Newspaper Archive of
Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
Charles Town, West Virginia
Lyft
April 30, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
PAGE 31     (31 of 32 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
 
PAGE 31     (31 of 32 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
April 30, 1959
 

Newspaper Archive of Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.




' PIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE t [ THURSDAY,, APRIL 30, 1959 7--B " " ", m :proWL this,power at : er I Jefferson Little ~ ica's l~ewest fla tm, ck plant, the [ _ r, T _ tom.c ght and Po er Corn-I Lea.uo M:I,o Ph.c J V | # F There's a little invisible fellow tures below the vision line and p any oonstruoted a line and sub- ] "~$ ~" ,-,unl.,~ .,umm~ . , . S~VlOn ~o meet me neeas. A a~,- J V, [ ~ who wilt play ~t mighty Important shielding ~em from the spectnt-~nn .~.,, . ..... ~.,,-+ ~^-. ~-~+ [ Officers and dirf*e.t~rs ~nd t~nrn r01e en the new $4 million $hen tars eyes The effec is one of ..... ]mann"era of the Jeff~r--~n ...... ...... a,~doah Do,,,ns ~rack .~.~ri~ at 1..~tm.ffi ~.~..~ ~ ~,,.n..~ ..f no~ ann eyman avenues, nor~n along I. s . c ~ ~-~zv ng and historic side l:he redskins, money instead of calico and grain,e i ,ty Charles Town on May 1 lamps, s~titlir~:dlAVet,nl:: it~ns.~d: ~1w Sl~b" ]l~llaem~'torla~hte w::kiI~gdd!~:~; tndoah Downs is ~'ts Recruited Rangers Now Telling Story ry e His name is Reddy Kilowatt Designed By Hamilton acre Shenandoah Downs estate. ]season. system. To provide resource, one of t~he In 1758, l~obert Rutherford of Now we have ,traded .the mule I A~ s ~ and he will. be top man on ,the Designed ,by "Arthur S. Hamil-The line, which is a branch ,from [ League President Donald NoN Wing Springs" has "Flowing Springs", .near Charles pack and covered wagon, for shiny I s ( is tote board~y prodding ~ectricton, Jr., a Rochester, N. Y. light- the MHlville to Charles Town high land sa!d rules and regulations I au~omob~les and huge .buses. We I e. a'i, powe~. ~or ~ne lvz.m-.~tianzm ~tazes," ing engineer, the system features volt.age system, ,measures nearly ~were aoopted ann announcement seal. This sparkling Town, recruited a com~ny of ran ]have traded the trails ~or two ~nd I'to ge~ mrger as the years roll by. orana new, mzra-moaern mgnt low poles set at 15-degree angles three-fourths of a mile Twenty was made theft the "Try-outs" for flows from the coolgers to meet ~he ~thre~t oI lndi~n[three lane highways We've seen~ Shenandoah Downs another re- racing plant. And lots of power on the inside and outside rails, one poles from 30 to 55 feet insix league teams will be held ~Unded in a low re-attacks. George Washington had of 70,000 gallons ca- advised Governor Dmwiddie of I deisel engines s'hooting by on I creation al d .eevl~pment, the far- ~!.ll. be required_too. In fact, Joe thereby eliminating the glare us- height, were required to carry .the I Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, I steel rails shove the mule-carted Iges~ ano most e~pensive ye~ vo oe ~aiey, tmarles Town manager o~ ual.ly given off wi~h high arc-type line. IMaY ~-~-V on the Held in ~ack of Virginia to a~ppoin,t I4u,the,vlord in I.tugboats 'in~o oblivion" and we ]undertaken in Jefferson countythe Potomac Light and Power lamps. * ~-.~..~.,., e.~.+~ ~.. +,. ...... Ithe Charles Town Junior High .~ssure pumping thecommand at the newly formed ' " m an a ~ ~*"'~"'~' "~'"~ "~ ~"~ "'~'~ " ' I have also seen ,giant airnlanes I will help to make ,the army of Co p y, reve led that the new Lighting on the 80-foot wide~,h~+o~,,~ ~.~,,,~ ...... ~.o... ,,, ] School. Practice sessmns will start ' is fed into a ten- group. 2~he rangers were ,to oper- - " r i .................... .~u~,~m ...... come from all parts of ,the nation ] county v~sitors grow by leaps and t ack w U have a total connected stretch will come from infield~. ~ ........ T,. ~. ~.^.. ~ ~n. ,^ [ at 4 p. m. DST each afternoon. aaJn and then reduc- ate only ~n what .was rthen Fred- . we 40 i a .... ~"'" .......a~ """" ~'~ .... ~t primary mains coy- erick County, Virginia and were ~o [ and world to fly close 'by, and I bounds w~.th, each passing, year. pc r load of 2, 0 k low Sis. poles and off the top of .the 4 180 volts I The annual player auctmn will errtlre Shenandoahfi~h.t in true Indian style Brad- ~over, this majestic scene which [ It Was ,3us~ a year ago m Jan- That, according to ~taley, is grandstand and club house, pro- 'T~-~ 62 "da .... ~n ....*~ .... . ]be held at the Junior High School I Jefferson county now is tel:ling the ]uary that wor~ was s~arted on more ,than the electric require- v~ding v~sibllity equal to a bright ~o'..'~.~d.:'h ~r~:.~,~'. ~.~"~=,~"~.~ [Monday evening May 11 a~ 7 p. m. The pressurized dir- dock's defeat had .revealed ~l~t i.t Ination and the world .about. ibtaldlng .t,hls nuge and beautiful ments of all residential customers ~fternoon. ~.~'~"t~ro,,~'~.~lv ~ ;,~,#~ ~'~'~'~" ] President Noland said the leag ; capacity ~s 60,000 was necessary ,to abandon Euro- [ We have .~ent. ~ur v~un~ vnen [norse racang plant In Jenerson in the communities of HarPers In addition .to his efforts in ~.~" ~" ~.'.~ ~,~:~ ......... ue will have six tearns ,this year ~ur. penn milt,tary tactics in favor of [intow~s'to-bl-eed-and'c~l~e~ Dre-: Icunty" And Friday and Saturday Ferry, Mlllvllle and Kearneysvllle lighting the racing strip, the vast ~'~'~=~ ~.~..'.. ~.. ~..~,~.Atl~n~c ]ln~teaxl of four and thus be able flyings' 'is ,located at ligl~ting Ino~ans in ,the Indian "" " nl t Ma 1-2 it wil,1 be dedicated .... ~o v .......... ,. ...... ,$ =u=,,w- Point of ~he 137-fashion. Accordingly, Robert Ru- ] serw ~ur rich h~r~,t-~" ..n,~ w~, [ gh y ,.. . . combined, grandstand and lawsh club house, ~ ..,.~, ...a +~. .... . ,....,~..+,. I to do away wi, th ~he two farm ................. and have a rana ~o nnln of bar , ,~,,~,.~ ,~.,. ~,,v ,,,~ ~,,.,~,,~,~ have sent some of hem .... g egi. g The biggest power use, of cour- the concourse, paddock, the 22- teams which h~ve been operating estate on the historic ~herford's men did not wear un-I. . . t to .~he.cit Ise racing under ,the scars I=,~ will b~ fo- liizh.ti-- w~-~ "...~-* acr~ '.~..-tq.~. ~,.*...... a-~ ~o~r= l~lghted raci~ng strip in the country, t.o..h ~.~.,. ~. *+.o ..,.~. ~lled by Robert Ru-lfovms, but instead :the pictures- ~ lea ................... :~ :nee.om~ ~rreat m~n m sus- t w e r .... , - ~- o ..-~ ............. r--.-.-o ............... ~ , ..... . .......... ~..-o.. |iness on~ Ot~- po~ds xxro ~ .... | A fe. y a s ago when the coun than a mtlllon watts will tlltml- and other facilities Reddy Kilo- And, again, the little ln~isible ~ Noland also asks any persons ~ruted Indian fight- que garb of ,the frontiersman.) ]not oni~" ad~l'ecl 'to"',t'he "county's [ty's rock quarrying OUslness ,oegan ina/ce the 5/8 mile track. This spec i watt' w~ll be on hand in other fellow is going to be on l-rand for [interested in belong with Vhe ~l's Rangers" wereFrom 1758 until after *2~e Re- | :randeu~ and wisdom but also I to. slump and farm. prices were ially designed lighting system I areas too These will include the the thrilling cry 'They're off and ]le~ue's opera~ions this Summer V: Years 1775 ,to 1760 volutlon, Robert Ru:t~erford set- ] ~.r~ *.h~ nsUnn'~ ' ' [ not what they n~ ~een, an.a not marks a departure from all past modern outside restaurants and runnlng...under the lights and un to contact him or any of the team ~ns threatened the veal in ,the Vi,rgima House of Bur .................. l | . . |a much as the county s Iarmers track l~ghting, throwing all fix-the under-grandstand sna~k bar der the stars." managers. l)loneers along thegesses. He was one of the dele- / Yes, we nave ueen right in the I needed to keep the economy on i ........ ~tier. gates ~o a convention held in Rich/middle of America's great age of [an even keel, some folks began ,to 1| ==== "= :mortal and inter at Williamsburg eihaxl.first thememberd~stinctiOnfrom [(1775) which resolved itsetf lwto ]growing up. And now that things /look over the horizons for indus- | [have quieted down a bit and we ]trial ,plants. And they worked I| Blue Ridge Moun- ' a committee to bake ,into its rut- [have had time to look upand brea [hard ,and long at it, .and still are I| leered .to Congress. He are consideration ,the state of the [the deeply, we find ~he progress [working :hard at it. II ' " ~-"~- ~ i 1793 to 1799 when he colony. Robert Rutherford was [we have made, especially in the [ O~hers jus.t said like ,the lyrics t| / /=~g'-- '-'~"-'- ~by General Daniel one of ,~he seven delegates Chosen Ifields of 'travel and communieat- tfrom "Oklahoma!, when the n~t- I / /-=z~ . ~r to ,this, he had 'to reply to the orders of Lord lions, have lifted us out of our live returns ,from the wonders of I t, as a statesman in Dunmore ,for Virgimans to join /mountains and valleys, Odr minds [Kansas Crty to sing, "They've I" ~ ~]~ ~ ~ t~ (~ J - i r / ( ----- the British Army, or be held ~s [have been widened, and we now igone ~bou,t as ~u as they can I _ ~ __I . __ ~ ~ ~'] ~ ~ ~" I rebels. OR December 13, (1775) [are finding that our great heri-/go?" t| ~m~~t~t~Jw~t~ ~T ~ ~ ~ 1 ~e0thtnd the answer severing relattonse be- [tage, our man-made wonders and ] But Kansas City went on And II I I"| | 15' I ~evford is supposed ,tween Virginia and England was [the beauties of nature which we ]so will Jefferson County. There's i -~- ~" V ~ ~ ~ ~ . ~, ~~r ~ . -, ~)rn in Scotland. His announced [haven't had much 'time ,to notice [a thread bare tune: "It was good tl ~ ._~r~;. vt~jr~'.~ ] s Rutherford, bou- The 'next year, Robert Ruthcr-]are being noticed far and wide [enough then, so i.t's ,good enough li I g Bullskin Run inford, together with George Mason,/and ,the tourists are coming. [now," .that has been heard many II I 'son County from Edmund Randol.ph and Patrick]; ~g times t~remarUnda lie,thenoland'matterBUt who,theil '| ' T ~~~~'~J.~'~-%~"r~'~1"*~ "~ ~-'~ ~'~'~h' "..~ and shortly there- Henry, drafted the Declara.tion of It ir~:egri3iotnhtt o~l~2fio~he !lyrigc: ,Rights ,and ,I,ramed a ,plan of Gov- f4 sS wa~sfamily~ppoir~edt this In-on eminent 'for Virginia. Robert Ru- grew up.~ in .~he~county .............. in .the ~orm_.~. ] tq~ ma.,h "b ..... , ~ ....unP-, ]i ~ . ~f ~ ~.f/ *'~=,,~r'-~ ~,..'~1~;~ ] 1743. the first high therford did ~ot fight in the Con- Iof horso racin~, o,~ o ~-t~,u,,,, ~,~ i ~ a ...... ........ ",.~' #I i" ~ ~ll~,/.. |~1 _,*'~ tl I i lar h,~rs- racln~ vl,o~,t Tlil~ ~+o,~ lAnd we aven ,t been struck by an ]1 - rC:.-_ ......J_ I erick County (Jeff- ,tiner~tal Army bu.t supoprted the ' ~ ~- ~ " ...... ~ ..... " industrial cloudburst. But we .are ed a ~low of spor~s lov~$s into the ] ,hat time a partof cause for libe,rty by doing what I ...... ~,, I soon to be struck b ya new lndus- [I ~U L'111 U ~ ~~~'~'~ ~ ~~"~_ ........ try wh c for too long has been l| ~ ~'~-~--~'~ -.-.---'~~'~ Lnty). Robert Ru- he could a.t home. His subsequent ...... ~. i h ' -- ~ ...... ~ ~'~ ed '.his fa,ther as a ,terms in Congress from 1793 to Aoou~ the same time ~ummer ~rworlnnk~H..mm,rdtt II ~-~1~ ....... __...~'~--~'~ In 1750, Robert 1799 afforded valuable experience, ~.~ns ann cottages oegan getting Wi.th nature's beauties to see, II ------------- Washington survey ,but did not add much to his mater t .'cz,er and . thicker along .the his.tory ,to learn and .both night [I --. Shenandoah River ial means. Consequently, upon his ]county's ~wo Dig rivers, With can- and day racing and fishing, boat-II ( l ] ~usgrove, and the retirement he was heavily in debt. oeing boating fisning ann swim- ing calm, lng and arks for re ~" " mi ' ' ' ' P P " err oI:~-med a sk)re His vast holdin:gs in Jefferson [ ng offe,ring_mo.re ofa varle.ty creation, they're bound to come II oz recrea~on ~o vo~n name rams , , County, as we~ as his wes,tern ...... And let s hope old Jefferson Court- II to be a m~st~ke in l'ands were ~11 sacri,flced in an e~- [ana visitors ~na many came ~rom tv will be ready ~or ~hem tust as II far and wide to enjoy this outdoor - ' ~ ~ " i ernlng the date of ~or~ to meet his obligaUons. ]. ' ' ' they have been for every other il )rd's marrirage, 'bu.t RObert Rutherford died at his l~un. occasion in history. [I ~ ~ I~ ~ ~ # !~!l his wife was Mary home .and was buried in an un- ,,the widow of Via marked grave a~ "Flowing lMaT;e~dni:w:hes0t Y te ]1 Clc}( I ag'~s'tus Howe. The Springs", a mile and a half north a,glish ,army officer east of Charles Town. thv~rS~gantf:' ofwi~ar ec zderoga in 1758. ~ big assis't from Uncle Sam and g .... - [l t his 'pocketbook decided the his- with all six of his mounts at Fair- i/ ter his marriage, Horse torv of Ha era Fer should notmount Park .the evening of Oct- oral left Winches- rp ry ]i '~ o b.is farm, "Flow- FROM PAGE 1 only be .preserved for posterity but ober 2. Meuux wen.,t on to ride a]! .... , , . . . . Wresen~ Jefferson some 'that had almost gone with total of 118 winners at ~he 60- Reddy Kilowatt, your electrical servant, is off and runmng. He s racing over., the power lines to,bring ..... 9rginia. al came and along wi.th i.t another the ages be restored but i.t is program session for a new record l/ ...... " efea,t of General war-this one among our own pea- ,too la.te. 'The restoration job was at the track. Fred Kratz also had ]| lighting, refrigeration and many other services to this beautiful new track. ...... '5, ,the I, ndians be- plea. ~whe~f~:~d:y fine Jtwhui~nY:e~!,cI:!95~, ]/ ~at i,t was necess- But in spite of ,the blood, sweat started ~nd ~oday ceV~pthOUghn~! Redd and all the folk " t" P " m "' "" " " ........ Uersmen to defend and tears shed both in war and from all parts of ,the nation, yes ~ * : ' [/ Y s at ne oto ac #.#gnt ann Power ..ompany are proud to De able To serve ~nenan- this, Rober~ Ru- peace, paths became toll roads, log even some from across seas and many engagements, il ized a company cabins grew into :homes, churches oceans .are coming, seeing and ~ [i doah Downs and they wish the management (and the customers, of course) all the very best of luck. 'I~I.rrI-IEI~D~)RD'S and schools s,prung up. Barter being conquered by i.t all. LRst Too many specialists, no~ en-II , money deals with ,the year alone an ~gh. broadened person all.ties,J|, P any an Ilion Jar ion an ran pentn II N. Raleigh Street Martinsburg, W. Va. AM 7.8955 Miliville Plant 899 Charles Town