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Charles Town, West Virginia
May 12, 1966     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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May 12, 1966

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Feel it take hold to check itch, burnlnE In MINUTES, In 3 to S days, infected skin sloughs off, Watch HEALTHY skin appear! It ~ot deldghted tN ONE HOUR, your 48 b~k at any drulr counter. TODAY at ALL DRUG ~ STORIK$; May S-at- In the Republican race for the Secretary of State nomination, John S. Callebs of Huntington, was the winner in this county over Louis Reed of Elizabeth by a vote of 229 ~,) 159. Independent FROM PAGE 1-A the community." Door prizes of flowers and candy were given to many of the women present while favors of litter bags for autos and brushes were presented to each man pres- ent. The benediction was by the Rev. Mr. McDonald. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Peer were given special recognition, Mr. Peer having served as treasurer for the com- pany for thirty-eight years. The young, women who helped with the annual benefit carnival were commended for their work and in closing Mr. Reininger extended a cordial invitation to all to visit the company's newly remodeled and redecorated social and meet- mg rooms and offices on the sec- ond floor of the, fire company on Thursday, May 26 for an 'open house' evening. Harpers Ferry FROM PAGE --- 1 Plans for converting Page Jack- son High School into use by 10 elementary grades were approved by the board, with authorization being given to Superintendent Lowery to purchase the necessary equipment and furniture for the conversmn. Students of the 5th and 6th grades of both the Wright Denny and the Eagle Avenue Schools will be holding forth in classes in the Page Jackson build ing next year. A total of five 5th and five 6th grade classes will be ,using the building, Lowery said. The board also approved a re- quest by Charles Town High Prin cipal Herbert Cottrill, to erect a 6-foot cyclone wire fence around the Charles Town High athletic field and also to erect an electric score board at one end of the athletic field. These improve- ments to the field will be made at no costs to the school board, Cottrill said. The board also approveu a pro- gram presented by Warren Mick. ey, for a comprehensive remedial and catch-up work program for Jefferson County school children grades one through 12 for six weeks this Summer. The program is expected to get underway on Friday June 17 and be concluded July 29. It will go into any fields of study where sufficient interest ed is indicated by students who plan to attend the Summer sess- ions, Schools Superintendent T. A. Lowery stated. , Lowery said the program will be financed entirely by funds from the Elementary Secondary Education Act, Title I, with no local funds being involved. The local board has been given a bud- get of $122,000 to carry on the program with and this will per- mit some 865 students, if they so desire to participate in the six- weeks of Summer School work. More details on the Summer program will be announced later. Plans are to use the teachers now carrying on the various academic courts in the county's schools in this work, Lowery said. The program will be open to any boy or girl who desires to take some remedial or catch.up work this Summer. The board also approved a re- commendation of the Secondary Schools English text book com- mittee for new literature and grammar books to be used during the 1966-70 school years. ' An offer by Shepherd College to provide a secretary, Miss Emma Bradley of Charles Town, for Summer work under the Shep herd Student Work program was approved by the board. She will be working in the instructional offices of the Board of Education this Summer, with the Board stand 10-percent of her salary. Holmes FROM PAGE 1--A and Jefferson County, both hav. ing been born in Jefferson Cou- nty. Mr. Alexander, however, was born in Clarksburg. THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1966 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE legislator at the age of 24. He shortly abandoned politics to de- vote himself to writing. During the following decade, Alexander wrote five books as well as many articles and stories for top flight magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post, Coll- ier's, Esquire and Saturday Re- view of Literature. His biograph- ies of Martin Van Buren and Aaron Burr earned instant accl- aim from the critics, and the Advertising Club of Baltimore gave him it's Civic award for Sept. 1945 with the rank of He is married to the Mary Barksdale of and they have two sons, ghter and six grandchildrer~ His early participation itics may well account present political insight as the scene Washington columnist. The Chamber will also number of business ts in the county who have improvements to their in the past year. But the A cum laude graduate in Eng- meritorious achievement. During lish at Princeton University, Mr. World War II, Alexander was Alexander didpost-graduate work [ commissioned a first lieutenant at Trinity College and Cambridge in the Air Corps. He was awarded University in England. [the Army Air Medal, Air Crew Soon after returning to the[Wings, five battle stars and the United States he entered Maw-~Pvesidential -Unit Citation and land politics and became a state/was separated from service in of the recipients of these will be kept confidential the banquet program. The affair will get und, 6:15 with a reception, to follow at 7 p. m. Tickets to the dinner are able at the Chamber of