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Charles Town, West Virginia
May 21, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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May 21, 1959

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Committee at Court Night of representative ~of bhe Jefferson Coun Club was hetd in House Tuesday composed of the 25 pre- gave reports by a interest P. C. Perry..Miss Clerk of the Coun a very informative of regis- William Jones absentee voters. good attendan Officer .. Star Pays tbarles T0wn inoring Mrs. LuciHe llgsville the Wor- ,Iron of' West Vir- Thursday evening ;Fire Hall by ,t~he Order of Eastern decorated wi'th and each person re and a program of evening. mque t the reg- organization le Masonic Hall where the Wnrthy ,(37:cmlCl h[atrnr~ was presented wit'h a gift, of ));',ass candlest.icks by Mrs. Doro,bhy Furr Worthy *Matron of the Charles Town c'hap, ter. The wort.hy grand matron was a~so presented with an honorary membershap of the local chapter as were other hen- quet and t'he regular meeting. A social hour followed the meeting with punch and coffee being served by t~le refreshment committee. The next regular meeting of t~he Charles Town O. E. S. w~ll be held on Thursday evening, May 21 at 8 p. m. DST. All officers and mem bers are urged to at:tend this meet ing when there wilt be revival of obligations. Another Season of Summer Stock Set For Hilltop House Ano,ther season of summer stock ored guesls. ,productions is in s, tore for resi- I Visitors from neighbor:ing ch'ap i dents and. vis!tors to HarperSmFer7 ters of West Virginia, Virginia and ry accorpmg 1,,o an anne ounce" en 'Maryland attended bo,th the ban~maoe ,tins week oy to. to. r~mmm, Manager o,f Hilltop House, Har- ,pets Ferry, The season o,f four productions, featuring professional talent from Baltimore, opens Friday, May 22 and 23 with Patterson Green's hit comedy, "Papa Is All". Subse- Checks Proqress FHA Farm Families in Area tIerlin T. Reger, S'tate Opmat- ing Loan Office for Farmers Home Administrat.ion, has retuned ,to his headquat~ters in Morganlown after several days in the Matinsburg VttA office. The pupose of his visit was to review progress being made by FTIA farm families in Berkeley and Jefferson counties and to de- temine how FHA can be of grea,ter service {o farming in 'the area. Reger said he found most of the farm families making satisfac:tory progrss and ~he local agricultural program above average. l.~ ftm m d m-~e b~m ~b ]~, ~ t.b m4I ~ m Easy Terms. Low Down Payment. Lll~ra, Trade-In. Come in Today! {:HARKS TOWN GAS CO., Int. PHONE 228 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA to a roar, smooth listening is yours at all times latest hearing-seeing duet -- a slim-trim eyeglass lass hearing aid with exclusive AVC (Auto- to soften sudden, loud noises. Fashion-thin men and women. Also latest "Tuck-A-Way" styles wear glasses. COME IN. SEE AND HEAR FOR YOURSELF-- of Hagerstown ROY B. FURR, Manager Pllolle Hagerstown REgent 3-3242 LY or Charles Town 825 ONLY PER GALLON white and ready-mixed body colors 114 SOUTH GEORGE STREET 47 CItARLES TOWN, W. VA. J ~r quent, productions each playing Friday and Saturday evenings w, ith 8:45 curtain will be "My Three Angels", by Sam and Bella; Spewaek, June 26-27; "The Phil- adelphia &tory" by Phillip Barry July 24-25 and Noel Coward's "Hayfever", September 11-12. Managing Director of the Play- ers will be Manny Silverman, pro fessional actor and theatrical pro ducer, who will star in the leading role in "'Papa Is All". Others in the cast of the first produc,tion are Nancy Lee Dix, Doris Margolus. Jay Tarses, Joseph Bandiera and Diane Caplan. Wright Denny School, Now Enrolling First Graders A postal card regis,tra,tion is now being carried on a.t ,t~e Wright Denny School to enroll all boys and girls w,ho are to enter the first grade of that school in September. Principal Moler said there were about 85 listed so far and the tea. chefs expect a total enrollment of over 100. There are 104 aCtlvely in attendance in t'he First Grade at Vhe end of this year. Parents should contact t~he school if t~hey have not received a let, ter by mail. This will assure placemen,t in September. HENAN gAH UNCTI By Miss Lillian Myers Mrs. Sherman Hopper rece,ived word of the de,ath o$ her sis,ter Mrs. E. R. Parker of ChUs:burg, V'a. Services were held in Staun- ton, Va. last Wednesday. ,Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brant,net Mrs. Clive Bt'an,tner o,f Was4hing- ton spen~t several days last week with t:he la:t, ters bro,ther-in-law and sisreer-in-law Mr .:and Mrs. V,!,otor M. Os'bourn. ~Mr. and Mrs. Grover Thompson spen,t Sunday with their so nJ,n- 1,aw and daughter Mr .and Mrs. Rober~tW~hi~ttington in Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. Hewetit Grove of W~ash,ing, ton spen,t ,the weekend w:,th 'his mother ~Mrs. Julian Grove. Salt. and Mrs. James Parket ,are t~he ,parents of a daug~hter Smn dr:a Sue born early Sa~turday ,morning in Charles Town General Hospi,t~al. Mr. and Mrs. Fl-,a~nk~ Fraley of S'hen,andoa~h, Va. spen,t the week- end with rein,rAves here. Dinins the severe storm here l as~t Tuesday aftra,upon ligKtJng struck t'he home of Mrs. W'il,bur Werler and a transformer in f ron~t of the home of Mrs. John Weller. The Charles Town Fire Company respended to t,he call bu~t slig:ht d~amage yeas done to t,he house. A :'deep freeze w,as also burnit ou, t at t, he home of R'obert Dart'. ~Mr .and Mrs. Lewis Sager, Mr. and Mrs. Abner Whi,tmer and children spent Sunday w,i,t,h Mrs. Sagers brother-,in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Ch;arles WeDb in E1- Hcott City, Md. IMrs. Harrison Lenssler, PaTm Springs, Calif., Mrs. A. C McCul- Tough, Arl,ing~ton, Va. and Mr. V~il li~m McCullou,~h of Denver, Colo. v~si.ted Mr .and Mrs. Victor M. Os- bourn Wednesday. LMrs. Sensler and Mrs. McCullouffh formerly liv ct ed here and were gr,anddau..h~ters of the 1,ate Mr. and Mrs. Henry Beat'. Mr .and Mrs. Vein,fred Sammons and ch,ildren of Wasrhing,ton have been vis;,,ting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Boyd. ~Mrs. Dargan Lutes and ohl.ld- ren of W aynes,b,aro, Va. are ves,it- ing here parents Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hammond and aun,t Miss Camilla w, nt hdp Call us. We have a repu- tation for giving our policyholders all the help they need when they need it! Call us... rain or shine ... day or night. $USHE Re rresenting t a) Hartford Fire Insurance Company Wi lit 5;]31 l'e. Mr. Eddie George of Was'hing- ton was a reeer~t guest of his mo- ther Mrs. Sherman Hopper. !Mr. C. W. Whi'Vmer has return ed home after having been a pa- tient in Kings Daughters Ho.~p:i,tal Martinsburg. His friends are sorry he eontinues ill. Mrs. Minnie Lee Harkins of Was'hington and Mrs. John Rolfe of New York visited their aunt Mrs. Sherman Hopper last Tues- day. ,Mr .and Mrs. Roy J. Shirley spen~t Tuesday with his brot~her- in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Charles Furtney in Cumberl.and, Md. The Rev. E. E. Sumpter of Way nesboro, Va. visited his cousin Mrs, Frank Benner and Miss Ma- mie Fleming Monday. Mr. and Mrs. James Trump of Martinsburg and Mr. and Mrs. AI Cloud of Newport Beach, Califor- nia visi,ted Miss IA1Han Myers Sunday. Mrs. Cloud is the former Mi~s Fannie Trumep of Kearneys- ~Hle. II SKET F EFOR r The quo,tataons of The Blue Rid ge Livestock Sales a Charles Town Monday, May 18, 1959. Receipts of cows and cattle liWl~t with a good demand for all classes cows and calves. Fexture of sale was cows top $23.40 veal 38.00. Good stock cal- ves up to $34.00. Choice butcher steers none; good butcher steers 26.00 to 28.00; plain to medium steers 24.00 to 26.00; Choice butcher heifers 26.- 00 to 27.50; good butcher heifetxs 24.00 to 26.00; plaJ,u to meditun heifers 20.00 to 23.00; good bul'ls 24.00 to 25.60; plain to medium balls- 22.00 to 24.00; commercial cows 22.00 to 23.40; ut,il~ty cows 20.00 to 21.75; canners and cut- ters 19.75 down; cows by the head up to 204.00: stocker and feeder steers 27.00 to 34.00; stock heifers and bulls by the head,' up to 195.00 CTmlce to p~ime calves 3'5.00 to 38.00; good butcher calves 32.00 o 34.00; reed,lure bu, t~her calves 28.00 to 31.50; t'htn calves 27.00 down; heavy calves 25.00 to 35.00; Blue head gr:ade lambs 26.60; red head grade lambs 25.40; red shoulder grade }a,mbs 23.80; but- eher ewes 5.00 to 9.50; stock ewes per head up to 18.00; Oood butcher hogs 17.25 to 18.- 00; medium bu,tcher hogs 16.75 to 17.25; heavy butcher he,us 15.00 to 17.00; buetoher sows 11.50 to 15.00; heavy feeders and ligh,t butcher hogs 17.00 to 20.00; s,h~a,ts per ~hund,red 30.00 down; pigs pet' head 12.50 down; heavy boars 10.- 00 to 11.25; stags none; sows and pigs up to 115.00; stock boars up to 18.00. Misscellaneous sales 9tart 11:00 a. m.-Lives,tock sales 1:30 P. M. each Mc:aday. Richard Hayes Wright Enlists In U. S. Army M/Set. George R. Schnurr of t)he local U. S. Army Recruiting St~tAon, 3rd Floor Coun,ty Court House, Ma,rtinsburg, W. Va. wish es to announce t,hat Riohard Hay es WrigCnt of Halltown. W. Va. en- listed in ,the U:ai,ted States Army Unassigned for a period of three aal'.S at P, ail:,more, ;,,[d. oll i~rlay ~, ~en[ ra any erie c,f i]~e many -'*.;'my 1959. From ,there he was forwm'dPosts for further tJ,'ai.ning and ed Port Jackson, S. C. 'for his ,has school in the field in which he ie combat, training of at least is best qualified. eight weeks, after which time heATTEND CIIURCH gIINDAY READ TIlE CI,ANSIFIEDS will be given a shor,t leave to come ................................................................................................................ home if he so desires. 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