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May 5, 1966

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PUB]hlSIt~D :EVERY THURSDAY .,, ,, , 1 .., .., , , ,,, , , ,, , i , ,( BY JEFFERSON PUBLISHING CO., INC. 210 North George Strett - Charles Town, W. Va. Zip Code 2541 1 ,,5oo Second 'class Postage Paid At Charl Town Postoffi ' NATIONAL NEWSPAPER MAX BROWN, General Manager DON RENTCH, News Editor -- HENRY MORROW, Assoc. Editor Natiol l Advei'tbing Representative, Amerle ll Newspaper RepresentaUves, In, 404 Fifth Ave, New York Detroit - Chicago - Atlanta. 8all FranCiSco - Los Angeles ~-,. .................... , . r f SUBSCRIPTION - $5,00 Per Yr., Plus 1Sets. W. Va. Tax For Business, News or Advertising Departments DIAL 725-2046 or 725-2047 THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1966 r - i, a ,, , , , _ n By Henr7W. Morrow THE MATTER OF BEING INVOLVED When ~[ asked the editor, a month ago, for a little break from this weekly assignment in order to catch up with some pressing personal matters, I had hoped I would return tO it a month hence MOTHER'S DAY And the difference is far more America ns have a phobia for having Special Days. It than a matter, of simple semen- gotten so that there is hardly a day on the calendar that tics. It is a matter about which I special tribute isn t paid to one person or another. But the have thought much during this day we observe Sunday, M y8, fits into that category of past month. All of us are "con- days, we think, that are especially worthy of observance. Sun- cerned about things in one de- day is Mother s Day. It is a day for paying special tribute to gree or another, ranging from the mothers of America, and we are glad to join in thetersSUCh asSeeminglyjeffersonPrvincialcounty tomat'the We appreciate your use of our material, and all of us in the Garden Council are grateful to you for all you did to insure the success of our Tour. Cordially, Mrs. Robert P. Leonard Tour Chairman Braxton Seeking Re-Election To The basic difference between the so-called Northern approach and Charles Town Coundl~ Southern approach to this critical issue amply illustrates the differ-I Two more candidates filed for ence between being concerned re-election to the Charles Town and being involved. For while I Municipal Council this week and have no doubt that what may be then one withdrew shortly after Ioosely referred to as the North- filing. renewed and refreshed. But, un- ern approach to this problem is fortunately, it isn't that way al both morally and ethically cr'~councilmanEdward Braxton,from theincumbentsecond all. I feel neither renewed or rect and proper, yet at the same Ward, who is completing his first refreshed, and about the only time when this approach reaches term on the Charles Town Cou- lesson I have come close to learn- the level of practical application ncil has filed seeking re-election. by those who are personally in- tIoward L. Sechrist, incumbent ing in a month of absence is that volved it loses much of its polish. people who are in the habit of ~,r councilman fzom the First Ward writing opinions, coherently or It is well and good to say that incoherently, find leaves of lb. people should have the courage filed for re-election, but later withdrew. sence to be intensely frustrating, of their convictions and that they Once one gets involved in this should be able to bear the cost so~ Others who have filed and are business it's much easier to go on long as they know their cause is seeking re-election are Mayor that to let go. In fact, it is on the I right and just. But the trouble Nicholas Carson and Councilman Iriatter of "getting involved" that is that this is precisely the Dewey Ambrose and Dr. D. C. I would like to express some not trouble: that the people who are Master. entirely random throughts that saying this are not the same The filing deadline for candida- have occupied some little of my people who have to do what they tes in the municipal election is time during the past month, so piously and righteously exhort Monday, May 16, with the election There is a difference, I think, others to do. They are concerned, to be held May 26. between what I choose to call but they are not involved. being "concerned about things" This is part of our trouble in CHURCHWOMEN TO HOLD and getting "involved in things." Vietnam. Im abstract, althuistic BAKE SALE SATURDAY and idealistic sort of way we profess to be concerned about the people of South Vietnam and / or communism. But even if Mr. Zimmerman has capitulated to my fellow immigrants of the DAR the fact of the matter is that most of our concern about the Vietnam ese people and communism abates The Episcopal Churchwomen of the Summit Point Church of the Holy Spirit will hold a bake sale on Saturday morning, May 7th, in the window of the Western Auto Store. A wide variety of home- made bread, cakes, pies, cookies and candy will be offered for sale. chorus, more remote and yet ever beeom- in direct proportion to the in- There is no love that quite parallels that Of a mother for ing increasingly closer matter of crease in our personal involve- her child, and that Which is good in most Of us, is but a Vietnam. But few of us ever get ment. It would be less than Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Simons reflection of the love borne for us by our mothers. There are so concerned as to become person- honest of me to refuse to admit visited his father and step-mother few things ill the world that can be desc.ri'bed as totallyun- involvedk~am:n?eV~n:~dth:t I that the. approach., of my own M:v a~deMrShErnest Simons Sun .... , . ,_.._ tr- wo ann ninK-,= - son's sixteenm mrmuay nas zzo a . selfish, bnor , oilove vu. "" .... ::'--V". - "" i a ....... -hct,-aet sort of way about things 1 v,, arin re, ,m haw I fall about. V'. let i .--.m=mm of nothing as totally unselfish as a mothers love; 1~ s x t onl chea but in many ...................... " - ": ......... in-"s no y p I nam This is not an redirect me crificin love In a world 1;nat sepias at umes ~o oe go g ~n~tances --rofitable as, for ex " ruin, t is example of love stands out, shining through all ample, when we tai e a stand on I : t: lPtg:t omy o avie na:y NWo:l in he darkness. Would that mankind could find some way to things that are popular and incur ...... "-- I me arness this power for good and follow its example in the no disfavor by doing so.,,But the aneape P ttgSUPprtnvton ::/ mn red tarsuits that it does not touch except indirectly. For cost of being involved is not trmh .e mat-] i[.'|||l If tdis k nd of love was universal would have really_ only expens!ve; ::tlJst nn er' s 'l at'n '(her ae pro es ors/ in reached as yet an unattained era, where the brotherhood of n ance more c ,,et isl or I, or, for that matter, many of/ man becomes a reality -" .: ._ / the adwocates of present policy, | I q | I e J I of WAeaerecag!aAd~day h~s~b~t~ne ~et~r~doe ~:~llthet%thcers ~s~t~i!:Yb~tw;m::t!ieP:;tw! i ii!s~n~aii~iYt:i~i~V:wdrhT~i!q~!ii !W ..... ' much trouble and anxiety in the . ~_~__ cause it might hurt someone's world today. For is it not a fact fied.fromformmg or expressing .,,.----. ] i opinions lhut it cloes mean I.llelt .---- ~__--~, feelings to have the prayer said that in the great idealogical dis-i _ .... ~ .......... ,~l"~ ~ in school. All we have to do is to putes of our times the ratio ~e 2an~iul~i::~2~%ersona1 ~n~e~ ~. _ open our eyes and we can see for between those who are only g " ~[~ Till ourselves what is happening, l academically or intellectually con. est.may not always .provide_the =v Would conscientious people cerned to those who are or ca~nlnest answers to moral anu e tmcat tttl~,Ot~r dands from usnot for l afford to be personally involve~ ~tqatmrts, but. we can re~,. on tnem to a greater x ent ma_u we p~]'d ~essity, not f0t public~ is staggeringly out of proportion. , ...... service, but just for pleasure? Take, for example the highly can rely on a~stract nouons oi I Washington, D. C, 20011 Where is the right of ownership volatile matter of civil rights, right and wrong. ] April 29th, 1966 in this country? is it a thing ofI ......... | the past to be swallowed up by !you out and people will th'nk a nty Democratic Association andI Gentlemen: the Federal Government~. t little of us and our land wh'chlExecutive~ Committee use your j Am enclnsing renewal for my Have the people thought deep we love so much and also their beautiful 'Club House for the[ Advocate for another year. I do enjoy the paper so much, ly about the ruthlessness and irre.- land. , "Candidate Night" party that was ] If another harvester or tractor sponsibility of the wllole prince. Thank You held there on April 20th. I will increase your efficiency and can't Wait to receive it. pal of eminent domain even for[ , ..... I I heard several nice comments/ and reduce labor costs, it s Thanking you, I am , ......... Very truly yours, public.. . necessity, much less put} ....... , v rgmm t urns frora visitors and guests concern-/ Mrs. Charles C. Beyer, nc pmasure. I ing this excellent location for/ time to talk to Farm Credit. 5521 Colorado Ave., N.W. According to the Congtd sib'rialRrnwn .dit.r the party, i Call today. Washington, D. C., 20011 Record, Burke, Va., was orginally We also appreciated the fact/ tongTorm " ~..~e2~ decided upon the site For /he mnwn w va that you and Charlie took time off i t.d a.k to,, , Apt. 306 a .................. Dulles Airport. The landw s .. .. from your busy schedule to be| s oar,rmere#'d *, ..... . , ear flax: present at the party. / Credlttoans (:'v apprmsed and condemmeu,and Editor tu^ --wners left Some went toI Will you please run the follow- Very truly yours, | Spirit of Jeffers0n.Advocate2:e ...... . ......... ' ing letter in your ' Letters To The W.W. Whittington / A Farmer Owned F, rmer Directed Dear Max: ~nantmy. A~ter all ot tins me Editor" Column~ government then decided that President, Jefferson County Dem[ If this is lengthy please forgive Chantiliy and not Burke was to I TtlahYw.YOUw, WhittingtonVery Much ocratic Association ' me. But wtien one is emotionally involved, it is not hard to think be the site of the airport. And Credit, once again land was appraisedI JEFFERSON COUNTY of something to say, but to know and condemmed. DEMOCRATIC ASSOCIATION 4~ S S O ~ I AT I O N where and when to stop and at the same time to be coherent, is. This letter is in regard to the "Wild Rivet's Bill" and the inclu- sion of the Shenandoah Rtver in it The right of the acquision of 300 feet of river frontage and scenic easements of 1,320 feet (one quarter of a mile:) Al~ the acquisition of sceries of beauty as prescribed In the Interim Report on the Potomac River Basin. This is without the sllglltest llthlt ation and can inelade almost any thing especially the way tll~ Fe~l- eral Governmetit is gr~bbing Up things these days. Have people thought deeply about the principle of this thing whal it implies now and what it portends for the future? With Easements or acquisition of even 300 feet of river frontage, the land would iieVer again really belong to the owners. For those who ~y that the river land owners should deliver l a the general publi~ three hund- red feet of river frontage, what would they thlilk bf having the front of their pro~rty delivered to the general publie~ tho~ Who respect property rights of others atnh~ dml't those Wht} of Which there are many. Does the of b /fib Sfiip mean nothihg? The land js a part of our lives - . :hombs, ifl mahy eases as d ar tie our own life blood. In lieu, of ~ne cOntracts,to sell to someone a part pai iChlhr b|ece of land, that land and only that must be detivergd. There is no substitute, i eeatt e e /t piece of land is unique, and there is none other like it and money damages are insuffictehL Agains't the Fed eral Government t[ ere is ne such defense. We sit qhietty by vhtie our rights are taketa, pleceinedl, a bit Some of the owners who hadI Charles Town, West Virginia moved from their land at Burke I April 22, 1966 t~ Chantilly after condemnation Mr Irvln Kovens, President their land, asked if they could Charles Town Turf Club, Inc. buy back their original l a,,nd at Charles Town, W. Va. BUrke. They were told "No that Dear Mr. Kovens: the government could not afford I want to take this opportunity The ShenandOah Potomac Garden Council of Berkeley and Jefferson Counties, West Virginia Harpers Ferry, W. Va. May 2, 1966 The Spirit-of-Jefferson Advocate Charles Town, West Virginia Dear Mr. Brown: Once again I want to thank W. W. HAMMOND ASSISTANT MANAGER Shepherdstown, W. Va. DIAL 876-7441 Or this because the value of the land to thank you and Charlie Funk you for the coverage you gave us had increased, I for your courtesy and co-operat- about the recent House and Gar- I hope this letter has not worn ion in letting the Jefferson Cou- den Tour. WINCHESTER 662-3479 at a time so that we are not sup. 7 HP 10 HP -- 12 HP O A CUB CADET IS NO TOY --- 3-SPEED TRANSMISSION -- ALL GEARS NO BELTS TO SLIP-AUTO TYPE STEERING ALL WEATHER STARTING -- NEW STARTING KEY --- Various Types Of Equipment ROTARY MOWER BLADE---DISK CART-- FERTILIZER SPREADER GANG REEL MOWER PHONE 725-2002 CHA'RLES TOWN, W. VA. posed to notice, The rights of women to set'e home-cookedfeod at a sale has disappeared; The right Mr. Thomas Kemp is a patient in the Winchester, Va., hospital He had surgery on Monday. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1966 A Are Some of the H and Crest or Gleem Johnson & Johnson IY4-oz- Tube / 3tA.oz. Tube 7-oz. B H. 14-oz. Btl. 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