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# ~a 4 m 4 6 ii i i LOCAL-PERSONAL NEWS By Mrs. Stuart Crim Shower For Recent Bride Complimenting Mrs. Lee Allen Drish whose marriage was a re- cent event, a surprise shower was given by her sisters-in-law Mrs.~ Lee Allen I-$eflebower and Mrs. Paul Boyd of Gerrardstown, W. Va. and her grandmother Mrs. Owen Swisher at the latter's home on Wednesday evening, Ap- ril 19th. A very pleasant evening was enjoyed during which the guest of honor was the recipient of many useful and attractive gifts and at a late hour delicious refreshments carried out in a pink and white theme were ~er- red by the hostesses. Those pres- ent for tne occasion were Mrs. Elizabeth Collis of Gerrardstown Mrs. Mason Griffith of Shepherds town, Mrs. Donald Whittington of Halltown, Mrs. Itoward McDaniel of Berryville, Va., Mrs. Ernest Rudolph, Mrs. David Cheshire and Miss Carolyn Lehman of Charles Town and from Summit Point Mesdames Leroy Cheshire, Wel- ton Hott, Lloyd Swisher, Grady Owens, Wilton Henry, Donald Glassford, Aubrey Jenkins, J'ohn Cheshire, Robert Liskey, Howard Dunn, Marshall Jenkins, John Henry, Misses Shirley Macough- try, Meta Frazier, Deborah Ches- hire, Ceglendia HoLt, Mollie Glass ford, Mary Cheshire, Barbara HoLt and Miss Dixie Gardner of Middleway. Also sending gifts al- though unable to attend were Mrs. Frederick Longerbeam, Mrs. Harvey Kercheval Jr., Mrs. Char les Heare, Mrs. Louis Drish and Miss Mabel Drish. On Monday evening, April 17, Mrs. Drish was honored at a sur. prise showed tendered her by her classmates at the Maryland Med- ical Secretarial School which was held in their dormitory in Hag- erstown, Md. Her mother Mrs. Leroy Cheshire and her sister Miss Mary Cheshire were among the guests present on that occas- ion. P. T. A. Meeting The Parent-Teachers Associat. ion met at the school on Monday and an election of officers for the coming year was held after which the meeting was adjourned. Due to illness, the scheduled program for the evening which was to be presented by the "Valley Chant- ers" was postponed until a later date. Correction: In last week's news letter a regrettable oversight was made in reporting on a luncheon held recently by Mrs. Jack Kin- cheloe. The guest list should have read: Mrs. Horatio Chase of Marl ton, N. J. Mrs. Arthur Kerr, Mrs. Philip Creamer, Miss Skirley Ma- coughtry and Mrs. James Gran- tham of Middleway. Sorry. Mrs. Clifton Longerbeam re- turned home on Wednesday of last week from the Winchester Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient for many weeks as the result of a second operation on her leg which was broken in an automobile accident last fall. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Jenkins and Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Ches- hire and daughter Patricia were in Leesburg, Va. on Sunday going there to visit with Mrs. Jenkins' mother Mrs. Anna Costello who is a resident patient at the Leesburg Hospital. During the day the group took Mrs. Costello for an outing, motoring to Frederick, Md. and to Braddock Heights be- fore returning her to the hospital 4-H Paper Drive The Busy Bees 4-H Club will sponsor a drive to collect ~aste paper on Saturday morning, May 6th. All those having bundles which they wish collected are asked to have them tied and in front of their homes by eight o'clock. Residents outside the vil lage who wish to have paper col- lected are asked to contact Mr. Leroy Cheshire before Friday, May 5th. Visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Snyder and their daughters Wallis Anne and Sue during the past week have been AT mmm m minim T Purchase 100-1bs. Southern States Starting and Growing Mash and Receive PLEASE BRING CONTAINER. LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE--COME EARLY. Starting & Growing Mash The feed that gives your chicks I. 9% EXTRA PROTEIN 7. 12% EXTRA MANGANESE 3. 43% EXTRA PHOSPHORUS 4. 47% EXTRA CALCIUM . 62% EXTRA RIBOFLJ, VIN e. 152% EXTRA VITAMIN "D" 7. 200% F..XT] A VITAMIN "A" Also phmty of Vitamin BI2. Niacin and Choline... plus antibiotics, proteins and minerals, Energized, Synchro-Balanced and Thorr.Mixed too. Yes. Starting & Growing is the "'complete" feed with everything needed to produce vigorous chicks that grow fast and develop:into excellent pullets. Order a supply today. SOUTHERN CHARLES TOWN PHONE 443 STATES COOPERATIVE RANSON, W. VA. week in Shepherdstown. Miss Judy Jenkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Jenkins and Tommy Crane son of Colonel and Mrs. J. T. Crane were among those initiated into the Gordon Eismon Honor Society of the Charles Town High School which was held at the Methodist Church in Charles Town on Thursday ev- ening. Also attending the banquet were Mrs. Crane, Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins, and Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Cheshire and daughters, Mrs. Lee Allen Drish and Miss Mary Ches hire, both of whom are .members of the society. Miss Mary Ellen Shull visited overnight on Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Creighton Propps and their children Trina and C. R. at their home in Charles Town. Mr. Douglas Brady of Balti. more, Md. spent the weekend vis- iting at the home of his mother Mrs. Oscar Brady. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Poston of Gaithersburg, Md. were weekend guests at the home of the formers brothers and sisters Mr. and Mrs. Howard Fellers Miss Sallie Pos. ton and Mr. Skinner Poston. Mr. and Mrs. Junior Deck and sons J. C. and Bill of Winchester, Va. were "visitors on Sunday at the home of the formers mother Mrs. J. A. Deck. Mr. Shelby Longerbeam of Washington, D. C. visited over the weekend at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Lon- gerbeam and their family. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Furness and their small daughter Anne Marie of Rochester, N. Y. are spending this week visiting with the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. William Sclunidt and brother Mr. Richard Schmidt. The Reverend and Mrs. Arthur Kerr and their family have had visiting with them at the Episco- pal Rectory during the past two weeks a number of their relatives and 9th, the latter's sister Mrs. H. Taylor Riegel who had been vis. Ring here was joined by her hus band and family and accompan led them upon their return tc their home in Upper Darby, Pa The following Friday her brothm Mr. David Chase and his two child ten of Haddonfield, N. J. arrived here accompanied by the Rever- end Mr. Kerr who had been visit- ing for several days with his par ents Mr, and Mrs. J~ames Kerr in Everett, Mass. Upon his return Mr. Chase was accompanied by I his mother Mrs. Horatio Chase of Marlton, N. J. who had been a guest at the Kerr home. On Mon day of this past week Mr. Kerr's aunts Miss Georgia Kerr of Ev- erett, Mass. and Mrs. Esther John son and her son Mr. Homer John son of Cambridge, Mass. arrived here to visit until Thursday. On Tuesday the group, motored to Be thesda, Md. to visit with Mrs. James F. Macoughtry at the Nat tonal Institute of Health and to tour the National Cathedral at Washington, D. C. Also guests at the Kerr home on this past Thur sday were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Connors of Everett, Mass. Mrs. Stuart Crim of "Monte View" visited overnight on Sun. day at the home of her son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Clay-' ton Stagner and their family in Charles Town. She was accompan- ied by her grandchildren Scotty who had spent the week with his grandparents and Libby who had been visiting with them and with Mr. and Mrs. Nat Lawson and their family at their home in Ran drier and family. The Ladies cleared $63.86 on ~heir Silver Tea last Sunday ev- ning. Don't forget the Rummage ;ale that is coming up May 6 at he Church. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wisenber- ;er and family of near Jefferson, ~Id. spent Sunday with the for- mers parents Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wisenberger. Mrs. F. P. Owens left Sunday evening for Keyser to spend the night and then with others she is going to Huntington Monday to attend a Board meeting of the State Federatibn of the Republi- can Women, returning home Wed nesday. The Leetown Toppers 4-H Club will meet Friday night, May at the home of Brad Butler in Char- les Town. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Slusher Jr. and daughter Gaff were Sunday dinner guests with the Slushers and Wilson's at "Rose Hill Farm" Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Winkler and Douglas were. dinner guests recently with Mr. and Mrs. Clay~ Smith at Summit Point. Mr. Arthur Fries of Martins- burg visited Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Winkler. By Mrs. Ethel Buzzard m Birthday Party Harold Lewis Staubs celebrated ed his fifth birthday on Saturday with a party given by his parents Mr. and Mrs. Harold Staubs. Re- son. Mrs. Stagner and her infant !reshments of cake, koolaid, can- daughter Susan returned home dy, potato chips were served and late Sunday night from Manistee, each child was given a baloon. Michigan where they had spent Harold Lewis received many nice the week visiting with Mr. Stag- gifts. Those helping him were ner. Teddy Cook, David Maphis, Stev- ie Chapman, Randall Staubs, Mi- chael Rodgers, Brenda, Sharon Mrs. Robert Watson. Mr. Fred Tabler of Martins- burg, Mr. and Mrs. John Fraley of Shepherdstown, Mr. "and Mrs. Jack Loudan of Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Loudan, Ranson, W. Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Loudan of Knoxville, Md. were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harding and son and Mrs. Annie Loudan. Mrs. Margaret Hankey of Mia- mi, Florida is visiting his son-in- law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Tieder and family. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sherman were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Van Camp and child ren on Sunday, April 23. All spent a nice evening. The quotations of The Blue Ridge Livestock Sales at Charles Town Monday, April 24, 1961. Receipts of livestock moderate with a good demand for all class es offered. Feature of sale was prime veal top $36.25; cows higher and strong. Choice butcher steers none; good butcher steers 21.00 to 23.50; plain to medium, steers 18.50 to SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FAm E 4--B THURSDAY, If you find life is empty, try Laborites putting something into it. over Polaris base. -I HARPERS FERRY, W. VA. On Route 340--2 Miles West of Harpers THURSDAY and FRIDAY APRIL 27: --PLUS-- lke "WAY OUT" Guys... and the "MAKE OUT" Gds... ,~ CINEM~ ,4$$OCIAIE$ REI.EA$~ SATURDAY ONLY ..... COLOR t By Mr& Mary Bruce Furr Don't forget the Aid Society meet Friday night at the home of Mrs. Victor Blue. Mr. and Mrs. William V. Mar- mien of Harpers Ferry were din- ner guests with Mr. and Mrs. James C. Tabb and family last Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Gardner and baby were dinner guests Sun friends. On Sunday, April'day with Mr. and Mrs, John Gar REPORT OF CONDITION OF of Charles Town in close of business on the State of West Virginia at the April 12, 1961. ASSETS Cash, balance with other banks, and cash in process of collection .................... $ 964,390.08 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed ..................2,045,956.00 Obligations of States and political subdivisions ...........................532,450.00 Loans and discounts (including $324.65 overdrafts) ............................2,952,008.83 Bank premises owned $17,000.00, furniture and fixtures $14,050.00 ................. 31,050.00 Real estate owned other than bank premises 5,000.00 TOTAL ASSETS .......................... $6,530,854.91 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations .......................$2,860,258.55 Time and savings deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations ........... 2,786,891.56 Deposits of United States 'Government (including postal savings) .............. 106,095.78 Deposits of States and political subdivisions.. 202,100.80 Certified and officers' checks, etc .......... 13,906.02 TOTAL DEPOSITS .......... $5,969,252.71 (a) Total demand deposits... $3,182,361.15 (b) Total time and savings deposits ............... $2,786,891.56 Other liabilities ........................... 8,500.00 TOTAL LIABILITIES ..................... $5,977,752.71 CAPITAL ACCtOUNTS Capital: (a) Common stock, total par value $220,000.00 ................... SUrl lus .................................. Undivided profits ......................... Reserves (and retirement account for preferred capital) ...................... 5,000.00 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ............ 553,102.20 220,000.00 220,00O.0O 108,102.20 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ........................... $6,530,854.91 MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure l abilities and for other purposes (including notes and "bills redi counted and securities sold with agreement to repurchase) ............$594,555.00 20.50; choice butcher heifers none good butcher heifers 20.00 to 22.- 00; plain to medium heifers 16.50 to 19.00; good bulls 19.00 to 21.00; plain to medium bulls 16.00 to 18.00; commercial cows 17.50 to 18.35; utility cows 16.50 to 17.50; canners and cutters 16.50 down; and Sushn Chapman, Norma Rod- cows by the head up to 225.00; gers, Sandra, Linda Staubs, Dar- stocker and feeder steers up to lene Everhart, Lucille and Doris 27.25; stock heifers and bulls by the head up to 140.00; Cogle, Mrs. Shirley Chapman, Mrs. Frances Rodgers, Mrs. Ethel Buzzard, Miss Ruby Staubs, Miss [uanita Cogle and his mother Mrs. Delma Staubs. Mrs. Maud Everhart accompan- ied by her brother and sister-in- law Mr. and Mrs. Garland Piper the latter's of Chestnut Hill were Sunday dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. Paul Garrett in Man- nings. Mr. and Mrs. Robert SpiLler and children Terry and Nancy Davis of Baltimore, Md. were Sunday Choice to prime calves 33.00 to 36.25; good butcher calves 30.00 to 33.00; medium butcher calves 26.00 to 30.00; thin calves 25.00 down; heavy calves 20.00 to 28.00 Lambs springer up to 26.10; lambs wool 22.00 down; butcher ewes 4.00 to 8.00;; stock ewes per head none; Good. butcher hogs 17.25 to 17.- 65; medium butcher hogs 16.75 to 17.25; heavy butcher hogs 16.00 to 17.25; butcher sows 13.00 to 15.- 50; heavy feeders and light but- dinner guests with the latters me- cher hogs 16.00 to 20.00; shoats ther Mrs. Ethel Buzzard and fam per hundred 25.25 down; pigs per il head 17.25 down; heavy boars YGary Staubs was given a birth- 10.50 to 12.00; stags none; sows dayparty on Saturday evening by I and pigs none; stock boars 12.00 his parents Mr. and Mrs. VernonI to 17.50. Staubs honoring his fourteenth Miscellaneous Sales Start 11:00 birthday. Those helping him cele A. M.--Livestock Sales 1:30 P. M. hrate were .Paul Wilson, Ronald Each Monday, and Michael Rodgers, Marshall Sale starts o~ daylight savings Longerbeam, David Staubs, Cur- time. tis and Wanda Everhart, Paula Darlene Everhart, Judy, Janice, More Soil Conservation Doris and Juanita Cogle, Ruby, Work Being Done For Linda, Sandra and Randall Staubs Number County Farmers Rheta Jackson, Louie Staubs. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rodgers and daughter Debbie of Brunswick, A livestock watering trough has recently been installed by Gran- Md. were Sunday guests with Mr. tham Brothers, to improve the and Mrs. C, H. Rodgers and fam- grazing and watering conditions ilYl~Ir. Donald Staubs, Mr. Robert on their farm. This is the second Shanft of Baltimore, Md., Mr. watering trough installed by Paul Staubs of Neersville, Va. them using the portable steel forms owned by the Eastern Pan were Saturday evening callers handle Soil Conservation District. with Mr, and Mrs. Vernon Staubs .Soil conservationist George and family. Cole has assisted James Loutham, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Garrett of Cyrus Moler, James Ware and Mannings, Mrs. Georgia Piper of Paul Chapman in preparing corn- Chestnut Hill were Sunday even- plete soil and water conservation ing vsitors with Mr. and Mrs. Ce- plans for their farms. cil Everhart and Mrs. Maude Ev- erhart. In Russia they have a TV in Brenda Crouson of Hillsboro, every hotel room-only it watches Va. spent Saturday night with her you. aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. How ard Cogle and son. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Chapman and children were Sunday dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Rodgers and family. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Cogle and son were Sunday guests with relatives in Millville. Mr. and Mrs. Lyon Staubs re- turned home after spending two weeks with the formers brother and wife Mr. and Mrs. Earl Staubs in Alexandria, Va. Mr; Elzy Longerbeam of Chest- nut Hill, Mr. John Wilson were Sunday callers with Mr. and Mrs. Junior Grove and family. Mr, and Mrs. John Whitehair and son Keith of Harpers Ferry were Sunday guests with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Everhart. By Miss Margaret Houser Mr. and Mrs. Martfn Snyder and daughter of Martinsburg were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rouser and daugh- ter. Mrs. Wallace Gift fell down the steps off her back porch, sprain- We, Melvin T. Strider, President, and James W. Strider, ed her ankle and bruised a hip swear that right bad last Tuesday. She was Or.shier, of the above.named bank do solemnly ..... Lrushed to the Charles Town Hos- this report of condition is true and correct, to Des |pital by ambulance bat returned our knowledge and belief, lhome that evening. MELVIN T. STRIDER, President Mr. and Mrs. David Allen and JAMES W. STRIDER, Cas er, J. BURNS HUYETT, N. CLARK. FURR, VIRGINIA T. BURNS, Directors. State of West Virginia, County of Jeff son, Sworn to and subscribed before me this 25th day of. April, 1961, and I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. ! DIT P. AN Y, ]Notary ['ubl c. My commission expires Sept. I0, 1965. _,_ LI ,._ , _ i, J L .~ ...... t |u' ,~ ...... daughter of Bo0nsboro, Md. were Sunday guests of his brother-in: law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Bert Loudarl and son. Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Houser and daughters of Hagerstown, Md. were Sunday guests of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hous er Sr. and daughter. Mrs. Rowland Bond and Mrs. Anna Bond visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Gift and children on Tuesday night. l r. Mrs, Harold RobJ. o and sons of Harpers Ferry Were Stmday evening guests of Mr. and --PLUS-- THE INTERNATIONAL ,e~EI~nFIC FOUNDATION presents UNDER THE AUSPICES OF N|$ MAJESTY KING LEOPOLD lU COLOR by DE LUXE SUNDAY and MONDAY APRIL 30" --FIRST SHOWING IN N WHEN YOU'RE TOO EAGER TO SM WILL!" A FILMGROUP PRESENTATION MOB RULE IN A HIGH SCHOOL! TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY e~oq --PLUS-- FOREVER YOUNG! FOREVER DEADLY! A UNIVER'~LI..INTERNA'I'IONAL RCTURE PLEASE NOTE :--Admissions: and car; 25c for each passenger. 12 years FREE! eeoo I I I AS WE ARE MOVING TO OUR NEW ALL FURNITURE AND APPLIANCES IN PRESENT 'STORE HAVE BEEN GREATLY DUCED. WATCH FOR THE GRAND OF OUR NEW STORE LOCATED AT 309 WASHINGTON STREET, CHARLES TOWN. Prospect Avenue Phone Charles Town, 403 MAY $1.00