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At a meeting of the Council ofi titled to have his name printed the Corporation of Charles Town l or listed on the ballot for elect. No Diptheria Last Year, But Plenty Of Whooping Cough combined wlth whooping cmlgh have tm un atlon at lena. and tetanus vaccine. Protection re lar intervals. The family doctor quires three shots or injections or we at the health department spaced one month apart. A boost- er shot is given from six to twel- can advise any parent about start ve months later and then booster Lug these injections. doses as frequently as the family doctor recommends. Jefferson County residents can WHOOPING COUGII held April 4, 1966, the following ion of municipal officers in the be thankful that there were no Call for an election was adopted. Corporation of Charles Town un- Whooping cough may at first cases of diphtheria in West Vir. In view of the fact that the terms less he shall have first filed with ginia last year. There were, how resemble an ordinary cold. With of four member~ of the Council the Clerk of the City Council in ever, 339 cases of whooping cough in two weeks and sometimes with and the mayor are about to expire writing his intention to be such it becomes the duty of the Coun-I candidate, statipg his full name Cil to order an election and it is the fact that he is a qualified therefore ordered that an election property owner as required by be held on Charter for such officer and the THURSDAY 26th DAY OF MAY, I office for which he desires to be that h~in~, th~ tim~ flx~lllisted as a candidate Such writ- 1966 ._._. _v,~, ............ ti i i " ten no f cat on to the Clerk shall therefor by the amended charter l . of said town; and that at suchI be. filed not less than ten nays election there shall be elected a~Prir to such elechon and shall Mayor for two year term and De signed by such candidate per- one" Councilmen for two year serially. terms from each of the First, ~ (7) No one shall be allowed in Second, Third and Fourth Wards the voting room except the of- also one Councilman for 1 year ficers of election and the voter reported in this state, in days following exposure, a hac Winter is a time when young king cough develops. The cough children are particularly suscep- builds into a series of rapid cou- tible to these two contagious dis- ghs' that prevent catching the eases breath. This is followed by a The only protection against whooping type of cough. The these diseases is to have the child spasms are necessary to get rid immunized with diphtheria and of thick mucus from the air pass- whooping cough vaccines and to ages. The coughs may last from maintain this immunization with several weeks to months. booster shots every 3 or 4 years. Whooping cough can be prevent DIPHTHERIA ed by vaccination at the same Diphtheria was once one of time that diphtheria can be pre- the most dreaded of childhood vented The vaccine is given in a diseases. It 'is still in existence combined shot with diphtheria Term from the Fourth Ward in the act of voting As soon as in some areas of the United That said election shall be held lthe voter shall have marked his States where there are scattered under the followinu rules" [ballot he shal~l then hand it to outbreaks or small epidemics ifie~" male'a d fe ~ one of the Commissioners who (1) The qual d n - . ~ every year. " ,.._l_m~ ~ vot_rsp o_f the town regard~ " ishall deposit it in the ballot box Most diphtheria cases occur in less of their respective residence n the presence of the voter an. children under the age of five, .........~,, *h,~ Wards, shal,~ be entitled to nouncing puoically the name of but older people are also suscep- ^,,. c^,, ,h ....... qmen t~ be the voter which shall thereupon tible. elected !be recorded for the purpose. The Diphtheria's signs will usually q~ ;rh~ h~ ~ ~hall beJvter shall then be required to ......... llot use ............ appear about two to five days substantially as follows: [jea.ve the room. Any quamzea after exposure. A patch of gray- .... | voter, ,nowever, may enter ~ne ish membrane may form in the The Corporation of Charles Town poll room for the purpose of chal- throat. The throat is painfully CORPORATION ELECTION lenging a ~oter but for such pur- sore and there is a slight fever. AccIDENT INSURANCE For only 10 cents a week you coverage in the event of speei- can get 24 hour personal accident fled dread diseases gPii fr yeggeasoN/ ARm AnV0CA THURSDAY, MAY 5. 1966 Complete details are available. by writing to: Registrar Agent, Washington National Insurance Co., Post-Gazette, Reader-Insur- ance Dept., Box 957, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15230. The best sports coverage yours when you read the morning" Post-Gazette. For morning doorstep delivery tact your local dealer today. SAMPLE BALLOT OF PPRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1966 TO VOTE for A CANDIDATE Make An X in the SQUARE OPPOSITE TO and TO THE LEFT of HIS or HER NAME and tetanus vaccines and are of- ten alled DPT shots, 3-in-1 shots,, baby shots, pre-school shots, etc. I NATIONAL TICKET These injections are given at] S J~ t, , ,, mm , , monthly intervals m three dose ~ ~;~[q~n ~q~a~.~ .g~.~aa, n~ re --v-,, v....-~.~ ,v.,.m~,,~.. ~,,.~W.'.~mAV.,II and are highly effective m p -[ ,~.,,,n ~,,__, venting these d~seases. I ...... DON'T UNDERESTIMATE [ . tvo te v or one) , THE ENEMY I ['-7 JENNINGS RANDOLPH Earl D Allara, M. D., Health I I Elkins, W. Va. Officer of the Jefferson County --" Health Department, advises that .. FOR CONGR.ESSI~I~. ~ .. both diphtheria and whooping ~econd Congresmonm tns~rze~ MAY 26, 1966 pose not more than two shall The membrane may interfere cough can be very serious dis- (Vote For One) FOR MAYOR enter or be in the same room at with breathing and if it extends eases even today. (Vote For One) the same time. The commission- to the windpipe it may cause the "These two diseases ,are far~ D.P. "SHERIFF" GIVEN ers may summon such witnesses patient to suffocate, from being "simple childhood dis Webster Springs, W. Va. as they may desire to appear be- Immunization against diphthe- eases", the health official stated, Every family should take no ~ HARLEY O. STAGGERS chances that these diseases strike L_.JKeyser, W, Va. STATE TICKET COUNTY TICKET MIDDLEWA~ DISTRICT 'FOR SECRETARY OF STATE FOR COU~~IONER J~TH~ (Unexpired Term) HARPERS FERRY DISTRICT (Unexpired Term) (Vote For One) (Vote For One) (Vote For One) F--] ROBERT D. "Bob" BAILEY ~ ~ ~ ~ ~-R Pineville, W. Va. . I l Halltown, W~ Va. L_.J]'IEI JUNE ESTEP HAMMONDS ~ ~ Kearneysville, W. Va. L--J Charleston, W. Va. I I Harpers Ferry, W. Va. sENATORIAL TICKET [--'7HOWARD S. KOONCE MIDDLEWAY FOR STATE SENATOR I I Halltown, W. Va. (Full Term) [--']JOHN N. NEWCOMER L_..J If W"] L_.J ['--'l fore them to testify as to the rio should begin at two or three L--J ......................qualification of any one to vote. months of age. The diphtheria " (8) The voter upon entering shot is usually given to Lufants the poll room shall be handed the L_.J ....... ...........baJlot and retire to the booth ~or Councilman, ~ ~ and~ mark through the names of NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Vote For One) , .o,o,o o,,~,,,o,Q ,,Q~, , ,o .,,,, ,,, ~o~,, "~r Councilman Second Wa~" (Vote For One) ~For councilman Third Ward (Vote For One) , .,,,o,., ,.,o,,o~,, For Counetlman Fourth Ward them, the best precaution is to _ = NOTICE TO CREDITORS all the candidates whom he does not desire to ~ote for; or by plac. To the Creditors and Benefici- To the Cre~and Benefici, aries of the Estate of JOSEPH aries of the Estate of EMORY A. ing a cross mark in the s/tuare SPECK, deceased. STONE, deceased. Opposite the name of the candi- All persons having claims a. All persons having claims a- date for whom he desires to vote galust the Estate of Joseph gainst the Estate of Emery or in any other manner that Speck,deceased, whether, A Stone, deceased, whether, he may desire and that shall due or not are notified to exhibit due or not, are notified to exhibit indicate with reasonable certain- same, with the vouchers thereof, same, with vouchers thereof, ity for whom he desires to legally verified to the undersign- legally verified to the undersign, vote. Nothing herein contained ed at his office in the Citizens ed at his office in the Citizens shall be construed so as, to Office Building, Charles Town Office Building, Charles Town, prevent any voter from writing West Virginia, on or before the West Virginia, on or before the on the ballot the name whom 12th day of September, 1966 12th day 'of September, 1966 he may desire to vote al- otherwise they may, by law be ex. otherwise they may, by law be ex- though the name of such be not cluded for all benefit of said cluded from all benefits of said printed on the ballot and in such estate. All beneficiaries of said estate. All beneficiaries of said case, the person whose name is so written thereon even although the name or names of other can- didates for the same office are not marked therefrom, and if only one name be printed as a candi- date for a particular office and no mark be placed in the square opposite his name his name shall estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their inter. est. Given under my hand this 18th day of April, 1966. MARK B. WETZEL COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS JEFFERSON COUNTY estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and otherwise protect their inter- est. Given under my hand this 18th day of April, 1966. MARK B. WETZEL COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS JEFFERSON COUNTY (Vote For One) not be scratched, such ballot shall April 21-34: April 21.3-t. (2 Year Term) be counted for such candidate. - .... TO CRE (9) All tickets at the respective NOTICE DITORS poll room shall be kept in the NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditor~ and Benefici- view of the Commissioners andTo the Creditors and Beneflct- aries of the Estate of LAURA shall be given out to prospective voters, only at the time they shall aries of the Estate of FANK J. VIRGINIA SANBOWER deceased L__] .................... offer to vote at the time when so t BECKWITH, deceased. All persons having claims ae: -C-oouncilman For Fourth Ward given out it shall be signed on the t~ All persons having claims a- gainst the Estate of Laura V~ back by at lea~ two of the corn-[gainst the Estate of Frank J. ginia Sanbower, deceased whether (Vote For One) missioners and no ballot unlessI Beckwith, deceased, whether, due or not are notified to exhibit (1.Year (Unexpired) so signed shall be counted by the [ same, with the vouchers thereof, same, with the vouchers thereof, commissioners; nor shall any bal-[ legally verified to the undersign- legally verified to the undersign- L--J ......................lot given to a vot(~rby a commiss-I ed, at his office in the Citizens ed at his office in the Citizens .......... toner be taken from the room by ] Office Building, Charles Town, Office Building, Charles Town, such a voter, provided however, [West Virginia, on or before the West Virginia, on or before the that should a voter mismark, de-[ 12th day of September, 1966 other 12th day of September, 1966 (3) It shall be the du'-~ty of th----'--'e face or spoil a ballot, he may be ] wise they may, by law, be exelud- otherwise they may, by law be ex- given another ballot upon the] ed from all benefit of said estate, cluded from all benefits of said Finance Committee to have all return of the defaced ballot tel All beneficiaries of said estate estate. All beneficiaries of sai~ ballots printed, provide all necess- ary books, pens, pencils, papers the commissioners. ] may appear on or before said day estate may appear on or before etc and to have suitable booths, (10) Should the prospective vo-] to examine said claims and other- said day to examine said claims erected in the respective poll- ters need the assistance of the] wise protect their interest. room, and to deliver the ballots commissioner in making his bal- Given under my hand this 18th andest, otherwise protect their inter. books, papers, etc. to the Corn- lot, it shall be the duty of the day of April, 1966. Given under my hand this 18th missioners on the morning of the icmmissiner or one of them to MARK B. WETZEL day of April, 1966. Y election at the voting place, give such information as to the COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS MARK B, WE2ZEL The poll shall be opened at 6:301 manner of marking the ballot as JEFFERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS A. M. (EDST) and close at 6:30 may be needed but they shall April 21-3-t. JEFFERSON COUNTY April 21-3.t. P. M, (EDST) or open at 7:30 A. not directly Or indirectly influ- M. (EST) and close at 7:30 P.M. ence any "toter as to what candid- ate he shall vote for nor dis- (EST) the officers of the election close how any voter may have shall consist of four commission- voted and shall mark such ballot ers and one clerk, if required for such candidate (4) The voting place shall be or candidates as the vote indicate. as follows: Instead of the regular voting places used at former city elect- ions and as a matter of city econ- omy, the voting place for all four wards this year shall be at the Independent Fire Co., located on George Street near Washington Street, and at the Junction of all four wards. (5) The system commonly known as the Australlu Ballot System shall conform as nearly as possible to the provisions of law governing state and county elect- ions. (6) No candidate shall be en- (11) No election officer shall disclose the name or for whom any voter shall have voted. (12) As soon as the polls shall have. been declared closed, the commissioners shall proceed to count the votes and make such returns as to the result as it is required by Section 9 of Charles Town. The Commissioners and Clerks are as follows: Clark Fun', Lacy Bailey, Elizabeth Ingrain, C. O. Peer, Julianna Taylor. NICHOLAS CARSON, Mayor C, F. PRINTZ, Clerk 104 E. Washington 'St. - Charles Town DIAL 725-7321 FOR YOUR HOT WATER NOW'ADDED CALL CILARLES TOWN 725-7612 OR VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA THORN LUMBER COMPANY -.- P, aomm Plant Call 725-7612 - Charles Town Martinsbm-g Plant 267-8955 NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditors and Benefici- aries of the Estate of BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BENNER, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst the Estate of Benjamin F. Benner deceased, whether whether due or not, are notified to exhibit same, with the voucher thereof legally verified, to the uhdersigned at his office in the Citizens Office Building Charles Town, West Virginia on or before 12th day of September, 1966 other wise they may by law be exclud. ed from all benefit of said estate All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and other- wise protect their interest. Given under my hand this 18th day of April, 1966. MARK B. WETZEL COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS JEFFERSON COUNTY April 21-3-t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditors and Benefici- aries of the Estate of EDWARD TAYLOR WINKLER, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst the Estate of Edward Tay- lor Winkler, deceased, whether, due or not, are notified to exhibit same, with the vouchers thereof, legally verified to the undersign- ed, at his office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia, on or before the 12th day of September, 1966 other wise they may, by law, be exclud- ed from all benefit of said estate. All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and other- wise protect their interest. Given under my hand this 18th day of April, 1966, MARK B. WETZEL COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS JEFFERSON COUNTY April 21-3.t. NOTICE TO CI_tE_ DITORS To the Creditors and Benefici- aries of the Estate of MYRTLE VIRGINIA PENWELL, Deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst the Estate of Myrtle Vir- ginia Penwell, deceased, whether due or not, are notified to exhibit same, with the vouchers thereof legally verified to the undersign- ed, at his office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town West Virginia, on or before the 12th day of September, 1966 other wise they may, by law, be exclud- ed from all benefit of said estate. All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and other- wise protect their interest. Given under my hand this 18tli day of April, 1966. MARK B. WETZEL COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS JEFFERSON COUNTY April 21-3-t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS To the Creditors and Beneflc- aries of the Estate of ELIZA- BETH S. BRENN]~MAN Deceased All persons having claims a- gainst the Estate of Elizabeth S. Brenneman, deceased, whether due or not, are notified[ to exhibit same, with the vouchers ther~0f, legally~ verified to the undersign- ed, at his office in the Citizeas Office Building, Charles Town West Virginia, on or before the 12th day of September, 1966 ot~ef~ wise they may, by law, be exc;iUd-Ud- ed from all benefit of said estate. All beneficiaries of said estate may appear on or before said day to examine said claims and other- wise protect their interest. Given under my hand this 18th day of April, 1966. MAKK B. WETZ COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNTS] JEtrl aSON COUNTYI April 21-3-t. Sixteenth Senatorial District (Vote For One) -r--] CLARENCE E. MARTIN, Jr. L__J Martinsburg, W. Va. Sixteenth Senatorial District (Unexpired Term) (Vote For One) H. '&RS. I I DONALD) BAKER Moorefield, W. Va. -"7 HOWARD P. SHORES I I Keyser, W. Va. L__J Harpers Ferry, W. Va. FOR COUNTY COMMISSIONER KABLETOWN DISTRICT (Vote For One) [--7 JOHN PORTER BURNS, Jr. L._J Rippon, W. Va. GEORGE R CRIM L_..J Summit Point. W. Va. J. EDWARD MAGAHA L.._J Summit Point, w. Va. FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES (Vote For One) [-'7 ROY M. STROUPE L__] Shepherdstown, W. Va. THORNTON W. WILT Harpers Ferry, W. Va. COUNTY SURVEYOR (Vote For One) J. STROUD KUSNER Harpers Ferry, W. Va. D ALBERT G. HOPPER, Jr. Charles Town, W. Va. . ,, r ,, STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON, TO-WIT: I, Mary L Riggleman, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, and as such Chairman Ex-Offieio of the Board of Ballot Commissioners, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Official Ballot for all political divisions to be voted at the Primary Election to be held in Jefferson County, West Virginia, on the 10th day of May, 1966. MARY L. RIGGLEMAN Clerk of the Circuit Court and Ex-Officio Chairman Board of Ballot Commissioners April 28-2t- SAMPLE BALLOT NON-PARTISAN BALI T JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION PRIMARY ELECTION TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1966 To Vote For A Candidate Make An X in the Square Opposite to and To the Left of His or Her Name. For Member of County Board of Education (Vote For Two) GEORGE A. BOOR [__J Sbepberdstown, W. Va. WILLIAM J. BROWN Charles Town, W. Va. ~-~ ERNEST M, DANDRIDGE Charles Town. W. Va. ~'~ MP~$. JAMES G~AM [....J Kearneysvflle, W. Va. RALPH M. JOHNSON Mlllvtlle, W. Va. I~-'~HARVEY H. KEECHEVAL. Jr. Sumi~t Point, W. Va. RICt/~D E. NEAL Charles Town, W. Va. DR. HIRAM SiZEMORE - Shephe~wn, W. Va. LEO.r J. WIDMYER Harpers Ferry, W. Va. STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA COUNTY OF JEFFERSON,' TO-WIT: , Mary L. Riggleman, Clerk of' the Circuit Court of $efferson County, West Virginia, and as such Chairman Ex4)fficio of the Beard of Ballot Commissioners, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the Official Balloii for all political divisions to be voted at the Primary ElectiOn to be held in Jefferson County~ Wext Virginia, on the 10th day of May,1966. 1MARY L. RIGGLEMAN, Clerk of the Circuft Court and Ex-Offielo Chairman Board of Ballot Commissioners April 2~2t- (Unexpired Term) (Vote For One) HERMAN W. Kearneysvllle. W. Va. ALBERT LLOYD HENRY, Kearneysville, W. CHARLES W. Kearneysville, W. Va. --7 CHARLES A. Kearneysville, W. CHARLES TOWN HARPERS FERRY SHEPHERDSTOWN KABLETOWN DISTgIC~ ./r