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M,..oo, o, o* ardner Named er for his 19th term and Brooke and Mrs. Herbert Hunt of Charles the deceased, but contended that a Blackford, executive secretary. Town. the force used by the accused Woodford named W. Carl Bent- Mrs. Hazel Puster and daughter was in excess of that permitted I A@ on, Linden Bush and Donald Nol- Miriam of Emporia, Virginia, vis- bv the law. W. H. S. White, ,Jr., I ~liO and to serve as members of the ited her son, Mr. Harry Puster counsel for the accused, contend-I Board. and family over Mother's Day.ed that the shot which took NuckI Miss Elizabeth Saville spent the les' life had been fird in self de- weekend with her parents, Mr.fense after the deceased had' and Mrs. J. E. Saville, 310 S. Mil- assaulted the child and then turn dred St. ed on the accused. Following the verdict the accus Miss Saville a journalism gradu- ed was released from custody. ate of W. Va. University is em- ployed in the college texbook de- partment of Charles Scribner's Sons Publishing House, New York John Merchant, son of Mr. and City. Mrs. John Preston Merchant of Hale Street Charles Town and a MiSS Louise W. Dfllow student at 'i'he University of The Of W. Vi " South, Sewanee, Tenn., served as chairman at the Sigma Nu frater- [S Bride Mr lewell In A high honor came to Charles nity on the campus won thi, Town and a lovely Charles Town year's Help Week Trophy, having ,,,,,,,,M"rrill Hill Church girl ]a~ week when Miss Karen retired the silver tray last year. Kay Marcus, 15-year.old daughter April 4 through April 9 was ob- of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marcus, served as "Help Week" at the a sophomore at Charles Town university. High School was chosen as "Miss ::::: =:~:i Mr. and Mrs. Grayson Elsea, of High School of West Virginia in Mi~s Susan Mentzer Miss Deborah Baumgardner Luray, Virginia were recent visit beauty competRion in Charleston. F S. WOODFORD ors with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin And on being chosen to this Miss Deborah Key Baumgard-tonal Honor Society and was a Fleming. i honor Miss Marcus received a her, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. member of the Science Club and F. S. "Woodie" Wood ford, vice Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Gloverl crown, a trophy an all-expense Donald Baumgardner of Charles the Future Homemakers of A- president of the Bank of Charles have returned to their home on trip for herself and her mother Town, and Miss Susan M Mentzer, merica. During this year she ser- to Asbury Park, N. J., for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John red on the Junior Ways and ToWn,presidentandofSecondthe Jeffersonand firStcountyViCe- ingS°UththeirSamUelson-in-lawStreet'andafterdaughterViSit" national finals wh,!ch "Miss High T. Mentzer, of Harpers Ferry, Means and Prom Committees. Chamber of Commerce for the Captain and Mrs. Thomas Stokes School of America will be named were chosen to represent the She was recently elected to serve Jackson Perks Post No. 71, Amer. as President of the Honor Society past two years, was elected presi- and family in Tampa, Florida. Augustin two 18-19.days of competition on ican Legion Auxiliary at the 24th and the Future Homemakers for session of Rhododendron Girls the 1966-67 school term. Outside specialdent of meetingthe Chamberof theM°ndaYchamber'sat a CharlesMr" andTownMrS. AldriChgave aJewellsurprise°f The contest is sponsored by State, to be held at Jackson's school, Debbie is a member of Board of Directors. He will suc- lawn party for Mrs. Dena Dillow the American College of Cosmot- Mill June 12-18. These girls were the St. Thomas' Lutheran Church ceed W. W. (Pap) Jackson who in honor-of Mother's Day. Those ology, of Newark, N.J. chosen because of qualities in and is president of the Luther has been serving as Chamber enjoying the delicious dinner leadership, good citizenship, mor- League. President the past year. were Mrs. Dena Dillow, Mr. and Lutherans To Observe al character, superior academic Miss Mentzer, a junior at Har- Woodford, a native of Ritchie Mrs. Clifton Jewell, daughter record, interest in government, pers Ferry High School, is sport- County, W. Va., was graduated Mona and son Dwayne, Mr. and n_ a~ ~ J__ cooperation and dependibility, sored by the Harpers Ferry Wo- from the West Virginia Business Mrs. Jerry Wayne Dillow and dau n0gaTu0n unoay; ermon and physical fitness. They are marts Club. Susan is a varsity College, Clarksburg, W. Va. ghter Juanita, Mr. and Mrs. Ken- two out of 345 of West Virginia's cheerleader, member of the year- moved to Jefferson County in neth Beamer, Mr and Mrs Jerry MR. AND ,EIE'L TO Be New Life In Christ finest young ladies who will be book staff, the Varsity Club, and June 1962 from Parkersburg and Stagner, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Announcement was made Tues- attending the camp. the Future Homemakers of Amer- Miss Baumgardner, a junior at ica. She is serving as President iveSinCeinthencommunityhe has beenand civicVry aCt-af, andWilt'PeggyJr" Kent,sue OhiOjewell.Randy White day by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dill- Rogation Sunday will be observ- Charles Town High School, is of her Junior Class, and is a mem- ow, of Charles Town, of the ed at St Thomas Lutheran Chu- fairs. He is currently also serv- Miss Sondi Gilden of Washing- marriage of their daughter, Lou-'rch May'15 and the sermon sub- sponsored by the American Leg- ber of the junior class executive ing as president of the Charles ton, D. C. and Calvin P. Fleming, ise White, to Mr. Aldrich Jewell. i ject for the 8:30 and 11 a. m. Wor ion Auxiliary. Her various act- committee. ivities include: Attendance at the She is a member of the "Prin- Town Kiwanis Club; vice-presi- Jr., Arlington, spent the week-end The ceremony was performed ship services will be "The New Kiwanis Achievement banquet; eipal's Responsibility Forum," dent of Shenandoah Valley, Inc., with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin P. Flem Sunday, April 10, in the Murrill Life In Christ." is a state director of the West ing. Hill Methodist Church by the Nursery hold dllrina wnrchin recipient of the Freshman Eng- and has been a Student Council Virginia Chamber of Commerce; Mrs. Fred Propps is visiting her Rev J Lee Williams, pastor of ............. ~" ....... ,- lish Award; president of her representative, Student of the ., ".~_" ......... for pre-school children. Sunday Freshman class; and Vice Presi- Week, and a Junior High cheer- is on the executive board of the son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and me ~narms Town Asouuy lvmtno- Church School at 9"45 a m for dent of her Sophomore class. In leader. Outside school, Susie is Shenandoah Area Boy Scout Cou- Mrs. Shirley Hunt and family in dist Church. adults, young men'and'women, hen Sophomore year, she was e- a member of St. John's Episcopal ncq and is active in the Masonic Lakeland Florida. Given in marriage by her father and children; James E. Brand, lected by the faculty to the Gord- Church and sings in the choir. Order. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Shirley the bride wore a silk organza Superintendent. Senior Luther on Eismon Chapter of the Nat- She is a member of the E. Y. C. Other officers named were: Mar Hunt, Lakeland. Florida, a dan- gown. She Carried a cascade of League meets at the parsonage at vin A. Brooks. manager of the ghter, Mary Marcile, weighing 8 white and pink carnations.4:30 p. m. Intermediate Luther the Ford Motor Company. General Telephone Company of lbs. 2½ oz, on Monday May 9, in Maid of honor to the bride was League meets at the church at Services For_ Calvary.,. the Southeast as first vice-presi- Lakeland General Hospital. Mrs. Mrs. Eleanor Moulton and she 6:30 p. m. Vacation Church A group of 1966 Comet cars dent; C. Manning Smith, Presi- Hunt is the former Miss Marcile wore a satin gown and carried School workshop at Grace Luth- bly U ~ were provided for the driving dent of the Peoples Bank of Cha- Propps, daughter of Mrs. Fred a cascade of pink carnations. [eran Church, Winchester, on Wed I sem 0d Church contests by the Jefferson Coun- ties Town; second vice-president; Propps and the late Mr. Propps, The bridesmaids, were Mrs. I nesday at 10:00 a. m. Choir re-t ty Motors. All contestants were Georgia Dillow, who wore a gown i hearsal, Thursday, at 7:30 p.m. I The Rev. William P. Reed, pus- required to complete written ex- of white lace and Mrs. Ella Mac I tor of Calvary Assembly of God aminations of 50 questions before Beamer, who wore a gown of[lnel|:l ~}lllilll11~ AIM~I~e.~n I Church, located on Fairfax Blvd. they participated in the actual blue lace. I,,Nm ~nuvl,..u ~n~,nul, uzz land fifth Ave. in Ranson, ann- driving contests. The mother of the bride, Mrs ......... [ounces the following schedule of Judges for the contest were Dena Dillow, wore a blue jersey[ Unhfer i|v To Sl ak At I services for Sunday and subsequ- members of the Jefferson County dress and a bouquet of orchids. I .......... ~ --- --r ....... ] ent week nights. I deatchment of the West Virginia Best man to Mr. Jewell was Mr. I A,,I, .... kd,&K,JZ,& t*l, .... rl, t Sunday School at 10:00 A.M.I State Police, the Charles Town John R. Moulton and the ushers btblAil~ MIgllll~ll~| I, HU['~[I [ Morning Worship at 11:00 A, M. and Ranson Police Departments, were Mr. Jerry Wayne Dillow, of Th " .. . I Sunday Evening Evangelistic R. Manning Kelley was the pro- Charles Town and Mr. Kenneth e ~everena lwr. A. M. Barnes Services at 7:30. ject chairman for the Jaycees. Beamers of Round Hill, Va. a native of India ,and a student Tuesday, Christ's Ambassadors Out-of-town guests at the wedd- at the American University, will meet at 7:30 P.M. Bee Line Chapter DAR ing were from Washington, D. C. preach at the 11 o'clock service Thursday, Bible Study at 7:30 Sunday, May 15, at Asbury Chu-p. M. and Illinois. rch, corner of North Charles and I Shown Films On Life North Streets. Mr. Barnes will i.-_j_ McKee, l ££ .:.. speak to the Sr. Youth Depart- ,maa Jenrey merit of Church School, which is Of Indian Tribes held at 9:30 a. m. There are class- Eagle Are nners es for all ages at this time. The Bee Line Chapter, N. S. D. A. R church invites you to come and worship. InJaycee Ro~l-e-o met May 2, at the home of Mrs. Robert J. White for their regular Family Night will be observed meeting, Mrs. J. Emory Kable, A petit jury of ten men and Sunday, May 15 with a covered Linda McKee, Route, Kearneys- Regent presided. The meeting O~mm,(~gmDo~m~m, o41~C~l~O~i~,~~(~o~mm~ two women deliberated for two dish supper to be held in Fellow- ville, and Jeffrey Eagle, also of was opened with the ritual, Flag and one half hours last Saturday, ship Hall. Following the supper Route 1, Kearneysville, captured Salute, and the American's Creed ~kee May 7, and then returned a ver- a movie entitled "How Long The the top honors in the "Safe-Driv- The secretary's and treasurer's dict of not guilty in the man- Night" will be shown. Thi~ is ing" Auto Road.e-o competition report were given. slaughter trial of State of West being sponsored by the Commiss- staged Sunday, May 1, at Shen- Mrs. White and Mrs. Ralph D I A M O I~ D R I N ~ S Virginia against Lily Pearl Nuck- ion on Education and the Comm- andoah Downs Race track by the Hurst were thanked for their ission on Christian Social Con- Jefferson County Junior Chum- wonderful help in selecting from cerns, ber of Commerce for the boy and the twelve candidates for the les, of Shenandoah Junction. The manslaughter charge had been placed against her by a Jeff girl teen-age drivers of the court- Eleanor H.. Smith Scholarship erson County grand jury last • ty. Eagle was the winner in the Award in Home Economics the month as a result of an investigat boys' division and Miss McKee district's first, second, and third ion into the February 5th shoot, finished first in the girls' dirts- choice as nominees. ing by the woman of her hus- band, Warren B. Nuckles, in their ion. Mrs. Frederick O. Byrer, Mrs. home at the Junction after an Howard Speaks was runner-up White, and Mrs. Vere Havener evening covered with a series of' in the boys' division and Carolyn volunteered to place flags on the Penwell was the runner-up in lgraves of Revoluntionary War altercations, first between the de- the girls' competition. I soldiers orginal daughters of the A total of 21 boys and girls soldiers, and deceased members under the age of 19 participated of Bee Line Chapter on July 4. and finally between the deceased in the contest which was spon-: All members were invited to Pied and the accused. The defendanl sored jointly by the Jaycees and mont by Miss Louise Briscoe for the Lincoln,Mercury Division of, a coffee hour following the plac- ceased and his brother, John Plans for the Talent and Charm Nuckles, then between the de- Revue which will be sponsored ceased and his daughter, Patricia; by the Charles Town Senior and Junior Woman's Clubs on Friday, May 27 at 8:00 p. m. at the Char. readily admitted to the shooting, les Town, Junior High School but testified it was done in self. Auditorium are well underway defense and only because it was progressing according to schedule. necessary to save herself and the The Charm Revue will be the seventeen year old child, Patricia naming of a Queen, King and first from further serious harm. runner up to each. They will be The case was submitted to the selected by the largest number jury Saturday morning following of paid votes. two days of the taking of evidence The following children have on the circumstances surrounding entered the contest thus far: Pam the tragic incident. Prosecuting Anders, Kim Burch, Jimmie Day, Attorney John C. Skinner con- Ann Gore, Theresa Gore, Michael ceded that the accused had suffer Meyer, Gary Meyer, Sherry Smith, Ricky Snyder, Julia Toston, Sher. I I I ry Turner, Venice Warnick, Greg NEED ANY WALLPAPER? Wheeler. The Queen and King of NEED ANY PAINT? Charm will be crowned by Miss Jeannine Gruber, the reigning (Certified Wiring) LENNON'S Miss Charles Town and Ranson. ---MODERNIZE YOUR--- Every Keepsake Engagement Ring is guaranteed DECORATING CENTER The deadline for entries is May perfect (or replacement assured). Its brilliant fire and 18 and anyone wishing to enter Home - Office - Farm precise modern cut are found in only one diamond in 121 N. Charles St., Charles Town the contest is asked to contact hundreds. Is A Good Place To Go. (Ask your Mrs. James Gore, Mrs. Manning neighbors). They have a good Kelley or Mrs. Richard Adams. GET OUR FREE ESTIMATE Westinghouse All Keepsake diamonds are protected against loss selection of WALLPAPER in Cash prizes will be awarded to Products from the setting for one year. Each ring carries a life- stock. (about 200 patterns), from the best talent in the talent re. " ..... time trade-in privilege, plus permanent registration... Only 29c - Up To $1.25 vue. Contestants having entered all this is yours at no extra cost only from Keepsake. (A single Roll) the contest as of this time are COMPLETE LINE ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES: Patty Anders, Katie Blackford COMPLETE SETS FROM: PAINT IS ON SALE AT and Jeff Rhodes, Margie Rae RANGES - WASHERS - RADIOS ONLY $3.98 a Gallon Blaekford and Brenda Miller, . (The No-Drip Kind, Too) Marsha Pine, Mrs. Frank OrrisonREFRIGERATORS - TELEVISIONS i Why Not Drop In Soon? and The Merry Wanders. Little or No Money Down. Take it with you. We are THEY ARE OPEN: Anyone wishing to compete in 8 To 9 Fri. - 8 To 6 Tues, the talent contest should contact your Authorized Keepsake Dealer. Thurs., Sat. and Mon. Mrs. James Watson, Mrs. O. S. Bloom or Mrs. James Gore prior Wed. From 8 A. M. To 1 P.M. to May 18. P. S.-Or yon can take one of Tickets for the Revue may be APPLIANCE their 68 Pattern books purchased from any club mem- ber or at the door for $1.00 for Dial 725-5516 230 WEST WASHINGTON STREET home to look at. adults and $.50 for students. PHONE 725-7411 -- CHARLLES TOWN, W. VA. 1'. S. No. 2 . Green Stamps or North George Street -- Charles Town, W. Vet. May-26 Central Charge. GO To Church Sunday .... = : .... : :)---- _ - _ I I SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMEI S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1966 ing of the flags. Mrs. Kable has asked that there be more discussion of the Wild Rivers Bill both pro and con be- fore the chapter goes on record as supporting or opposing the bill Mrs. F. L. Bushong, Mrs. C. R. Langdon, and Mrs. C. W. Moore, State Vice-Regent attended the Continental Congress in April. Mrs. Moore, State Chairman for the West Virginia luncheon held in the East Room of the May- flower Hotel, announced that there were many nice compli- ments received on the beautiful and delightful affair. Mrs. Moore also attended the banquet held in the Mayflower Ball Room in hon- or of Mrs. Wm. H. Sullivan, Jr., President General. She told hoW, impressive it was to see the hom- age paid. Mrs. Sullivan by officers and delegates present. Mrs. Langdon, Chapter National Defense Chairman read a most thought-provoking article entit- ed The Altar of Patriotism by Cap tain P. A. Horton. Following the business Mrs. Whites' father Mr. Howard Allen showed the following films; Nava- jo Boy"; Indian Boy of the South west;" The Silent City, and In Search of a city. The films were loaned the chapter by the Harp- ers Ferry National Park Comm- ission. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Allen, Mrs. Ralph Hurst and Mrs. Whites family were guests at the meeting. After adjournment the guests and members were entertained by Mrs. White, the hostess. Mental Heaflh Group Hears Evans Tell Of Financial Campaign Ron Evans, chairman of the Jefferson County Mental Health drive being carried on in the county this month, spoke to the members of the Jefferson County Association for Mental Health on Monday night at the organizat- ion's regular meeting. Mr. Evans told the group of plans for the fund drive and re- ported on progress to date. Monday, May 23, has been set aside as "Mental Health Day" in the county at which time solicit- ors will be asked to canvass the county in an effort to provide an opportunity to donate to the work 10f the Jefferson County Mental Health Chapter. I Solicitors are being asked to 'turn in their envelopes at the HiUeary House on Monday night ,when members of the Chapter will be on hand and serve re. freshments. [ called upon by a "Bell-Rin send their donations to Belvedere Heights, Charles or to Mrs. Frank Treasurer, 213 North George Charles Town. Evans expressed to the several major business cerns who have ah'eady in the amount of about $100. he said is a good start a goal of $1200. Miss Anne K. Gray Become Bride Mr. In Summer Wedding Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Harpers Ferry announce gagement of their daughter, Kay, to Mr. Franklin Delan~ son son of Mr. and Mrs., E. Mason also of Harpers F Miss Gray attended Ha Ferry High School, and i' employed. Mr. Mason attended Wh¢ High School, Wheeling, W and is emplyed by Valley' Company of Harpers Ferry. A summer wedding is planned. Miss Mar Named Secretaff Assoc. Women Miss Margaret Saville, of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. recently elected Associated Womer~'s West Virginia University. Miss Saville is a sophom( the University and is in languages, specifically and Russian. This month selected to join the French orary, Pi Delta Phi, of whiC] was elected President. MaT is also serving on the Cu: Committee, and is a memb Pi Beta Pri Sorority, and s as an Undergraduate Assists her residence hall. Miss K km Into Alpha Delta The! Miss Kitty Link, a stude West Virginia University, recently taken into Alpha Theta, the Medical Tech~ honorary. Kitty is a freshm the University and was invit join the group because of outstanding average of 3.5 first semester. Kitty is also a pledge Beta Phi sorority and is of her pledge class. She Evans said he wishes to remind daughter of Mr. and persons.who are not home when Link of Kearneysville. Monday. Tuesday. Wednesday ---ONLY--- U~U ---1 (Experienced Operators Only) VIRGINIA'S BEAUTY SHOP 118 N. Charles Street --- 'Phone 725-5414 Charles Town, West Va. IN CHARLES $ TOWN BY NOW, A FINE WASH AND WEAR SUIT OF 55% DAC- RON POLYESTER AND 45% RAYON AT A BUDGET PRICE. MEN'S SIZES FROM 37 TO 46. 4 SOLID SHADES TO CHOOSE • BLACK • MEDIUM GRAY • OLIVE • MEDIUM BLUE OPEN EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT TILL 9