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May 12, 1966     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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THREE SECTIONS LATEST IN LOCAL, AREA SPORTS -- COUNTY NEWS ADVERTISEMENTS Twenty-Eight Pages LOCAL NEWS -- PIC~rURES WEDDINGS -- SOCIETY CLASSIFIED ADS i 1844 .... The Newspaper Charles Town And Ranson Grew Up With .... 1966 NOo 19 Business-News Dept. - Dial 725-2046 or 2047 CItARLES TOWN, J effer n County, W. VA. THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1966 West Virginm's Oldest Newspaper PRICE 10 CENTS I i , ] " L ;aht n; T I A Circuit Coul~ petit jury, corn i [ posed entirely of real property| l =llL 1,1 1 JZ_ 1 tl i [owners, awarded Robert O. Cro-/ "-- .==. ,w v .-- ---- , / nise and Thelma M. Cronise/ | $7,350 in compensation and dam-| --" . . -- - ages from the Potomac Light and ' /Power Company in the last trial/Sen. Randolph New ll;ounl rats ;o l M, .rs. T /of the current Term of Circuit/__ _ _ I....-. * m . I Dem0crah Ass0c| t|oR / In exercise of its eminent do-/chalrman Committee I Wl|ll Bus LOY. Innlc "~a t~bii I ~ I " * * /Curt here yesterday" [ ~ I ' .. :::~:~:: ~ ~: ~ main powers the Power Company . To Meet Hay 17 ht 7:30 had taken a tract of land contain- , (BY DON RENTCH) 'P House in Harpers Fe~'ry. [ ! :~ ~ !! ~ i ~i [ , [ ing about nine acres for right-of-| :~--_ ::-:::- I With only 2,672 of Jefferson ,County s registered Democratic and Republican voters the dinner committee has I ~i~ ~ii~ ii::~:,i I The May meeting of the Jeffer-I way purposes for a power line.| ~I~:~~ I . h.1 . ....h, ...,.." .~ t I -uietest Primm- election since up with a top-notch program ] ............ ........: .... ........... th ............ j m_ ed 1 e . ~-~ *:..~:l~::~,*~::~: ""- son County Democratm Assocmt- The 3ury hearing was for the . . . 1 Will include not only a talk I : ::i~i~:~ ~!~::i!:.:.~$1~.~ ~ [i.n will be held in the Countv'lnurnose of determinin~ how/ ~I~'~I 11958. And with one of the shortest ballots, both Democrat and Repubhcazl, m years to le of the nation's most dis-[ ! ~i~ Y~Jii~::~;~ l~ [ C'ourt room of the Jefferson Cou:l muc h compensation should be[ [ mark, it was also one of the easiest and quickest elections for the poll workers to wrap up iShed newspaper editors and] ~nists, bui a verbal tribute I ! :~ ~I~ii:i!i:i i!!:: I nty CourtHouse in Charles.TownI paid to the Cronises for thelandJ ~~~ ]in years. So quick in fact that within five minutes after the polls were closed at 7:30 D. S. ~i~t~:::~~:~ .... , Tuesoay, May 17 at t:Do It was l actually taken ior me right ml I ... .., ,, . , . ..... rather of the county's out-I i / announced this week by Presi-I way and how much should bel I'r', some oz nepon workers nau complete their chores of abulating the voting and the lag industries. I i~/I~i~:i ~ / dent William W. (Bill) Whitting-I awarded for damages to the resi-I ~~~/ I results were being made public at the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate office. And within two ciligpotlightthethisChamber, Syear willIndust'be theIi ~ ~![~i i~ [ ton. ....... [due. . . . [ [hours the complete county vote had been counted and ttm results made public. Lyncompanysdressmanu-] /en Uanndebmr egSaafreeU geu t Thehearingnaucmrnenceunl I A total of 2,266 of the 6,850, or 32.4-percent of the re stered Democratic voters cast ring plant in Ranson. I ~ ~ ................... Monday, May 9, then recessed for . . ,. ~1~ il [ l a da, and was concluded late/ .~~ [ballots Tt~esday. And the percentage of Repubhcans voting was only shghtly less, wRh 406 hough Lore Lyn is one of I lit ~ii~i::::::::~ ~ l| | MR., MRS McKEE TO OBSERVE ] :'. ...... I i of the 1789 registe l Republicans taking the time to vote This was a 32 1 percent county's newer industries.I rthe present ownership, the[ l~i:: :~::I II I55th WEDDING A1NinNlVERSARY[~::t~Tr~Yta::le:f/h~' T:r=as theI l~ ] The 32.4 percent of the total registered vote Tuesday was not, however, as low as the has in itself been the headI I ~ :~JI ~| / Mr: and M ._ " - -- Kee'] ~'our* will ad4ourn Monda-/ I~!~I | 1958 PriramT election figure when only 27 p e~ent of the voters exercised their voting !ers for a dress-making indu-I lI1 Ill :~i~!l t[ / well Known resments m ~nepnerol "~ ~ ~ -, I i~~!;~/ I ..... [or more than a half centuryI ~ ~t~-..~ lii~ [ stown, will observe their 55th wed lMay 16. The next regular jury[ | ngnvs. , the former Perfection Gar-I HOLMES ALEXANDER / ding anniversary on Friday, May I term will commence on Septem-I ~ I . ~eadquartersCmpany' whiChin Martinsburg,/fur years/the way back to the days of| 13.~. ..Iber ...... 20 i JENNINGS RANDOLPH / DemocraticWhile thetickettOp votingcame Onin the.the/Re-H0mmatedBy [ Re.N0mlnated ~0r first introduced the indu- I Bushrod Washington has visited/ ................... I Senator Jennings Randolph (D / two-way race for the county's I I _ _ _ hito the county. I with relatives in Charles Town| U* l WJdm-er Wire rs In HJne.Wau I w. Va.) was elected chairman of/house of delegate seat, as the IDem0crah For C0n~ess lime Senate Seat e speaker for the dinner pro-| on numerous occasions in the] I1~,0 I I! ~ ] I the Committe on Public Works[ results began coming in it was l r- I t,~tll be Holmers Alexander,/ past. He is a first cousin of Mrs.] ~ ~ ~ ~ | I ;1~ I #~e~ I by the United States Senate, sue[ clear that the most interest! _: _: ~ .... [ ~.~ : _ ..... ~ James Bartlett and Mrs. Harkey| K~/PI~ P~r |IMA ~I~I1A~I ,K~I ||1~|~*~ I ceeding Senator Pat McNamara/among the voters was in the Cou- : - -- ~ - :_ -- [ ~tve West Virginian, recogniz-| Relier of Charles Town and his Ii~,~ IVI /lie tdl~t~ilVVl II@~#INII ~ Vlll~t~p I (D-M!ch.), the day following the[ nty Court and School Board con- ==:~- --:_ ~- : I !s one of the nations top/ grandfather, ~Richard Alexander, I ~ | latter s funeral last Wednesday.[ tests. ~ i ~- -~~ - - ~ | .'lPhers, novelists, newspaper/ ~agazine fiction Writers. /was one of the founders of the : ............ ~~ ........ ....... :~ ..... : ~ . I Randolph is serving his eighthI MAIN INTEREST Charles Town Insurance firm of : ' I year in the Senate. Previously, hel ~~1 ~~~'~ ~0UNTY CONNECTION / Washington AleXander & Cooke. ~l~ . :- :~'i | served 14 years in the House ofl In the four.way race for the ~~~1 ~~ His father and grandfather were ~lllllllL. ! :i::.' :: /Representatives. |County Court on the Democratic ~~l Alexander, whose ancestors/ former residents of Charles Town : : :.~ [ i : ..... " [ The senior SenatOr from West| ticket, the voters re-elected incum ~ll~lllIll~ I a. family connection with[ TURN TO PAGE 8-A . i 5?.: ::i I i ili)::: .~:.: [ Virginia now is the Senate's chief[ bent E. E. (Sam) Henkle, of Hall- ~~ I ~~ Ion County which goes ali[ " : :: I ~::~~: / spokesman for and has under his l town, as the Commissioner from I '~"~~ !leil-r .......s "--t - - " : ~ ~!: :ii I ~ ~i::'~~:i~ ....... /committee's jurisdiction legislabl the Harpers terry uistrlct. Hen-~~1 ~~-- (let "'""" +~l i ~~ /ion pertaining to flood control-21 kle won over three other eandi-~!] I=ilIlIldl'_/ " i :i I:." ~'~ii~ / rivers and harbors, public roads, taates, polling 821 votes to 73~ for I [i!!~~" [VlllbltMlVII ~ ~Ir" ". /Federal buildings and grounds, l J0nn r~ewcomer, ot ttarpers rer.t | [i~i t; ra "ons'- " - " " ~.~ ~iii!~i~:~~i!~i: ::i~![!i~:'::'~:: :i'! : .~--~: /air and water pollution public|rY; l~owardKoonceofHalltown~. ~!/' " i, nmm.IJ...., ,:' ,-s ~::i:/:!~2:~ i~:: .~::, I ~.:.~I:. ~ /works snd economic development,/wttl~ 413 and Lloyd S. Hough e~ ~~~~II ! B~ltirl,~ililBlilJll~ :~ ,. ~:.1:~~