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--From The Files of The--- OF JEFFERSON - FARMERS ADVOCATI By:---Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer AGO -- 1951 Collins, who has been of the local branch of Telephone Co. for the has been appointed of the Farmvfll, the company. former C. H. S. plaYed a lot of foot- Purple Panthers, was Varsity Letter in (at Western Maryland Richard H. Price of Kea in the Charles Town Charles Gilbert the Charles Town ~'. Quida Jean the home of her near town; Cooper, colored in Town General Hos. ondaJe. A dust storm, resembling that of the" ones of Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska invadod the cOUnty, clouding the sky and impedlng autom0bile traffio on the Our- field road as well as other roads in the county. 40 YEARS AGO -- 1921 In an election to change the name of Charles Town to Charles pital; Mrs. Virginia B. Duff, Lee- City, 850 voters cast their votes town, at the Charles Town Gen- against a change, while 129 favor- eral Hospital; Mr. Robert Bussard ed it. died suddenly at his home in Sil- The section of the county north ver Grove near Harpers Ferry. of Outfields and Shenandoah Jun- Announcement has been made ction was severely damaged by a by Mr. and Mrs. Sam Orsini of the hail st61~n, Boyd Link, Henry engagementof their daughter, Snyder, Robert Wintermoyer, Rose Isabel to H. Peer, Nelson Sam Hunter and William A. Moler son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles O. ]3eing heavy losers. Peer of Charles Town. The Rev. Dr. Henry Bedinger Lee, a native of Shepherdstown, died at his home in Culpeper, Va. 20 YEARS AGO---1941 at her home in Charles Town, MARRIED - At the Parsonage Miss Martha E. Coyle; at his home of the Methodist Church, George- in Harrisonburg, Vs., Samuel L. town, S. C., Mrs. Anita Rush Kline Hoover, formerly manager of the of Charles Town to Carl M. Brill Northern Virginia Power Co. of Strasburg, Va. Hon. W. S. Collier~, member of A marriage license was issued Congress from Mississippi, deliver by the clerk of the County Court ed the address in Charles Town to Sewall Palmer of the county on Memorial Day. and Mary Ramsburg of near Shah- 60 YEARS AGO -- 1901 FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA. i Mi lville Plant No. 899 CharIes Town Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 FRONT ROYAL, VIRGINIA John Keplinger, died at his home near Shepherdstown. Henry .'Bonn.n, a resident of Charles Town, was killed when struck by a B & O Engine at the George Street Crossing in the same town. The Rev. Dr. George W. Finley of Tinkling Springs, Vs. delivered the Memorial Day address in EdgeHlll Cemetery, Charle Town. so Ass'T -- 1as1 J. PolkStump was elected Cou- nty SUperintendent~ of Schools in Berkeley County. DIED - In Shepherdstown, Mrs. Nancy Johnson Wife of ThomP- son Johnson; Daisy May daughter oft. T. and Mary E. Etch, son. MARRIED- At Outfields by the Rev. john A. Scott, Solomon Sny- der ol'Hagerstown to Miss Sara]3 ~. Engle of Outfields; at Leetown by the Rev. James H, W. Blake, Amelia M: Small Charles B. McDonald. 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 MARRIED - By the Rev. Dr. Aridre'a/s, ~Villiam Bane of this county to Miss Sallie B. Mattox of Berkeley County. 'A scaffold~ fell at the residence (NI E DAYS) of Dr. E. L. Wager, horth of Char les Toivn -injuring three Charles Town" carperiters, James W. Butt, t3 Thru Friday-- WmiamBlessing and Fred Yount. 8 A. M. to 4:30 P. M. /Saturday - 8 A. M. to 11:45 A. M. (DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME) .., : 11 Richard G. Funk, manager of the Ghetz plqnt of Victor Prod. Ucts )|I~ Ranson defeated Francis hi: White, Charles Town business- MAIL OR PHONE ORDERS HANDLED SALE PRICES. Will Be OPEN MSy 30th. '* b" ]grandchildren. Body rested atI SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE ,11 ! IEackles Funeral Chapel, services ]were held at 2 p. m. on Saturday 1 5"-B__ THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1961 De Ee I cemetery at Bolivar. Bearers were ......... i grandso, s. ,, ,.__eflca Is A Better Amerka.Thanks To Advertising A total of 55 seniors from this tinsburg, Bachelor ef Arts, Ele-I -- ---- [ i r ,, section and area were presented mentary Education. [ GO TO C RCH A Constant Best Sdler--American Newspapers degrees at Shepherd College at the 88th annual Commencement exercises held Monday morning at Shepherd College at which U. S. Senator Jennings Randolph was the principal speaker. Following is a list of the grad- uates and the degrees they re- ceived in their minor and major courses: Katherine Ruppenthal Alle- mong, Berkeley Springs Bachelor of Arts.Elementary Education. Charles R. Atherton, Jr., Shep- herdstown Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Ed- ucation, Mathematics and Chemis- try. Roger Alexander Barney, Route 4, Box 109, Martinsburg Bachelor of Science. Wayman Irving Braxton, Hall- town, Bachelor of Arts-Secondary Education Mathematlcs and Biol- ogy. Charles Varnell Burkhart, Ber- keley Springs Bachelor of Arts Wanda Lee Tucker, Martins- burg Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education, English and Social Studies. Helge Alexander McFetridge, Wanger, Shepherdstown, Bachelor of Science. Edna Jean Gray Webber Mar- tinsburg, Bachelor of Arts, Elem entary Education. Elmer Edmund Weber, Route 2 Berkeley Springs, Bachelor of Science Major: Physical Educat ion Minor: Biology Margaret Ramey Welsh, tinsburg, Bachelor of Arts, Elem entary Education. Nancy June Wortman, Harpers Ferry, Bachelor of Science, Major Home Economics, Minor: English Rebecca Guyton Wyand, Sharps burg, Md. Bachelor of Arts, El- ementary Education. Louis Talbott Young, Jr. Mar- tinsburg, Bachelor of Science Ma- j.r: Business Administration Min or: Economics. Secondary Education, Mathemat- ics and Physical Education. Ruth Post Butts Berkeley ILL ILL Springs, Bachelor of Arts, Elem- By Miss Dorothy Lake entary Education. Allen Bernard Chambers Jr. Deferred From Last Week Martinsburg, Bachelor of Arts, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dillow Secondary Education, Music. and son Freddie of Alexandria, Lewis Phillip Close, Berkeley Springs, Bachelor of Science, Ba- Va. spent the weekend with Mr. chelor of Arts, Secondary Educat and Mrs. T. W. Dillow Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mills of ion, Physical Education and Biol- Fairfax, Va, were recent Sunday ogy. Sylvia Deane Dawson, Route 1, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Berkeley Springs, Bachelor of Mills. Arts, Elementary Education. I Mrs. Virginia Nicewarner Ep- James Rufus Dillon, Martins- pard died Thursday morning at burg, Bachelor of Arts, Secondary the home of her son Raymond Education, Physical Education Nicewarner at Millville who lives and Biology. at Blair. She had been ill a few Lemuel Wayne Dirting, Route months coming home from the 1, Hedgesville, Bachelor of Arts. hospital to this sons hom~ but Doris Jane Thomas Doub-Route became well enough to visit~ with 2, Williamsport, Md. Bachelor of the younger son Harry Nicewar- Arts-Elementary Education. her of Charles Town for several Raymond Lee Doyle, Boonsboro weeks then returned to spend Md., Bachelor of Arts, Secondary more time with the son at Blair of which she became ill on May Education, Physical Education and Social Studies. Frances E. Duke, Hedgesville, Bachelor of Science. Mary Lloyd Dunn, Martinsburg Bachelor of Arts-Elementary Ed- ucation. I Prince Henry Dunn, II, Martins burg, Bachelor of Science. John Lee Egle, Jr., Shepherds. town, Bachelor of Science. Theron Roy Emmons, Martins. burg, Bachelor of Science, Bache- lor of Arts.Secondary Education, Mathematics and Physical Educ- ation. Roger Wayne Forsythe, Bolivar Heights, Harpers Ferry, Bachelor of Science. Donald Earl Gray, Charles Town Bachelor of Science. Ramon Randolph Grey, Hall- town, Bachelor of Science. Catherine Louise Hanson, Shep herds,own, Bachelor of Arts- Sec- ondary Education, English and ~an for a seat on the Charles 0wn-' Council in the Third Ward Business Education, Bachelor of Science. Thursday in the biennial muni- Harriet Ann Harris-Pot O Mac cipal election held Thursday, 25. Funk won by a margin 20 votes, polling 129 votes to 109 for White. Vue, Shepherdstown, Bachelor of Arts.Elementary Education. Eldon Leon Hawbaker, Martins burg Bachelor of Science. Dale Carlton Hicks, Martins. burg, Bachelor of Arts-Secondary Education, English and Library Science. Fred Elliott Jefferson- Gerrards town, Bachelor of Science, Ma- jor; Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Biological Science and Physical. Susan Grove Knott, Rt. 1, Shep- herdstown, Bachelor of Arts Ma- With the Third Ward the only one in which there was a race, and the office of Mayor not up for voting at this time, interest in the election was at it's lowest - peak in years. The council seat has been held by Errington H. Jones. Unopposed candidates for coun- cil, all incumbents, were Howard C. Whitmore, Roy" S. Steeley and j.r; Bachelor of Arts, Secondary ~ey H. Lehman. Holdover Education, Social Studies and Eng Sold My Farm on Reddiek Road, Z miles SE of lbers are H. L. Sechrist, lish. ;eorge Mull,n, Thurman Whit-[ Harvey Eugene LeMaster, Mar Off Rt. 107, ~nd also being 15 miles NW of lcre and Josep-h in Montgomery County, Md., I will sell thereon Warrenfeltz. L tinsburg, Bachelor of Science. A:TUypAY JAUNE 961wrr PROCLAMATION[DOuglas B. Lutman, Berkeley Springs, Bachelor of Arts, Secon- -- ' dory Education, Mathematics and ~0 D . WHEREAS, many economic in- Physical Education. dicators show that the national Roy Eugene Lutman, Rt. 1, Bey keley Springs, Bachelor of Sci- ence. Dorothy Jane Mason, Gerrards. town, Bachelor of Arts, Elemen- tary Education. Clyde E. Miller Jr. Williams. port, Md. Bachelor of Arts, Secon- dary Education, Business Educat- ion and Social Studies. Elizabeth S. Miller, Martins- burg, Bachelor of Arts, Elemen- tary Education. Peggy Lou Miller, Hedgesville Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Ed ucation. Faith Elaine Reckley Munson, Berkeley Springs, Bachelor of ArtsSecondary Education, Music economy is on the rise; and WHEREAS, a nationwide Job Drive is now underway to stimul- to HIRE NOW; and 38 - HEAD DAIRY COWS, ',D AND GRADES - 38 .~re Ho~teins of @hich several are Registered; Jerseys and One Registered Guernsey; 17 the W. Va. State Employment service has been de- in past four months and 7 are due in signated to spearhead the JOB Weeks, balance in full milk. DRIVE in Charles Town; and W[!EREAS, the HIRE NOW ........ " CAMPAIGN has ben enddrsedby the Governor'of W:Va.; and WHEREAS, 'm0re :highly quali- fied pxparienced job ~ppl~cants anywhere. ..... are aVillable today than ever be. fore; and " NO~, T~E~R~FQRE, I, Nichol- as Cirsod) ayoi(0 t hd City of Charles Town do endorse the "Hire Now" Campaign beif~g un- derta){eh by the w. Vs. State Em- ploy~at Sei~vice~ and call upon all 10~id employel~s, l.eade~'s of-~- dUstry and.labOr and members of~ clvlc,.veteran.aqd fraternal organ izations to Cooperate and assist the W. ya. Stat Employment Service to ~arry out a succ'essful jOB DRIVE, thus increasing local .pay roU apdCreating the bu ing pow er necessary tO maihtain a heal- thy andsound eco od y. I fur- ther urge all employers-with .un- filled job opefiili~s to staff their plants and businesses, now, for men at work represent buying power and buying Power main- tains~ GOOD business, a!Id indus. try, thus proving our faith in the free enterprise ~ystem and rea- lizing ~for all our citizens the promise of the campaign slogan, "When they w0rk-you profit. Hire 2. Welsh Mare Ponies. 2 PARM MACHINERY, ETC. g Mod~ H Tractor, F-30 McCormick- on steel; JOhn Bea~e Haymaker, MeC.- Model 24 Corn Picker for M Tractor; Fox with Corn and Grass Attachments; Fox and Pipe; Brimon Grass Seeder, Disc Hgrrow, Harrow, Wood Saw, Grain and B~le E~lev~tor. ~rout and Waldron Food Mixer with 5 hp Motor; Cultipacker, Spray Tank, Corn Planter, ]gosen- Husker-Shredder; 1939 Ford 1]/~ Ton Dump Truck, Complete with New 56" Saw! DeLava4 Milker 10-ggl. milk cans, Annydrous Ammonia Seeder and Some Other Farm Items ~nd Small Things not S:'--CASH On Da~ of Sa~e. HAROLD C. SMITH, Owner PHONE Diamond 9-4071 POOLE SVH~LE, MD. BY REMEBURG and R. BOWLUS," Aucflodeer. ALEXANDER, Clerk. LUNCH WILL BE SERVED. 2~. Now!" Dated this 11th day:of May A. D. '1961. Nicholas C 'son,. Mayor n rio ,TO CHURCll SUNDAY Rosalie Serianni Rexrode My- era, Shepherdstown, Bachelor of Arts-Elementary Education. Dorothy Katherine Poisal, Mar- tinsburg, Bachelor of Arts, Secon id:ry Education, Speech and mus- "John Nathan Rhodes Jr. Shep- herdstown," Bachelor of Arts. Rebecca'Jane Shall,r, Martins- .burg, Bachelor of Arts, Secon- dary Education, English and Phy sical Education. ~ Billy Cooper Shiley, Ridgeway, Bachelor of Arts. Carlton Butler Shriver, Martins burg, Bachelor of Science, Bach el0r of'Arts, Secondary Educat- ion, Biology and English. Raymond Harris Shriver, Shep- herdstown, Bachelor of Arts. Thomas Jefferson Sine, Jr. Rt. 11th and died. Mrs. Eppard was wife of W. R. Nidewarner who was B. andO. agent at Millville station until his death April 10, 1928. Later she married to Mr. Charlie Eppard a farmer of Sharpsburg, Md. They farmed for a number of years and then moved to Millville in her home there. Mr. Eppard died at this home and she has resided ther~ since until she became ill and was moved to hospital and then to her son at Blair at Mill- ville. She would have been 83 years on July 13th. She leaves one daughter Mrs. Oscar Hoffman, three sons Gilbert, Raymond and Harry Njewarner, one step sob George Eppard and two grand- children which she raised. Harry Dillow and Mrs. Charles Fortney of Martinsburg and a deceased daughter Mrs. Mable Lake one sis ter in law Mrs. Arthur Nicewar- ner of Richmond, Va., Mrs. Clay Smith of Summit Point. A num- ber of grandchildren and great 3, Bachelor of Science:" Joanna Lorraine Snyder, Mar- tinsburg, Bachelor of Arts, Bach elor of Arts, Secondary Edufation Social Studies and English. Mahl0n Rhodes Stiles, Rt. 1., Martinsburg, Bachelor "of Arts. Vi rene Stotler Stu key Ma . H. L. Mills Gasoline Station CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. GET A VERY BEAUTIFUL SHELL PINK COLOR NEXT WEEK YOU GET THE CREAM PITCHER TO MATCH ACTUAL SIZE ABSOLUTELY 10 FREE WITH EACH PURCHASE OF AN UNUSUALLY NICE PREMIUM FAIRFAX BLV GASOLINE STATION CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. ~t O a new (and that's the ear more people are buyingO Take those June skies and breezes. Add a spankin' new Jet-smooth Chevy. Presto, you've got all the makings of a roamin' holiday. That low-loading deep-well trunk swallows up most everything you'd want to pack along. The carefully crafted Body by Fisher l as you livin' in luxury (and in comfort-high seats where the sight-seein' comes easy). That Jet- oum 'r smooth Chevy ride, with a Sinewy Full Coil spring at each wheel, gentles, you past all the wrinkles and ruts in the roads (there's even a team of over 700 behind-the-scenes "shock ab- sorbers" to hush up road surface mumblings and grumblings). All in all, Chevy's light-steerin', easy- goin' ways just don't leave much for you to do but feel good. And that's exactly the way your Chevrolet dealer wants you to feel --as you can plainly see in those beautiful June buys he's got bustin' out all over. Air conditioning-an extra-cost option that IPves you finlert@ temperature control. T~ ~t e# the new-Chevrolets at your local authorized Chev 'olet dealer's One-Stop Shopping Center |. West Washington Street Charles-Town, W. Va. Phone 42 L ....... | . I ......... J/ / i,