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I I I --F om The Files of The-- SPIRIT OP JEFFERSON-FARMERS ADVOCATE By:--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer I ii I I ,b i, 10 YEARS AGO -- 1951 . Penney Co. 3 of which have been Lefty Willis, Jefferson County's !in the Penney Store* in Charles only major league baseball play-h Town has been transferred to the er pitched for the Phila A's back J" C. Penney Store in Winchester, in the days of Lefty Grove, Earn. Va. shaw, Walberg, Fox, Cochrane DIED: Charles E. 3ones died at and others is holding down an out the home of his son, Robert Jones field post with the Leetown Lions. fin Shepherdstown; Mrs. Harriet Earl T. Wilkins for the past 7 i Ann Taylor, colored at her home years connected with the J. C. in Rippon. , I _ ( CANCELLED LAST SATURDAY because of rain and inclement weather, the ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE of the Estate of the late ANNIE VIRGINIA SITES originally scheduled for Saturriay, May 13, WILL NOW BE HELD ON . . . At the same place, 208 West Congress Street in Charles Town, Starting at 10:00 A. M. (DST) May 18 - 3t. JAMES D. SITES, ADMINISTRATOR. @OO0@Oe@$$$$OOOOOO0@@@@ an I @O$O0@OOOOOOOO0"O@@O$@O0 DISTRIBUTOR PHONE 161-M CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. MAltRIED: Mis9 ffosephine El. l izabeth Galli of Millville, W. Va. and Mr. Elwood Heironimus, for- merly of Winehester, Va. now re- siding at N. Mildred St., Charles Town were married at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry; Miss Gloria Deene Zombro, dau- ghter of Mrs. Ella Zombro and the late John Zombro of Bolivar and Mr. Lewis Meadows, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Meadows of Bolivar were married in the Bol- ivar Methodist Church by the Rev. Ernest Harrison. The engagement of Miss Jean Rosslyn Funkhouser to Edward Bates Sydnor, son of the late Hen ry M. Sydnor and Mrs. Sydnor of Sherman, Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Schoof of New York City have announced the engage- ment of their daughter Joan Les lie to Mr. Paul E. Hoffman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin W. Hoffman Harpers Ferry; Mrs. Ger trude Crim Rowland of Summit Point, announces the engagement of her daughter Miss Louise Row- land of Richmond, Va. to Mr. Tho mas William King Jr. son of Mrs. Mary Sanders King also of Rich. mend. 20 YEARS AGO -- 1941 DIED: At the home In Martins burg, George William Roberts, a native of this county; at the Gray+ house near the Old Furnace, Mrs. Maggie Dillow, wife of Franklin Dillow; at the home of his son Clinton Smallwoed, Jr. near Uvil- la Clinton Smallwood St. resident of the Bloomery neighborhood. Announcement was made of the marriage of Miss Edna Louise Appall of Ranson, W. Va. to Ray. mend (Cotton) Barr of Charles Town. Wheat was quoted in Charles Town at $1.00 per bushel. The largest class of graduates for graduation in the history the Charles Town High School was announced with 60 seniors on the list. Harpers Ferry High. School an. nounced 28 graduates for graduat ion. Fred Pepper of Elkins, W. Va. replaced A. M. S. Morgan as Cash ier in the local store of the State Liquor Control Commission. Marriage licenses were issued in Hagerstown, Md. to the two fol lowing couples; George F. McAtee of Charles Town and Lillian Turn blen of Rippon; Howard F. Hardy of Millville, W. Va. and Barbara Dodson of Charles Town. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1921 Fire destroyed the store build. ing and stock belonging to C. D. Johnson at Kabletown and on the same day a frame barn of the Misses Mclntire at Kearneysville. DIED: At her home near Engle Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Engle widow of William Engle; at his home in Middleway, J. Bart Watson. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1901 DIED: At Bardane this county, Elmer Bayer; at his home in the county, Robert M. Bain; in Char- les Town Ambrose W. Cramer; in Middleway, John S. Grantham. William E. Reed bought the Warde farm of 250 acres near Gaylord for $14,000. 80 YEARS AGO -- 1881 Charles E. Henderson a native of this county was appointed As- sistant General Manager of the Indiana Blooming and Western Railroad in Indiana. 90 YEARS AG() -- 1871 MARRIED: In Athens, Ala- bama, Charles J. Berry of this county to Mrs. Pattie V. McClure of Athena; at Brucetown, Va. John J. Jobe to Miss Mary Richie, daughter of Rev. F. H. Ritchie; in Baltimore, Alexander Neill of Ha- gerstown to Miss Ella Loughridge of Baltimore. A large barn on the farm of SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON t, ma tea ADVOCATE 2---C THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1961 I ii i lira DR. VERA FISCHER, Optometrist EYES, EXAM/NED -- GIJ~$SES FITTED Homrs:--9:45 - 5:00---Closed Tuesday and Thursd~ "OPEN EVENING~ By Appointment Phone 785 112 S. Charles St. Charles Town, W. V& -I Having moved to a smaller house I will sell the Following Articles, located at Shenandoah Junction, W. Va., in Jefferson County, on SATURDAY, MAY 27, 1961 BEGINNING AT 1:00 O'CLOCK P. M. (DST) HOUSEHOLD GOODS Walnut Wardrobe, Walnut Bureau, 5 Piece Living Room Suite, old; Double Iron Bed with springs and mattress; Single Bed with springs and mattress; Wash Stand, Library Table, Writing Desk and Chair; Wardrobe, Straight Back and Rocking Chairs; Break- fast Set and 4 Chairs; Piano Stool, Hall Tree,+ Quilts, 2 8-Day Clocks; Kitchen Cabinet, Picture Frames, Toilet Set, Oil Heater, Glass Jars, and Lots of Other Articles that are not mentioned. TERMS:---CASH on day of sale. MRS. ANNA G. DILLARD H. CLAY THARPE, Auctioneer. CLARK FURR, Clerk. May 18 and 25-2t. , Richard B. Washington, 4 miles northwest of Charles Town was destroyed by fire entailing a loss of $4,000. Donald D. Jenkins Arrested Following Highway Accident Donald D. Jenkins, Route 2, Harpers Ferry, was charged with leaving the scene of the accident and following too close following a two car collision on Secondary Route 17 Friday night about 11 p. m. it was reported Tuesday by Charles Town State Trooper Tom my Ward. Trooper Ward said the Jenkins car struck a 1951 Chevrolet own- ed by Katherine I. Snyder of Mar tinsburg and being driven by Al- len B. Chambers of Martinsburg. Jenkins stoplSed following the ac cident, but later left the scene before police arrived to make in- vestigation. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY Advertise In The SDiri Advocat 18 YOUR HOME PROPERLY "COVERED.:" The covered "homes" of our pioneer ancestors off- ered scant protection against the perils of the times. Homes today are still threatened by many hazards. They need the coverage of a modern Homeowners Policy, with protection that is sound and sure. H. S. CLOPPER, JR. Insurance, and Real Sstate and Bonds 120 E. Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. Telephone 216 IIIII flit PITTS CHARLES WASHINGTON THEATRE RANSON, W. VA. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY One Show Only 7:30 P. M. SAT. 3:00 - 7:00 - 9:00 P. M. SUNDAY 3:00 & 8:00 P. M. Children 25c -Adults 50c Thursday and Friday May 18 and 19 --DOUBLE FEATURE.-- BUILT ON YOUR LOT 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, living roomj kitchen with dining area, basement ,+ :.L ::~:~: %::;k THE HOUSE ... DO THE ODDS ENDS WE DO ALL THE FOUNDATION WORK After we position your home on your lot and obtain building permits, we excavate for the foundation, including trenching and pouring of concrete footing for base- mint or crawl ~pece. We also construct" bundation walls. WE INSTALL HEAVY-DUTY GIRDER, FLOOR JOISTS AND SUB-FLOOR Heavy duty girder is of laminated wood, 6" x 8" or larger All floor joists and sub-flooring are installed. The sub-flooring is plywood. Only top quality West Coast lumber is used by Main Line. WE BUILD ALL 2" x 4" studding is used walls with asphalt Select either redwood beve siding in your choice of are installed fully glazQd. doors are hung with hardwlrl Farm having been sold, I will sell to the highest bidder, at the Cushwa Fe~rm, located 1 mile South of Gerrardstown, on the+ Green Spring Road (Follow SaJe Signs) on WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 1961 BEGINNING AT 11:00A. M. (D. B. T.) 41 HEAD OF CATTLE 41 Guernsey Cow with calf by side; 5 Cows, springers; 16 Cows, milking; 5 Holstein Heifers, IG months old; 5 Hol- stein Heifers, 8 months old; 5 Steers, 8 months, old; Hol- stein Bull, 18 months old; Holstein Bull, l-year old; Hol- stein Bull Calf. 4 months old; 1 Bucket Calf. This Herd of Cattle consists of Holsteins and Guernseys, axe in good condition and ,t good herd of cattle. 3 MULES 3 1 Pair of Mules, 9 and 10 years old, both leaders, a real p~ir of mules; I Mule 10 years old, strali mule. DAIRY EQUIPMENT 6 Ca~ Cooler, 18 Ten Gadlon Cans, Wash T~nk, Heater; Buckets and Strainers, Set of Stewart Clippers; 1 Unit Port~ble Milker. FARM MACHINERY John Deere H Tractor and Cultiv~itor; New Holland Bide Delivery Rake, only used 1 year; Another Side Delivery Bake in good condition; 7-ft. disc harrow; tractor plowt John Deere Feed Mill, wood s,tw outffit, manure spreader, corn harrow, 2 spring-tooth harrows, mower, 8-fL eultapaeker, doul$lc axed single plows; silo filler, el/ella 10 diso seed drill; Thomas disc drill; double and ~ingle corn planters; hay rake, iron wheel wagon, hay trailer, ~ old wa4e;ons, chain block ~nd falb~; 10' x 12' eaxtvas; Clipper wheat fan: fetlce stretcher; barb wire, wa~ter pumps, lmy troughs, blacimmith forge, log chains, 2 lard cookers, s~tmage grinder a~ad stuffer; lot of junk. and mLuy other articles. TEP~JS:--CASH, Nothing ,removed until Settled for. ~ttrita~ Club of Gerrards~own Will+ Serve Lunch. JAMES A. CUSHWA LEWIS AND HORNER, Aucti~5. C. W~. HENSKIJ,, Clerk. Having Bold MY Farm, I will Sea the Following Personal Property, located 7 miles West of Charles Town, W. Va., o~ Route 51, ~t Mlddlew~y, W. Va~, Jefferson County, on SATURDAY, MAY 27, 1961 BEGINNING AT I0:00 O'CLOCK A. /VL (D. S.T.) FARM MACHINERY, ETC. Ford H~y Baler with Motor; Ford Hay ][take, New Idea Manure Spreader, Grove Rubber Tired Wa4~on. All nmehinery mentioned above is in exeell~t condition. 8 hole hog feed- er, 2 hole hog feeder, D~vid ik'adley 7-ft. mower with 2 knives, will fit on Ford Tra~tor; Ei~rrell type hog waterer, potato scoop, 800-gal. steel water tank, rotary heard seeder, extra heavy rock ant~ log chain, 3~ ltulm; 100-ft. 455 maw mill chain complete with paddles; 50-gal. drums, scoops, baskefa, burlap ba4~, bean dueler, western saddle, lanterns, 7~/~ H. P. Sc~,rs Delmm Outboard Motor with taatk, pet-feet condition, used only 2 hours. CATTLE Res tered BuR; 2 Smaller 100 BALES BAI~LEY 8*J~gAW. U LARGE GEESE. HOUSEHOLD COOl)S, ETC. Harder 12~ Cu. Ft. Freezer; Westinghouse and Montgom- ery Ward Electric Stoves, good oonditlon; Washing Machine, Living Room S~ite, I,a~ge Oak Bookcase, dressers, chest of drawers, old sewing ma~ldoe, Eadio and Record Player com- bination; set of dual tubs; studio couch; Sylvania T. V., Frigidaire, good condition; wardrobe, venetian blinds, fire, place sereen and grate;" l~lio table and ehah~; chairs, cur- tains, baby furniture, rugS, scatter rugs, stands, mirrors, books, linens and scarves; pots and pans; dishes, (some old); cots, 2 20-go. shot guns, 3 shot repeater, 12-go. shot gun, 6 shot repeater; many issues of National Geographic and Readers Digest, Other Articles too numerous to mention. TERMS:--CASH. Nothing to be removed until settled for. WALTER I-L MEYER W. D. OB, NDORFF, Auctioneer. R. E. MOI~ELAND, Clerk. Lunch Will Be Served by the Ladies Of the M~iddlew~y Methedist Church. 4 lV y 18 38. PLUS-- MIGHTY! GIGANTIC! i i Saturday - May 20 Sunda ay Monday T eeglay 2], - 22 - ON THE FACTS OF THe et~.$BJ.llt Wednesday and Thursday May 24 and 25 WE INSTALL INTERIOR STUDDING AND CEILING JOISTS Kiln-dried 2" x 4" studding f#rms room partitions, 16" on center. Thi#is spacing' found in custom-built homes Strong stud- ding and sturdy ceiling joists provide a ligid frame for a really solid house. WE BUILD THE COMPLETE WEATHER-TIGHT ROOF Roof rafters are notched to fit perfectly, providing a solid base for plYwood roof sheathing, felt roofing paper, and top grade asphalt shingles in your choice of colors. A snug, westher-~roof roof! WE INSTALL ALL From foundation to mot-toP, Line Home is now tight. Note: All framing 16" on center in acordange~ building standards (slightly I the Ardmore modal); / nd, .at no extra cost, we give you these top quality materials: modern 3.piece = bathroom set... 54.inch hostess kitchen set.., complete American Standard heating system.., plaster wallboard select oak hardwood flooring... pre-hung interior doors with hardware installed.., nails.., ceiling insulation ... all hardware.., shellac and floor filler.., all interior trim.., paint for all interior walls and woodwork.., paint for complete exterior.., paint brushes. roller and pan. / NO down payment! NO settlement or Low, low monthly payments under the exdu$1V Line mortgage plan. Come san the Main today. See how thousands of other smart saved real money. (if it's impossible for yog.Mi the homes today, mail the, bandy oupolt for information,) Choose from 22 models, start;rig ai $3,e50.AIl available on materials only basis~ Among the fomou= brands featured b oro FriGidaire, Americon $tondord Winchester, Va B. & B. Realty Co. Martinsburg Pike MOhawk 2-8877! Harrisonburg, Va. B. & B. Realty Co., 3 miles S. of Me. Crawford, Va., on Rt. #11 Weyers Cave 36011 Both sites open every day, including Sunday, from 1 to 8 I MAIN LINEHOMES, INC. ] B. & B, REALTY CO. / J Madinsburg Pike, Winchester, Ve. I Please send me free literature ] Line Homes: I i I ! I PHONI; : .... i ! i OWN A LOT YES l"1 NO C:]