o o.a q .... a Nancy Clevenger.. Standing, left to right:---Judy Auvil, Anne New- . ...... .... comer, Carolyn Oden, Donme Hetze, Bake Harrison, John Little- enrS prlnc~pal m outlining the c]os i ~nnnP~agrg~s~ Jeanne I~we, P~ricla children J~mmle,Jema and Tony ton, Tommy Cummings, and the Rev. Alfred Collins, who delivered g aCHVlHeS SOILS, Kum ~lanne ttnlna oI ~ummlt ~'olnt spent ~unaay ta n sen r t I . . the speech for the initia "on ceremo y. Not Pre t fo he picture, The sermon on the preceding man, Harrlett Ehzabeth Stanley, with the latters parents YN/lc but a member of the Society was John Newcomer. Sunday, May 21, will be preached Betty Washington, Ann Winston, and Mrs. James C. Glassford in .......... ......... by the Reverend Andrew Gullick, I Victoria Washington, Anna Lou- Washington, D.C. 'me annuai initiation ot me lmem ers: v ary mma lawner, the local Presbyterian minister I ise Whitmer Mary Ann Winston .................. National Honor Society was held I Mary Lou Mahoney, Bonnie Paint " ' ' " ' IYlrs t./ 41Vlll nenmmw uao " Bi " " in the high school auditorium, and Cornelia Marie Woodfork... ,,, h,, o oo,,,wn In the Harpers Ferry High School [ er, 11 Wilt and Steve Wilt. Fol The Reverend John Grlssinger, Boys are: Charles Eugene Clem- *e- nendin,, two -,eeks in Cuva- Auditorium Wednesday, April 19, [low ng this service Nancy Clev- 1961 enger read the poem, Op ortun pastor of the Shepherdstown Lu- mons, Richard Huse Crane, Jr., ho ,a Falls Ohio visitin her son ] P " theran Parish, has been asked to Hugh Max Deft, Jr, Robert Lee no, Carolyn Oden played the piano ] ity." serve as liturgist. [Elliott, Michael Louie Grobosky, .... as the students assembled. Devot-I The Rev. Alfred Collins of Har Dr. Ikenberry will use for the [Jesse Gardner Henderson, Jr ......................... ,rp lens were led by BlaK H r!l o -Jpers Ferry spoke to the assembly . 1~ILUI'~ a~UUUb~y WILll tll~ V subject of his address, The Corn Charles Wesley Hunter, Jr, Jam-. ........ : The four caruinal principles O lstressin the faur nrin inle -f ing of the Moon". Patricia Par- es William Kinkaid, Wayne Le, sons anu msners,. osnedMrs the society: scholarship, leader-|the society. He emphasized the sons, holding highest scholastic I Hew, Harry Ward Martz, Leonard were ship, char act any settee were ]need for students to choose goals honors, will call her valedictory IStrider Moore, Terence Roberi mscussea oy carolyn uuen, JU y [to work toward,in school and in "A Trumpet to the Morn" and I Nichols, Lynwood Samuel Stride, Auvil, Don e rietzei an . Anne |life and to build strong character Jacqueline Hughes, in second ]Charles Walter Swope, William ""] ewcomer. Tommy uummlngs ex]traits. place, has chosen ",Salutation to I Daniel Thompson, Harry Curtis an r rSo Iga ins urV_" mm ou, plained the meaning of me sym-I Mr. C. C. Arms played the re- do g bols on the emolem, anti anoy ,, ,, the Dawn as the title for her[VanMetre, Charles Edward Walk- . . . " ............ [cessional, Follow the Gleam , as welcoming speech t er, Ilev Oliver Weller Jr Rich Mr. vlrs. owara Asnwoou, RocKenoaugn gave me history ot I ..... ;,h ...... ;. Charles Swope, president, plans [ ard Powell Welsh, Gerald Thomas Ranson visited Mr. and Mrs. MI - the Harpers Ferry Chapter. I,,,.,.a ..... ,.o_ to resent h ' or Wilson, Berryviile, Va on Sun The glee club under the direct ........ * ......... """' p t e class gift. Others [Whitmer, Waiter Eugene Whitt- -a " ion of Mr C C Arums san "Just I auditorium with their lighted can taking part will be L: J. McDon- [ington, Matthew Frederick Wil. a y .... g i aid, president of the Board of Ed- 'liams and John Henry Writt Mrs. G. E. Vickers returned For Today." I"'=- . . . " " home Wednesday from the Kings John Littleton, president of the] v rs. margaret Jammon the i Carl E Ballard of Charles Town Daughters Hospital, Martinsburg group initiated the following new | sponsor of the group. It_ ...... | [ Monday, April 24, a daughter where she had been a patient for l I [Gera Elaine was born'to Mr and one week for observation,ister of the Presbyterian Church Campaign Drive to be held on ................. f 7 9 PM An i i [Mrs Robert M Horn, Harpers Other locals on page 8-C third will preach a series of sermons on May 22 rom :00- :00 . . y I J [ FerxT and a son" Stephen Dauglas oo"-n. the general theme "Everyone Can one willing to solicit on this drive -- - i J was born to Mr. and Mrs Robert ..... _ Succeed". The first of these will please call Mr. Charles J. W. - I D Wane be "The Danger of Drifting." Smith, telephone number 370. It A set of ' " I .......... Nlcewarner, Harpers Ferry; Others which will follow are was also noted that a number of the six bir s L%Y Wecreae ng [thburgIc'a l pauents aamittea to John Hibbard, City:"How To Win the Great Race of the TV networks are carrying the harles Town 'General e n Is-Pl earl: re:rlvlr: ngar a!n Out patients were" Richard aPr All", "When Both Husband and appeals in support of the 1961 ." - , alp y; munster wn- . " "b Lambert Wife Love God,' "The Change- Mental Health Drive p tal during the period of April t liam E. Pulse, City; Murmur. adis, Brunswick; Bob y ............... 19-24. As a matter of fact five of let V. Gayhart, Ranson; Mr. I yle City; Marshal Kerf eit, ,Ran soni es,s ?nr ,s n SAecr ?fg gce Or,. Mrs. Hugh Via: program cha r- " " anson" t- m , ,m man, preseme l ennem w metz, the b rths were babies LL Furr itv: Little D" Sin , Cora Longeroe0m, , ttt .... . : . , The twin bnvs were born Anril [has Reunion, Harpers Ferry; Sterlirl The unaay scneaule Is as Jefferson =ounty representati 22 to Mr. anal" Mrs. Franklin"R. I led[cal natients were" Davis, City; Harold gems, Bun- _.Chturch School 9_45A:M. Wor to the house of delegates who Albrecht of Haroers Ferry They .... .. .... 2:" ker Hill; Will am Pulse, City; Rob snip bervlce at A. .-ounlor spoke on legislation pertaining to , . . :.. ...... eai, harpers erry; mr. e_.;th. Ha,. ers Fer ,. Na Hi and Senior Hi Youm groups Mental Health He also touched nave oeen nameo oerry allen ano Harr : ' "*" " Ter, Lee ] 7 McCar.ty, Ranson, Mrs..Mar thaniel Hall. City: Lewis Free, will meet at 6:00 P. M. Weekday on other phases of legislation S. .... /garet v. msKey, * earneysvnle; " ohn Dickson activities are as follows: passed at the recent session of son, aymond Mcr mley, Jr Mr Leonard T Cha man Cit " ................ was born ""e ....... oS ]-*-- ........ ",- - p -- Y' City; Earl A. Reese, Baltimore, Monday 7:30 P. M. Boy Scouts the W. Va. legislature. Mr. Metz . ..exu xu,/uxz . ~ua may ~pates, rlautown; a a. o .... vo. wv..n 9R a very infarmative talk on to Mr an " urn., oa.,,,p x- ,vo, --.,--we o ..... - - --- -. d Mrs. Raymond Nice- Mrs. Edna L. Sprmgeff, Ranson, . . . warner of Ran~n /Mr w ...... Breuls Frazler, ganson; Harry Tuesday, 3:30 P. M. Primary the subject and stated thatthe ..... : ....... :: ........................ .... ,. ona Mumaw, Halltown Choir" Rehearsal" West Virginia University cnoo! Sunday, April 23 a son, Time. |J. Mercer, Mr. Bushrod Dillow, " - " of Nursin now has a comn ote thy Lee was born to Mr and Mrs Mrs Edna L Kern, Mr John G "- Wednesuay, 3:30 P. M. Junior . .... , " ..... I, Choir Rehearsal nursing course WhiCh mcluaes I/(IVIU V(llli l$l[ Wednesday, 8[00 P. M. Execut- training in psychiatry. The speak AT THE ive Board of Women of the chur- er also brought to the attention of the group that the two larger PUBLIC INVITED No Price Increase on Bev,erages. SHARPSBURG, MD. Named Citizen Of For March PAUL & DICK REITI R IF YOU HAVE NOT VISITEDi OUR NEW AND MODERN HEADQUARTEI S, PLEASE COME IN TO SEE US SOON.!. DAVID R. VAN METRE The Gordon Eismon Chapter of the National ttonor Society of Charles Town Senior High School amnounces that the Citizen of the Month for March is David Roth VanMetre, son of Dr. and Mrs. John L. VanMetre of 311 South George Street, Charles Town. Having received three letters as center on the football squad, TEI VISIONS AND RADIOS David was, this year, named as a . ) V member of the All-Sectional and All.Metropolitan football teams. He received honorable mention on the All-State squad. Also a i member of the track team, he is serving as President of the Var- sity Club. As Senior Editor of the ,` ,r school yearbook, David iS com- pleting his second year on that APPLIANCES, TELE ISIONS, staff. He represents his home- room on the Student Council. He CLOCKS, RADIOS and OTHER HOUSEHOLD NEEDS. And We Service and take rare of ALL Appliances, T. V.'s and we are equipped to Service R. C. A. Color Television. Corner S0uth Charles and West Wd hington Sts. PHONE 202 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. is a member of the Zion Episco- pal Church and the Brotherhood of St. Andrew. After graduation this spring, David hopes to attend Duke University and study medi- cine. Everyone Succeed New Sermon ries At P[e ytri Church B ginning on Sunday, April 30 at the ervice t rain ch, Thursday, 8:00 P. M. Senior Choir Rehearsal. Nursery is provided during Sunday A. M. Worship Service. The public is cordially invited to the above general services. Ministers Praise Newspa r, Merchants For Fine Publidty At the April meeting of the Charles Town Ministerial Assoc. iation, the association adopted a resolution commending the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate and the lo caJ merchants for the fine way in which each cooperated with the publicity for the recent series of Community Lenten Services. The secretary of the association, Carl- yle A. McDonald, was requested to convey tltis information to the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate and to the local merchants through the medium of the above men- tioned paper. The newspaper was commended for the weekly news articles pertaining to each of the five services. Appreciation is ex- pressed to the merchants who so gaci0sly fcrnished space eir store windows for the card board posters which were used. The next cooperative-or union " tlon -service will be a Reforma Sunday" service at the Charles Town Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Octoher 29 at 7:45 P. M. The a ociation adopted the fol- lowhag schedule for the 1962 Len. ten services: March 15 at the Lu- theran Church, March 22 at the Methodist Church, March 29 at the Presbyterian Church, April 5 at the Baptist Church, April 12 at the Episcopal Church, Metz Talks To Mental Health Group About Work Being Done In Field parts of the state budget are for the Department of Welfare and Mental Health At the conclusion of the pro- gram Mrs. Marvin Edwards, hos- tess for the evening served delie ious refreshments. Revival Services To Open Sunday Night Leetown Church Revival Services will begin Sun day night at the Leetown Church of the Brethren at 7:40 P. M. each night of the week. EaCh night we will begin with a Song Service, singing the old familiar hymns that many love to sing. Each night there will be special music from a neighboring church. Each night a visiting minister will bring a message on the sub ject of the Christian Homes. Sunday night Rev. C. N. Crrubb of Jolmsontown Church will be the speaker. Rev. Stanley Earhart of the Broadfording Church will speak on Monday night, May 1, Rev. Clyde Frye of the Crossnic- kle Congregation on Tuesday, May 2, Rv. Enm ert Bittinger of the Longmeadow Church on Wed- nesday night, May 3, Rev. Newton Poling of the Brownsville Church on Thursday night, May 4 and Rev. Lester Pike of the Sharps- burg and Pleasant View Church on Friday night, May 5. The public is invited to" attend any or all of these meetings and bring friends. Learn about the Christian Home and then give your life to Christ and the Chur- ch. Exami 8e Given For Carrier At Kearneysville PO An examination for a rural car- rier for the Postoffice at Kear- The Jeffersgn County Mental neysville will be given and applic- Health Association met in a reg- ations will be accepted until May ular meeting at th Hilleary House 23, 1961 it was announced thi Monday, April 24 at 8:00 p. m. week by the Commission. with the President, Mrs. willis Applicants for th 'po t must Shuinan pres c ng for the busin- tak.e a written arid they mt st se 0n. bav resided within the delivery Mrs. H. IL Hunter reported on area of the office for at least one the of the Bell year to date On hundred volunteers will be of our mentally ill may be saved needed for the Bell Ringers' Mar- ch for Mental Health on May 22 it was announced today by Jef- ferson County Association for Mental Health. Mrs. H. H. Hunter, chairman of the Jefferson County Bell Ring- ers Campaign appealed to "civic years of suffering and their fam- ilies the anguish of a protracted mental illness, Mrs. Hunter stat- e~"Then Mental Health Bell is the symbol of the Bell Ringer's Mar- ch. There is a real bell behind the symbol. It was cast from Date Changed Charles Town Child A change in the Well Child in Charles Town this week by Mrs. ph, N. B. of the ty Health De The ~ Charles Tow~ be held in ~the minded citizens, especially Tom- chains and shackles that once re- County Building, en to come forward and join the strained the mental patients. 4, durinz the big annual push in the offensive "Now that bell rings with hope. n m against mental illness." And every time a voluntee rings -'In" She he - " -" The Bell Ringer volunteers will the bell, that hope comes nearer .... !p . ra.stowu lvlemorlal l~Ull(llng carry the door to door solicitat. I mean hope for the day when Ma , 1 from 2 to 3 n ion for funds to every family in mental illness will be conquered / :'. . in harpers e'erry Charles Town and Ranson. [as so many diseases have been Hill Methodist ,CLiff Each volunteer Bell Ringer will conquered," Mrs. Hunter stated, nesda Ma 3 fronl only need to contribute two hours Those who wish to volunteer Y' Y during the evening of May 22, ac- for Bell Ringers' March should oo cording to Mrs. Hunter contact Mr. Charles J. W. Smith JeHerson t ur w "But what a rewarding exper-'chairman of volunteers. The tele Club Will Meet ience to feel that by giving two phone number is Charles Town hours to this civic task that many 370. The JeffersOn an Woman' Club applications. And in addition to GIRL SCOUTS and LEADERS meeting on May 9 a these requirements, the applicant VISIT OFFICES & PLANT Mrs. Darrell I oon must also have reached their 18th SPIRIT ADVOCATE Mildred Street. Coil birthday by the closing date for " m. All members pl acceptance of application. There I Ten memb g with theirent'. All new mere IS no maximum age limit for ap- I lead~r.~ of Girl gco.(~ Trnnn No drolly welcome. plicants However, persons who ............. :-r ........ r . . 15 of Ranson visited the offices In - "" " nave passed the age of 70 may oe and news"a 'er "lant "f the S"ir ussla mey considered only for temporary /it of Jeffer n/(dvoca e last every hotel room--ol renewable appointments for one nesday They "were taken on a you. year. . ..... tour of the newspaper plant and uompmte imormation aoout .... ....... shown the mtertype machines In GO TO CHUR me examlnauon requlremenus operation as well as numerous \ /. and instructions, for filing app}i- other activities going on in the --I cauons may t)e oDtalneu at me nlant The newsnaner nress Kearneysvflle Postoffme. Appl ca- attracted much attention and all II AIMU kd/ tion forms must be filed with the left amazed afte " ' ........... r being explain- 19 ~ ~IVII bervlce t~ommlsslon, .... :: :. ....... ed the printing and publishing of, w.asnmg on, u. ana must the modern day newspapers. Lead I/'2ADhI U T] cezvea, or po.stmarKeu not later ers in charge of the troop were[ /4ny, nIJ l. |1 man me closing uate. , Mrs. Charles Spiker and her as-n ...... sistant Mrs. Thomas Carson. ALI: and:: Cancer Crusade Off To * ,,,, , 1 Jeirerson firemen s [ ........ Fine Start In County Association to Meet J WISTISN < [ILO 7[ The Jefferso - ounty Volun-J , PHONE ... uu.m u teer Firemen's Association wiil HA ES T0 " ....... hold a meting on Tuesday, May 2, [ C RL zne American ancer urusaoe at 7'30 n m in the station -f ,ho I' ' for Jefferson County has. had ,a Fri'den shIv :n Fire'" Com_an_u v of ...... Har- [ April 27-4t, very successful beginning the oers Ferry-Bolivar chairman Mrs. O. S. Bloom re- %--- ...... ports. The amount collected dur- ing the first week of the crusade 'ruP 'rJ ll/kllE U IIrI hi~l'~ql'ltih| was $1,068.75. "C Day" was obser- [ 1111;/UW[lr I'IUU3 fll:3/AUrL ved and money contributed were ...... 2 . responsible for this bright start HARPERS FERRY, W. VA. $832.16 was reported for "C Day". ....................... The Rainbow Girls received LUNCH DIIN J It $58.30 for their efforts with Tag A TT'I JTIT. $l.flfl P Day Saturday, April 22nd on the "Y ........................ streets of Charls Town. If anyone has not contributed SUNDAY NIGHT BUF l to this great crusade and worthy ' ;. :: cause please contact a worker or CLOSED 01 . Mrs. O. S. BJpg. m Bsox 124 Ransom. rlPiT.l T AV ~ tr'~l~ __ , ' tl Oaeauon Radio Society ,. - r--"~ ...........: .... ~ PO~'~'.,~'~ ~#'.,~, Y.~ ~".,~ ~ Offering Instruchons ......N 0 W 0 P E N For Radio Amteurs STONE The Opequon Radio Society, an association of radio "hams" in this area has announced a courseTOURIST of instruction for all people in- ---- - terested in becoming radio ama- teurs. Upon completing the cour- se, the student will be qualified to take the Federal Communicat- ions Commission examination for a Novice Radio License. The headquarters of the club are in Martinsburg, and the course of instruction will be given there However, if there is sufficient in terest in Charles Town, the school will be conducted here al- so for the convenience of resi- dents of JefferSon County All persons interested are asked to register with either John McCord of the Leetown Road, Telephone 980-R or Ray Conrad at the Peo- ples Bank, home telephone 990. The classes are scheduled to be- gin in approximately two weeks. , FREE CONTINENTAL NIGHTLY -- WEEKLY PICNIC AREA Si RESERVATIONS INVIT P M. D. STAUBS, Proprietor Halltown, W. Va. U. S. Route 340 East April 27 - It.--paid You'll fall in ,r ?. ,with MILK GLASS VANITY LAMPS our A. American as apple pie. And *hey're s, smartl A decorator louch that adds grach~U~- hess, warmth and charm to any room in the Verified hou,e. BeoutlfoI habnotl design~.with sauce, base, chimney. Gleaming brass-plated fittings. U.L. approved cord set, Hurry whilo the supply , Value! l,,,,l '81 . SILVERTOWN NEW" All.around tire B,F.G. VALUE! for town and highway. Gives 25% more mileage than last year's new- car tires. Top traction, skid extra resistance, treod, $1 down... 12 full months to pay 111 uth George Street Phone 54 Ch