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[] [ I I ! --Fram The Files of The.-- SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON-FARMERS ADVOCATE By:--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer 10 YEARS AGO -- 1951 Jefferson County will hold a sesqui-centennial celebration in September. William Perks was elected~ the new president of the Charles Town Lions Club. Jimmy Spinks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Spinks of Charles Town was named Valedictorian of the 1951 graduating class at Char les Town High School. Elizabeth Ann Russell, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. C. G. Russell of Summit Point, was selected Salutatorian of the 19~il graduating class. Miss Joan Sutton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sutton of Char- les Town was awarded 1st prize on her oil painting "Autumn On The Shenandoah". J. J. Newberry's StOre honored Miss Audrey McCartywith aK a- ward meeting in celebration of her ten years service with the Company. " Ready for another-American Legion baseball season are "Flick" Bond, Dyke Ashton, El. wood Heir0nimus, Mgr, Garly Hooe, "Wimpy" Zombro, Kenny Willingham, Gene Waiters, Gil- bert Miller and "Woody" Waiters. DIED: Mrs. Elizabeth Todd born at "Falling Spring" near Shepherdstown at her home in Washington; Miss Mary Moore Shirley at the Charles Town Gen- eral Hospital; Marshall M01er, for mer resident of Martinsburg at hi home in Bethesda, Md.; Mrs. Willa B. Kinsell at her home at Scrabble. MARRIED: Mrs. Hattie George of Shenandoah Junction and W. Sherman Hopper of Charles Town were married at the home of the groom's brother, Herbert Hopper, Charles Town, by the Rev. B. I. Barnes; In Winchester, Va. De- 10ris Piper became a bride of Mr. Donald Jenkins, both of Harpers Ferry. 20 YEARS AGO --- 1941 DIED: In King's Daughters Hos pital, Martinsburg, Mrs. Eliza Lou Jenkins, wife of Harry Jen- kins of Mt. Pleasant, near Summit Point. MARRIED: In Frederick, Md. Guy Henretty of Halltown to Mrs. Dorothy Miller, formerly of Wash ington, D. C. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1921 DIED: At her home in Pitts- burg, Mrs. Agnes Brown, wife of Straith Brown, formerly of this county; at her home in Charles Town Mrs. Sophia Herz, widow of Moses Herz; at his home near Winchester, Dr. W. J. Whitlock. MARRIED: ,By the Rev. C. E. Brandt at Shenandoah Junction, Willis Hoffman of Millville to Miss Edith Wolf of Bolivar. Candidates for Council in the ~veral wards of Charles Town were A. D. Mahoney in the first; W. A. Spangler in the Third and John W. Wageley in the Fourth. YEARS AGO --1~1 Dr. Joseph Newton Lewis, for- merly of this county was married at Selma, Alabama to Miss Lyle Davidson of Selma. William A. Chapline, postmas- ter at Shepherdstown, died at his home there. 80 YEARS AGO --- 1881 MARRIED: At Walnut Grove the bride's home near Flowing Spring by the Rev. A. C. Hopkins Richard Henderson to Miss B1ettie Beall, both of the county; in Char les Town by the Rev. W. H. Mea REPORT OF CONDITION OF of Ranson, West Virginia, at the close of business April 12, 1961, a state banking institution organized and op- erating under the banking laws of this State and a mem- ber of the Federal Reserve System. Published in accor- dance with a call made by the State Banking Authorities and by the Federal Reserve Bank of this District. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, and cash items in process of collection ............ $ 703,724.96 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed .........................493,794.54 Obligations of States and political subdivisions 15,071.13 Co]oorate stocks (including $12,150.00 stock of Federal Reserve Bank) .............. 12,150.00 Loans and discounts (including $119.09 overdrafts) ............................1,343,916.37 Bank premises owned $35,000.00, furniture and fixtures $70,353.47 .................. 105,353. 7 Other assets .............................. 21,812.20 TOTAL ASSETS ........................ $2,695,822.6./ LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations .......................$1,043,001.42 Time and savings deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations .......... 923,894.27 Deposits of United States Government (in- cluding postal savings) ................78,321.97 Deposits of States and political subdivisions 118,8.20.83 Deposits of banks ......... ; ............... 21,343.86 Other deposits (certified and officers' checks, etc.) ...........................20,469.57 TOTAL DEPOSITS ........... $2,205,351.92 (a) Total demand deposits.. $1,281,457.65 (b) Total time deposits ..... $ 923,894.27 Other liabilities ........................... ,38,810.48 TOTAL LIABILITIES ....................$2,244,162.40 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital: (a) Common stocl , par value ...... Surplus .................................. Undivided profits ......................... TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ............. $ 200,000.00 205,000.00 46,660.27 451,660.27 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS ........................... $2,695,822.67 MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabili- ties and for other purposes ........... $ 449,394.16 (a) Loans as shown above are after deduc- tion of reserves of .....................1,515.89 I, Ernest 0 Siter, Vice-Pres., Cashier, of the above- named bank-do hereby declare that this report" of condi- tion is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. ERNEST O. SILER, We, the undersigned directors attest the correctness of this report of condition and declare that is has been ex- amined by us and to the best of our knowledge and belief is true and correct J. E. WARD, D. M. HENESY, H. W. WAGELEY, Directors State of West Virginia, County of Jefferson, ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th day of April, 1961. VIRGINIA LEE SMALLWOOD, Notary Public. de, R. B. Mitchell to Raachel 'Celebrated 14th Birthday i Alice Eby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Eby of the county. DIED: At her home in the county, Mrs. Mary I. Dobbins, wife of Samuel Dobbins. i William tteiston sold his saw I mill property at Middleway to Henry Jennings of Frederick County, Va. for $4475. 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 DIED: At tIarpers Ferry, Bar. ney McCabe; near Summit Point, John Blue; near Berryville, John Gold. The Flick amendment giving the right to vote to men who had sympathized with the South in the days of secession was ratified by a large majority in this coun- ty. A committee of ladies held a dinner and supper in Hawk's coach factory in Charles Town for the benefit of the fund being col- lected for a monument on the Confederate soldiers lot in Edge Hill :Cemetery. By Mrs. Ethel Buzzard Rev. and Mrs. C. W. Lloyd and Miss Nannie Beavers of the par- sonage in Chestnut Hill were sup per guests on Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Ever- hart and family. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Braekett of Virginia were Saturday even- ing guests with Mrs. Ethel Buz- zard and son. Miss Judy Cogle celebrated her fourteenth birthday on Saturday evening with a party given by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cog- le. Those present to help her were: Paul Wilson, Douglas and Lyle Cook, Marshall, Leroy and Edith Longerbeam, Doris and Juanita, Janice and Calvin Cogle, Ruby and David Staub~s, Paula, Darlene and Wanda Everhart, Rheta Jackson, Libby, Roger and Donald White, Virgil Gift, Alvin Cogle, Paul Cogle, Mrs. Luther Cogle, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cogle Refreshments of mints, candies, potato chips, kool aid and cake was served. Judy received many nice gifts. Mr. and Mrs. George Talton and children and Mrs. Georgia Piper of Chestnut Hill were Wednesday evening visitors with Mrs. Maude Everhart and Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Everl~art and family. Mr. Walter Cogle, Mr. Carroll Cogle, Mrs. Elsie Cook and Mrs. Leona Everhart attended the fun- eral of Mr. John Holmes in Sam- ples Manor, Md. on Sunday after- noon. Mr. and Mrs. Preston Holmes and family of Keedysville, Md. were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Arrie Piper and family. Mr .and Mrs. Frank Rodgers of Ranson, W. Va. were Sunday call ers with Mr. and Mrs, Captain Rodgers and family. Delmar Cogle cut his head while playing on Sunday morning which required a stitch from the doctor. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brackett MR, GREEN, at the lumber. yard, whose incoming ship- ments of building materials mean business for our rail. road. He's just one of many local businessmen who look to the N&W for dependable transportation. In fact, of the scores of things you buy . . from cars to china cabi- nets, from food to fertilizer... much of it travels by N&W. iii:.!::: :i:! !: ;i :i!iiiiiii!ii~!i?:: ~:i:i: MR. SMITH, traffic manager of the factory who sends his company's products to market on the N&W, knows that his shipments will be handled swiftly and efficiently. Dependable transportation is vital to the successful oper- ation of his'company.., and a successful, growing company provides more job opportuni- ties for local folks. MR. BROWN, at the electric plant, who keeps power flow- mg to your home -- your lights, your refrigerator, your TV . . . your schools and other buildings. We're proud that his company's plant generat~ power from coal hauled by the N&W. Coal creates traffic, and jobs in mining, transportation and power generatmn. ! MR. JONES, the banker, who works to bring new in. dustry to ~,our town. We're backing his efforts with pro- motion, personal selling by our Industrial Department, an extensive, scientific in- dustrial study of our territory. And for good reasonq ~ new plants create more jobs and prosperity for your com- ~more traffic for our of Virginia were ealler, on Satur- day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Ce cil Everharl and family. Mr. Paul Staul)s of Necrsvillc, Va. was a Sunday evening visitor with his brolher and family Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Staub.,. Sunday Service For Assembly God Church The Rev. William P. Reed, pas- tor of Calvary Assembly of God located (m Fairfax Boulevard on Fifth Avenue in Ranson annom~- ced the following schedule of meetings for Sunday and subse- quent week nights. Sunday School at 10:00 a. m. morning worship service at 11:00 a. m. Evening Ev- angelistic services at 7:30 P. M. Tuesday the Christ Ambassador meet at 7:30 p. m. Thursday Bible Study at 7:30 p. m. ' Receni Me--morial Fund Hospital Auxiliary The Memorial Fund of the Wo- men's Auxiliary of the Charles Town General Hospital recently received the following Memorial gifts it was announced this week by Mrs. D. K. Koonce, treasurer. In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Buckner Smith from their three children. In memory of Mrs. Travers Coe from Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Ri ley, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Caper- " on and Mr. and Mr, . Leland Shu gart. In memm'v of Mr. Edward L. McDonald, i,cxington, Ky from Mr. and Mrs;. ttugh Caperton. " I In m~mory,, of Miss l~aura ~]liz- abelh Gray from Mrs. Dora Wil- lis, McKeesport, Pa. In memory of Mr. T, Perry IAp ~ltt from Mrs. T. Perry LippitL Douglaston, N. Y. 6 BSPIRIT OF JEFFERSON THURSDAY, MAY USE THE CLASSIFIED8 USE THE 0000.0000$00 $ $ $ $ $ 0000 0000000000000000000@@t DISTRIBUTOR PHONE 161-M CHARLES TOWN, Wo OO0 And so do thousands of other - / :: folks along our lines . . . . . who directly or indirectly use N&W service. We of the Norfolk and Western are dedicated to continued service to all of you, and to working as your partner and neighbor to bring progress and pros- perity to your community. NORFOLK and WESTERN GENERAL OFFICES e ROANOKE, VA, NATION'S GOING-EST RAILROAD