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PTRIT OF 8---A mt i l I Ill LOCAL AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES By Mrs. G. E. Webb .IEFFER 0N ADVOCATE t :a:0 a )0uc minuL : THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1959lwashing time is required for an ' ;' eight pound load of wash, with about 36 minutes being required ..... for .the wash of an average family. J~-Hoffma~ter Wedding Mr. and Mrs. David Jones of Bol dear have announced .the marriage of their daughter Virginia to Mr. ]NI~,ttrice Franklin Hoffmaster of Knoxville, Md. on Satuz~lay even- ing, tMay 9 at 8 o'clock in .the New YOrk Hill Methodist Church in Brunswick, Md. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. J. W. Secy. The bride wore a s~reet lengt~h @ross el white lace with whi~te ac- 'cessories and a purple orchid. The matron of honor was Mrs. Essie Breeden and the best man was Mr. Charles Hoffmaster. Those pres- ent a't the wedding were only the immediate ,fa~nilies of the bride ~nd groom and a few close friends Following the ceremony a small reception was given at the .home of the brides parents Mrs. Essie Breeden served the wedding cake amd Miss C-~arlotte Ray Jones cou sin of the bride served at the pun ch bowl. Immediately following the recep ~lon the young bride and groom left for a s'hort honeymoon trip ~,hrouffh Virginia. Mrs. Hoffmas- tar is a member of the graduating C]ess of Harpers 1~erry District High School 1959. The groom grad uated from Boonsboro, Md. High lSchool, class of '54. He served four years in the U. S. Service as a member of the Marine Corps. He is now employed in the Safeway 6tore in Hyu.ttsville, Md. and ,they Wlll live In Hyattsvllle after the bride's gradua, tion on Wednesday ~ay 27. D~vid Staubs, well known news- ~per boy in this ~rea for several years, serving both ,the ~Iartins- ~rg Journal, and the Washington Post to many customers has secur @el employment in Bethesda, Md. where he ~orked last week. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jones and thtughter of Alexandria, Va. visi- ,ted the formers mother Mrs. Rho ~/ones in Harpers Ferry on Sun ~lss Joyce Wiley of near Charl ~s Town spent the weekend with Misses Laureda and June Lee Wi b. W~." Vernon Eackles of Front ~-~al, Va. visl~ted his mother Mrs. W'.Za kl% on Sunny Mr. c. . Young as very much ~.~Sposed for a few days but is ~to be out again. ..... l~lSs Carole Wilt spent Sunday ~n~[ Mondav with friends in Cum- berland, '.Md. Mrs. Lena Ambrose of Engle Was a visitor for a short time at the O. E. Webb home on Sunday. Sgt. and Mrs. Earl Freem~m and daughter of l~rt Knox. Ky. are spending an 18 day leave ,Mrs. Freemans mother Mrs. Rho- da Jones in Harpers Ferry and vls lung other relatives. Mr. Chauncy Stuart and son Howard spent Sunday friends in Bolivar and artended W~.rship services ~t Bolivar Met,h Odist Church. The son was recent- l~ released from U. S. Service and iS ]t~ng at his f~thers home. Texas Group From Pique t~gton, D. C. who was t'he princi- I~1 negotiator in the huge real es~te transaction for the g.rouo has been conferring wiCh ~ae new owners In Texas this week reg#~xcling the ~various phases of ~,he trUck's favAllties and future .Ch.~nges and operations. : ~rincipal purchasevs of the e~i*~k are B. O. Byars of Tyler, ~xas who is presiden~t of the new ck corporation which is known ~s Charles Town Properties, Inc. George c. Puson of hall,as, Texas, ~ce~president; Wal,ter M. S'prad- lay of D~llas, secretary-treasurer; Clint W. Mur0hison of Dallas: Don I~,arington of Amarillo, Texas ~a~l C. F. Neuhas of Missicas, Tex S~le of the track has been rum Grad ever since the death of Al- bert J. Boyle, co-owner wi~h 'his ~ife in November el 195"/. A preo ,r~m~tture announcemen~t of the sale to Murchison and Byars was made in April of 1958 but his was negu- Ced, primarily because of %he lit t~atton over ~he Boyle estate. The Boyle estate has been in llt ~ea.tlc,n with his first wife, Mrs. Louise Boyle, claiming to be the legal widow and with his four ehi]dren by the first marriage ctaiming a shave in theo~,~e .t~.te lram w'h,ich %hey were excluded by his will. The first Mrs. Boyle has ~on.tended ~hat Boyle's Arkansas divor~e of more than 20 years ago is fftv~lld and ..~, a~ she should re- ceive ~t:he widow s sha ~. At the tlme of Boyle's death he ~nd %he second Mxs. Boyle were co-owners of the track property. A~on'g wi~h the fllin~ of the deed of transfer of the Property yester- day evenin~ t~e Jefferson councy ~lrcuit clerk's office an agreement slimed by the children likewise ~as filed retinou~'~h|r~ t~o~r ~l~trns in ,~he form of a q uit claim de~. Attorney Tbomas W. S~eptoe counsel for th~ ~vt- ~-h~lar~,~ ~ ~hey h~ve settled their claim ,for ~r~w',n- t,h~r s,,H,s ~n %he United 8t~*es District Cour%. A~, t'h~ t~,me Murc~Is~n was f~r~,t m~mored ~ he ,buying .the ~rack I% ~s re~ort~d he Ol~tnned tO set it ~m under-t~he s~e arrangemen, t ~ v*~r~ted th~ De] :bgnr tr~ck in Ca]~!for-ta. TTn~r t*,~t arr~- ~ent. o,~fi~s fr~ the t,r~e~ a*er ~he ~qrch~ or~no is r~covered, vo t~ P~vs CI,,h of America, Inc. It, is hel!ewd +~t, t~,~ ,r~,,-,ement w,I11 or~,~all f,~r C~rl#s Town. $~ ~ ~of~, f,~r the Ttlrf Clnb ,frorrl ,T~Iv ~q tO ,~e'~tem'~'r ]Y ~.nd t~en day Wflli~tm l~land of ~art.~ns- burg, Secr~ary of the Raclng Corn IN Telephone 2492 Mrs. Grace Ramsdill and Mrs. Marie Oden attended a Missionary meeting in the Met~hodis,t Church in Hancock, *Md. on Monday. Mrs. James Fritts and neice M~'s. Wayne Longerbeam and little daughter Ri,ta spent Monday in Baltimore, Md. at the home of Mr. Randolph Fritts and family. Friends and relatives here have [earned that Mr. Donald Shipe of Washington, D. C. son of Mr. Jos- eph Shipe and the late Lyda Shipe of Harpers Ferry and Miss Fran- ces Moxley of Waschington, D. C. were quietly married recently in a Methodist Church in Washing- ton where Mr. Shipe has employ- men,t. They will live in the Capitol City. A sale of household goods was held at the home of Mr. Paul Battles and the late Elda Battles on last Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Slaughter are moving from the Angelo property on Washing- ton Street into the Bartles proper ty loca~ted on the new road near Cavaliers Meat Market. Mr. Bart les will continue to live in his , home. Messrs John Mower and Joseph Huff of Cumberland, Md. were re- cent visitors ~t the home of iMx. and Mrs. Raymond Wilt. Relaives and friends have learn ed that Mr. Jesse Cogle of Glen Va. and Mrs. Cogle is a native of Harpers Ferry. Mr. and Mrs. Derl ,Myers and New Guide Booklet For Harpers Ferry Superintendent Frank H. Ander son announced Wednesday a new Guide Booklet on Harpers Ferry National Monument will be avail able for sale in the Visitor Center on Shenandoah S'treet beginning Saturday, May 16, 1959. The booklet, prepared by Park Historian Herber:t Kissling and prin~ted with fund contributed by the non-profit Eastern National Parks and Monuments Asosciation consists of 20 pages witch a most at tractive color view of Harpers Fer ry from precipitous Maryland Hal- ghats. The twelve historic photographs of the town included in the book- let, dating back to ~he early his- %cry of Harpers Ferry, the John Brown Raid and the Civil War are 'of particular interes,t to historian and layman alike. Photographs of key figures in the Harpers Ferry Story, such as John Brown and "Stonewall" J~ck son enhance the attractiveness and interet values of this excellent interpretive aid. A C~ide Map to the point of in- terest within the National Monu- ment and descriptive text will greatly facilitate the v,isitor's ex- cursion and reduce confusion to a ml nimum. Andersen said the booklet, vChich will sell for the nomanal ~fee of twenty five cents is a much needed item at Harpers Ferry. "In Burnie, ,Md. was quite ill recently the past, countless viis,tors have ex and a patient in Annapolis Hos- pressed their regret .that such a pital in Annapolis, Md. He is a booklet was unavailable and, he native of nearby Loudoun Coun'ty added, "it gives us a great deal of satisfaction to know that this sl~t uation has been corrected." daughter of Chittenango, N. Y. spen,t last Thursday with Mrs. My er's sister Mrs. Vernon Webb and family near Bolivar. The former who is in t.he U. S. Service Air Force has been stationed in New York but after his leavehe will stationed in Dover, Delaware. He is a native of nearby Maryland. A lovely Mothers Day was ob- served at Hill Top on last Sunday with quite a large num- ber of guests coming .and going. Mrs. Helen ,M. Cavalier as hostess was very at,tractive and gracious in her costume of one 'hundred years a~o. We have begun to hear many fine remarks made, regard- ing the fine hospitality, gracious- ness and courtesy shown the ~)a,t- tons of ~his fine old Hotel and we are glad. Dinner guests at the G. E. Webb home on Tuesday evenina were Mrs. J. L. Mills and grandc,hildren Tylisa and Kimmy Conklyn of Brunswick accompanied by her daughter Mrs. Anne Elizabet,h Decrier and two children w'ho left her parents home on Wednesday morning for New Jersey w,here they left by plane for England. Staff Sgt. Deener is stationed there for three years. He left New Jersey by plane, ~he Ia~ week in March and secur- ed li~lng quarters for his family with in a week but arrangements for Mrs. Deener and children to leave for England were just com- )leted. mission said the new owners of the track have already applied for and received application form to ~pply for their 1959 West Virginia racing l~censes. Additional From P~e One lotings. There is co~nsiderable organized effort promoting the passage of the referendum, bu,t as far as can be learned ~here is no organized opposlt, ion ,to it. Those who favor the proposal say i~t is a "must" to meet the im mediate needs of the schools for additional finances and improve- ments. Some of those who are opposing ~t say they are not going to vote for a,ny more taxes for anything. Others who oppose i:t say they feel th~ ~here is an urgency for r~sing the .pay of teachers in the county, bu~t t)hey don% like the idea of voting more taxes for ad- ding more personnel to a budget which ~)hey say school officials have been, and are saying, is al- ready inadequate. OChers who are opposed to i~ say they would not m~.,nd paying bhe addi,tional taxes for a few years, but they feel once any tax es are put a~ they never come off. iouthern Laundromat I0 Open in Charles Town Friday Morning Another new business en,%erprise wl}l move in%o the dowwtown bus iness sectio~ of Charles Town day morning w~en t~he Scu~ern I.~ndrom~t has it's formal open- i ".:!::::: Meeting Tonight to Explain Special Excess Levy Program X.- "IT'S" WHITE'S FOR FOODS ALWAYS" To get ,the facts concerning the election for the Special Levy :for schools before d~he ,local ci~tizens, ys ! a meeting of all interested persons 'has been called for Thursday night at eight o'clock in ~he audi- Your torium of ~the Charles Town Jun- ~ior Hlg'h SChool. ,Mrs. Mary Simmons, presiden, t of the Jefferson County Educa~tion PHONE 159 WEST WASHINGTON STREET Association, feels that if ,the peo- ,ple understand the issue they will vote favorably in it;he election. For inforraing t:he citizenry of the coun.'y on t'he issue, such meetings as the one scheduled here for to- nigh.t have been held in Harpers Ferry, Leetown, Summit Point and Shepherdstown. One is listed ,for Blue Ridge Friday. Dr. Bushong Speaking To Historical Society Dr. Millard K. Bushong of "Ar- cadia", Clarke County will b~ the speaker at a program meeting of the Jefferson County Historical Society to be held Saturday after- noon, May 16 in the Esta Burton Hilleary Museum on South George Street in Charles Town. He 'will speak o~ Jubal Early, a subject on which he is an authority, having authored a 'book about the Gen- eral. The time of the meeting is 3:00 o'clock eastern daylight time. "Renew and Increase" To Be Sermon Sunday For Lutheran Church The Roy. Richard E. Neal, pas- tor of 'St. Thomas Lutheran C-~ur- cfft announce %he following sched- SK N ESS ule of services for Sunday, May 17 and ~t~he various meeting and pro- grams during ~the week: Sunday Chin,oh S,c'hool 'and Pas tor's Class @t 9:45 a. m.; Robert Stone, Su~perintendenL,' The Ser- vice at 11:00 a. m. with sermon, "Renew and Increase"; In, rant 'bap ~tism will be ad,ministered and new members received; Eae second year catechism class wiT1 be con- firmed. Junior Lu'ther League meet ~t t~he chur~h a,t 4:30 p. m. Circle I Mrs. Donald Snyder meets Wednesday wt 2:00 p. m. ,e~, the home of Miss M~Ida Ryman. Cir- cle II Mrs. F~arl Bane meets Wed- nesday at 8:00 p. m. at ~he home of ,Mrs. Edgar Peele. United Luth- eran Church Men meet 'Wednes- day at 7:30 p. m. ,~t the church. Senior Choir rehearsal, Thursday ~t 8: O0 p. m . 2-lb. pkg. $2.39 21/z-lb.r pkg. $2.98 PA-Ib. pkg. $1.49 By Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr Mrs. ,Marshal-~-'Wilson visited ~i~h Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Howeil ,and 'Mrs. Pearl Edw~trds c.n Fri- day. Mr. and (Mrs. Marsh~l'1%Vilson called on Mr. and Mrs. James Har dy ~t Suntan% Point on Saturday ing in the VFW btti'Iding locmted evening. stress from Wall's Service stat-I Dinner guests a,t ~he Slusbers ion on East Liberty Street. I and Wiisons on Sunday were Mr. Clmrles Mamcus, owner ~nd op- and Mrs. Eddie Bohrer of Big .~rator of the new est~bldsh~nen% ,Pool, Md. and Mr. rand Mrs. Mar- sa~d Wednesday the new busine~ shu,ll Wilson of Sun~mt% Poin. win be of a !self-service n,~ture Callers in the afternoon w,ith ~Ir. and i~ will be operated 24 hours and Mrs. Ernest ~lusher and &all GEORGIA GOLDEN BREADED SHRIMP - . SOUTH COAST JUMBO HEADLESS SHBIMP - MR. FROSTY FISH STICKS - CHARLES d~ily seven trays eadl week. For and Wayne Logan. MR. FROSTY a week or ten days t, he~'e will be IMr, and Mrs. Mar,~all Wilson ,n a/~tend, an, eat the shop %o ac- and Ohi'pper and Alfred Owens BREADED PAN TROUT - - 3- p g. $1 49 q~in, t people w~h the a]] au'to-ealled ~t Mr. and Mrs. Wilson INGS i~ ~.x 7"9 m~0ic' opera,tional se~,-u,p bu,t af- Berryville, Va. " DRESSED ter that Mr. Marcus said people The Leetown ~rm Womens WHIT - - - . ,... c w~ll come to fine l,aund,romat place Club wil~ meet Wednesday ~f~er- ~.. " thel, clothes inthe autom~ticMly noon May 2nd ~t ~he ,home of IU-ID. box opera%ed washing machines and Mrs. Ta!4or Winkler with Mrs. W. dryers ~nd then go ~bou,t their L. Barren as co-'hostess wt 2 p. m. business. There will even be auto-I (DST)..,Conference ,a~t J,aekson's Mill ESSKAYS, BACKS AND NE. IK.S- 5=Jb. pkg. 59c m~ic~}ly con~crolled dispensin,g ma The delegates of Jefferson Court ~ines where l~trons of the bus- fin." r I~y v~ o ~t~nded ~erst~p Train llness may secure the various de- POLAR RENCH FRIES . 2-lb. peg. 49c terger ts and bleaches they may gavu a report of meeting. "l hey need for their clothes, were Mrs. Wil~iu~,'n Harris, IMrs. There will be five au,toma~:ic Frig Margaret Ennis, Mrs. David Pay,He E V E R F R E S H ld, aire washers and dryers avail-t.and Mrs. H. T. Skinner. tble for use w~i~h each having [ Mr. and Mrs. Roy Furr of Ha- SLICED STRAWBERRIES 5 lO-oz, pkgs. 99c money meters in w~h customers gerstown, Md. were supper ~uest will deposi blae necessary coins 8~turday evening of Mrs. Mary for using ,the machi,nes, Bruce ~rr. You All TOWN, W. FRESH STRAWBERRIES . RED RIPE WATERMELONS--Large Size pt. pkg. Mellon @ BORDEN'S INSTANT COFFEE - S-oz. jar ,,eSCAPE- ' , New a-oz. Economy Size - a-oz. jar :t MAXWELL HOUSE INSTANT COFFEE--Giant Economy lO-oz, jar . -. $1,1 large 6-oz. jar CHASE a SANBORN INSTANT COFFEE - - - Big.6-oz. jar BREAST CHICKEN TUNAFISH . 3 ca.s MINUTE MASHED POTATOES.-5c Off. pkg. REALEMON SQUEEZE LEMON - - 2 for KEEBLER ASSORT. COOKIES- l-lb. Cello bag Jan Hazel --- Chec. Fudge -- Coconut Drops -- Virginia Reel F. F. V. MARSHMELLOW PUFFS (16 Pies} Cello bag McCORMICK'S TEA BAGS--20c Off - . peg. 100s McCORMICK'S TEAwAsHINGToNBAGS--12c Off . .- -_pkg" 48s ASSORTED CAKE MIXES . pkg. PILLSBURY ASSORTED CAKE MIXES i j6. pkg. RED HEART DOG FOOD- l-lb. cans ROCKINGHAM DOG FOOD "1 l-lb. cans