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May 4, 1961

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ITEMS OF INTEREST IN VICINITY OF By Mrs. Clarence Smallwood Two disastrous fires claimed the atention of this community this past week. Marcus Bros. Cold Storage and packing room burned on Wednesday of last week. Fire- men from the Citizens and Indep endent Companies waged a hard battle from 7 a. m. until 3:30 p. m. Marcus Bros. wish to extend their deep appreciation to these men for their commendable work. Fire continued to smolder among the debris as late as the follow- ing Monday. Homer Newcomb an employee stayed on guard several nights while T. C. Marcus and Robby Sowers took turns. A num ber of spectators visited the ruins on Saturday and Sunday. Late Sunday evening a large dairy barn on the farm owned by Mr. George Hough was destroyed by fire. Origins undetermined. Three fire companies responded to this call. The Dickson Sod Co. of Round Hill, Va. is engaged in removing sod from Roderiek Bros. blue grass field on Rose Hill Farm ad- joining the road. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dodson of Rockville, Md. have been recent visitors with her brother Mr. EL mer Gett's and family of Rose Hill Farm. Mrs. Dodson plans to remain here for several weeks. Regular morning worship ser. vice will be conducted Sunday, May 7th at 11 o clock by Rev. S. F. Butcher, P. C. Ill l Ill I I ATTENTION! If You Are Building or Remodeling I Can Really SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR PLUMBING AND HEATING WORK. Shop Around for Prices and Then Get My Price. FOR THE BEST FOR LESS CALL-- BILL BARR 211 North Mildred Street CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. PHONE 62-R Over 20 Years Experience. EASY TERMS. May 4-1t.-pd. Draft Board Phone 20-F-024 Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Mercer and daughters his mother Mrs. Tho- mas Mercer were dinner guests Sunday with Mrs. Mercer's par- ents Mr .and Mrs. Win. H. Hough Sr. of Bakerton. The litters son George and friend James Hug- gins" U, S. Armed Services stat- ioned at the Norfolk Naval Base were also at the Hough home. Mr. and Mrs. Vance See and children of Broadway, Va. were visitors on Sunday at the home of her brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Popkins and family of the Fairmount Church vicinity. The See family also call- ed on her niece, Mrs. C. D. Mer- cer enroute to their home. Miss Marlyn Roderick of near Martinsburg spent Friday and Saturday with her grandmother Mrs. Elmer Roderick. !i i Two members of the three-man Selective Service Board of Jefferson County were honored Monday afternoon when they were presented certificates-of merit citation for their long and faith. Miss Ellen Mercer was honored ful service to the Selective Service. The honor was bestowed on behalf of the State Selective Ser- Monday night where a number of vice headquarters. her friends gathered at her home for a party in observance of her thirteenth birthday. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Newcomb of Leesburg, Va. was a overnight visitor Saturday with their son Mr. Homer Newcomb and family. They were enroute to their home after visiting relatives in Martins burg. [ Trout season opened on Satur-i day with the usual annual activ-i ity taking place along the Bull- skin Creek. Several men reported their catch very satisfactorily in size but few in number. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Woodward and family of Martinsburg spent Saturday with her sister Mrs. Paul Rowland and family. He a- long with Paul went trout fish- ing. Former residents, some of them former operators of the lo: cal storage visited the scene of the Marcus Bros. Cold Storage fire and former neighbors this past weekend. Among these were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rouss, son Stephen Douglass of VanCleves- ville, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Jacobs Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Frye Charles Town. Former residents, some of them former operators of the local stor age visited the scene of the Mar- cus Bros. Cold Storage fire and former neighbors this past week end. Among these were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rouss, son Stephen Douglass of VanClevesville, Mr. and Mrs.H. H. Jacobs, Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Frye, Charles Town. Uqmml isions are not paid on rgt/me t$ won, but on sales made. [Boosters For Lights I For CHS Athletic Field "7 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON VAm E 2--A THURSDAY, MAY Set Meeting For May 11 An important meeting of those right now, ]s progressing and those in charge of this project who are interested in having will have the new auto at Legion lights for the new Charles Town Ball Park this Sunday. The car night. The project with the new,meeting of the automobile while moving slowly:Class of the Charles To~ High School athletic field, is sche [ will also be exhibited on the down duled for the Legion Lounge next i town streets of Charles Town Fri, Wednesday night, May 11 at 7:30 day and will be in Shepherdstown p. m. promptly. Quite a number on Saturday it was announced. of last minute developments have t come up and there is also a nun]- Thomas Kitchen Speaker ber of items to be taken care of at an early date, R. M. "Pete" Hann, chairman of the Boosters For Builders On Sunday I Committee said today. Reports from individuals and others were Thomas Kitchen will be the heard at a meeting on Wednesday speaker for the Sunday morning odist Church at 9:30 a: classes are invited to Builders will also have ion of new class morning. All class are urged to are assured a cordial all times at the Mr. and Mrs. and children Sharon of Berryville, Va. guests at the home Mrs. Thomas Wiley GO TO CHURCH MO HER'S DAY The certificates were for ten years of service and they were presented to George R. Heidrtch, chairman of the board, and Howard L. Sechrist, a member. They are shown in photo above with other figures as follows, left to right:--Donald S. Noland, a new member of the board,LADIES NEW LADIES COTTON , appointed December, 1960; Mr. Sechrist, Mr. Heidrich; and Robert V. Henry, Morgantown, field SUMMER COTTON GIFT WASH 'N WEAR , i,: supervisor for State headquarters of Selective Service, who presented the certificates in a cero- ~, ~i 2 mony at the office here. . ( ( (Photo By Tim Sinn) $ ~91 "~iil B. Basch, City; Master Dale E: 'ur'" " ..... " " D R E S S E S P U S T E R S ....... [ ~ ii -,- h "- .aim - . | Appell, Ranson. I ~l I a"~ll "U~ .S1 ~% r I ~ l I[]liliPl l II/ Medical patients admitted were | ~V4F~U ~P | Mr. Marvin E. Dodson, City; Mrs. I FROM PAGE ONE i Sleeveless Styles SUGGESTION I ~ .~ ~A~I~ !~|P Thelma G. Glaize, Ranson; Mr. withdraw his plea ...... " ~"" s,u,#:""" ,,,,:-I Sleek Cottons Smartly Sl:y] 1 - wWv~ Heber B. Tucker, Mrs Lillie E ............ i ~ ~----'-- - mum " ~th ~vI Vdnlfo oruer mat ne mlgnt take aavan- Bfller, Mr. Kenn ............. LADIES COTTON LADIES MOVIE STAR' i ..... Harpers Ferr"; Mrs Gertrude M tage of the defect in the warrant Seven birms, tour Doys ana _ ....... Hamd wnereupon me oetenaant movea three girls occurred at the Char Boyd, City; Mrs. Esta M. ". Embroidery Trimmed NEWBERRY LACE TRIMMED ton, Mrs. Cora S. Streight, Miss to dismiss the warrant as being Vicki A. Weir, Brunswick, Md.; Mr. Terry D. Lipham, City. les Town General Hospital during the period of April 28 and May 2 with three of them on Friday. A son, Eric Warren, was born April 28 to Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. Wilt Harpers Ferry; a daugh- ter, Sandra Denise, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wilt Jr. of Millville and a daughter Kather- ine Maria was born to Mr. and Mrs. Gerald D. Bast Jr. of Charles Town. Saturday, April 29, a son Doug las Allen was born to Mr."and Mrs. John F. Brown Charles Town Sunday, April 30 a daughter Teresa Elizabeth was born to Mr. and Mrs. Bobby W. Loudan of Knoxville, Md. Monday, May 1 a son Lloyd Hen ry was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ben- jamin L. Dignazio of Harpers Fer ry. Tuesday, May 2 a son William Principal To Give Lectures On Radiation Ivan, 3rd was born to Mr. and Mrs. William I. Gifft Harpers Ferry. Surgical patients admitted to the hospital were: Mrs. Doris E. lear Studies, Oak Ridge, Tenn, be- Dr. William A. Wallace of Mar. tinsburg and chairman of the: Berkeley County Radiological'De- fense Division has announced that Mr. William J. Brown, Prin- cipal of Charles Town Senior High School will present two of six lectures to a group of train- ees enrolled in a course concern- ing the monitoring of radiation and its hazards. The title of Mr. Brown's lectur- es are Atomic Energy and Nuc- lear Weapons and Radioactive Falolut. Appropriate demonstrat- ions and films will accompany each lecture. barred by the statute of limitat. ions. The motion was granted. A jury is scheduled today to hear the evidence in the case of Arthur R. Beard vs David Butler in which the plaintiff seeks t~ re cover $650 allegedly due him~for horse training fees. However, it was uncertain early this morning as to whether or not the case would De tried. GARDEN TILLERS SALES and SERVICE Mr. Brown was associated with PHONE 769 the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuc- CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Costello, Halltown; Mrs. Margaret ~ fore coming to (~harle~ Town~: L. Blackford, City; Mr. Clyde W. II GO TO CHUR Null, Brunswick, Md.; Mr. Peter SUNDAY April 27-4t. II LI Regularly $1.49 VALUE LI Shadow Panel - Proportioned. ALUMINUM FOLDING SARAN WEBBED NEWBERRY Regularly $5.49 VALUE LADIES SUMMER COTTON SLEEVELESS Inexpensive But Attractive. CREDIT--- Just SaY LAY-A-WAY -- CASH "Charge ?% ..... 1 A t DELIGHTFUL SANDWICH" My family is very fond of what we call "TUNABuRGERS". Tunafish, held together with egg, then fried and served on a Schmidt Blue Ribbon Hamburger Roll with pickle garnish and lettuce is a feast. DONALD DELAUNEY Schmidz Blue Ribbon Bread Salesman DOO0000000@OO