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Charles Town, West Virginia
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1 Eismon, principal of High School is Governor of Lions V. : Crim, son of Mr. Crim of Summit the Chicago Tri medal for aca at V. P. I. Inc plan to its new and on N. Sam- nozzioe IlogzJee hruth,crevlce and wand~ IN HOME Mi,~ Carolyn Ris~ler, daughter l of Mr. and Mrs. John Rissler of l lhe Kabletown section is chosen lie repre.~:ent Charles Town High i School at the Girl's State Assenlb- ly at Jackson's Mill. Married: . Miss Mary Case of i Greenwich, Conn to Lieut. (j. g.) 'Taylor Rogers Durham II. son of i Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Durham of New York and Richmond Hall, Charles Town officials sworn lCharles Town; Miss Evelyn Bar- into office are: Mayor Nicholas]ron, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carson, serving his sixth consecu-I ttoward Barren to Charles Leon- tire term; councilmen newly elect i ard Fritfs, son of Mr. and Mrs. ed Marshall Orndorff, Howard !ttarold Fritts of Leetown; Miss Sechrist, Thurman A. Whitacre, ~Clarissa Nichols, daughter of Mr. George Mullen, and Joseph A. land Mrs. Russell Nichols of near Warrenfeltz. '. Uvitla to Robert Lee Abshire, son Incumbent Mayor Russell i of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Abshire of " Fort Bragg, N. C. White and all incumbent council i Miss .lean Lamour Jackson, dau members voted back ~nto office ghier of Mr. and Mrs. John Jack- include Cletus Lowe recorder, A1 son and a graduate of Page Jack- bert Karn, Boyd Widmyer, Tyler!son High School, Charles Town, Brown, John W. Link and Walter was awarded the Zeta Phi Beta Knott, councilmen, t English award for having the highest grades in English in the freshman class at Bluefield State / hardest g Princess since Cinderella I CROWN Your magic cleaning wandl Hose reels off and back on jiffy-qulck wlth a flick of wristl Compact case stores flat or standing. Super power cleans deep down into rugs, carpets. Toe-touch on handle turns it off and on. See it todayl APPLIANCES St. -- Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE 725-5511 Elevator Stock and Equipment; also forty years in business here at Rippon, I to retire and will sell at public auction at Rippon, JUNE 15, 1968 [College. Live- 1 Feature of Blue Ridge stock Sales: butcher cows top $21.50; calves------$~32"00" 20 -- YEARS AGO --- 20 Mrs. Vir .inia Everhart of Kear- [ neysville rented;, space of the sec- ond floor of 128 W Washington St. from Orsini and Palmieri, own ers of the building. In a lhrill-capped defensive sti~ ggle m which the tying run was nipped at the plate in the final inning, the Charles Town Ameri- can Legion opened their season by defeating the Trinity A. C. of Washington, D. C 2-1. Charles Town Seniors receive prizes at award ceremonies, Patsy Ramey received the Strider lamp and Melvin Zombro got the Ath- letic trophy. Died: - Harold S. Anders, fatally injured by a truck on the Oak- land farm the Dairy farm between Charles Town and Mechanicstown Pfc. Charles Leonard Barm, whose remains arrived in Charles Town over-seas for re-internment; Dr. R. M. Fau, prominent retired phy sician, at his home in Frederick, Md.; Mrs. Eliza Boyd in the local hospital. 30 -- YEARS AGO -- 30 The old Charles Town Library property on E. Washington St was transferred by Miss Elsie Murphy to the Trustee the Helen: Plott Murphy Memorial. Jefferson County boys scoring high in the state wide track and field events at Morgantown were: John Skinner, Charles Town, 1st place in the 100 yd. and 220 yd. dashes; Harrell, Charles Town 1st in high hurdles; Webb, Harpers Ferry, Won the javelin throw; White, Harpers Ferry won the broad jump, Trussell, Charles Town, won the mile rtm and Char les Town won the :mile relay. Died: At her home near New Oxford, Pa Mrs. Adelaide Higin- botham, wife of Ralph N. Higin- botham and daughter of the late James Trussell of this county. 60 --- YEARS AGO -- 60 William Farmer, for many years a resident of Charles Town died in Lynchburg, Va. The Renner Mill property, near Wheatland :including a flour mill, a dwelling and 11 acres of land was purchased by J. B. Louder- back from Mrs. Berdie V. Cart- mell for $2000. 80 -- YEARS AGO -- 80 "Shannondale ,Springs" and farm of 189 acres east of the Shen andoah River, was sold to Col. J. Garland Hurst for $32.75 per acre. Oscar M. Lucas, a Confederate veteran, died at his home in the county. The Rev. Mr. H. C. V. Campbell was ordained and installed as pas tor of the Presbyterian Church at Harpers Ferry. BEGINNING AT 11 O'CLOCK and all Stock remaining on hand at day of Sale. OF: feed and mixing supplements, salt lime, field seeds, hay and straw, paints, oil, turpen- wire fencing, American fence stretchers, gates, wire, brace wire and fence staples, nails, nail kegs, stove pipe. All staples, nails and by the carton. Bailer twine and binder twine. old show case, meat rack, cheese boxes~ seed billing machines, cash drawer, letter duplir one counter scale, three platform scales, shovelS, corn sheller, Monach corn cracker 5" endless rubber belt, bag trucks, grain bags, With pipe, two grain augers, one aluminum Hat- Conveyor 16 ft. long with rubber cleats, steel con- on dollies with rubber tires. One John Deere long with 3 H. P single phase heavy duty 220 old wood conveyor on rubber, heavy duty elect- line shaft, railroad car mover, coal screen, ~Olsture tester, air compressor, electric motors, will run all tools and machinery 3A.H.P. motor, acetylene welder, welding roofing tools. i TRUCKS: Dodge; 1945 1 -Ton Chevrolet;; 1949 1 Ton ~-Ton International Pickup; 1953 -Ton Chev- aA.Ton Studebaker. trucks are in good running condition with valid used here in the business at present time, It is equipped with good heavy duty Spare tire, never been used, 1931 1V$-Ton Chevrolet Truck. grain drill 13-7 on rubber; International corn International side delivery rake; McDeering rubber truck whdel~, alsb on rubber; Old Me- on steel; hay fork carrier; wood pullies; one With boom; Lime spreader; manure spreader; two~ pitcher pumps; two iron pots; barbed wooden rake; steel drums; old bellows; two three lawn mowers; garden tractor; junk and Nothing to be removed until settled for. HARRY:- S. HESKETT Reserved For -Ladies of St. John Episcopal For Accidents. E. MILLER & MOORE June 6-2t- Mrs. Pauline Ott Wilt's Grocery baseball team played Julian's team on the park diamond on Sunday and lost by a score of 5 to 3. Herbert Furr was the winning pitcher and Frankie Painter was the losing p4tcher. Both pitched very good games. Next Sunday, Jtme 9, i Wilt's Grocery will play the JC's on the Halltown di~amond at 3:30 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Wiley and daughter Dawn, of Charles Town, were Sunday x, isitors of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wiley and ~amily. Mrs. Mary Cline is'a medical patient at the Charles'Town Gen- era1 Hospital. We wish her a speedy recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bradley of Ranson were recent visitors of the latter's mother, Mrs. Lucy Glover. Mrs. Le61a Painter is a medical patient in the Charles Town Gen- eral Hospital. We wish her a speedy recovery. Mr. and Mrs. Lanham and fam- 41y of Virginia were Sunday visi- tors of .the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sara Hardy and family. Mrs. Patsy Davidson end fam- ily of "Jefferson Village," Lee- town, were recent visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Mil.lard Ott and daugh- ter Kathy. Memorial Day guests .of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bell and family were Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Harding and daughter Sandy of Ra~so~, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Magaha and daughter Shelly Sue, of near Mid- dteway and PeUe of Charles Thornton W. Wilt, Jr. Graduated From U. S. Naval Academy June 5 TIIORNTON IV. WILT, JR. Annapolis, Md. (FttTN,C) Mid. shipman Thornton W. Wilt, Jr the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton Wilt of Bolivar Heights, Harpers Ferry, W. Va. will graduate from the U. S. Naval Academy on June 5, 1968. Upon graduation he will be corn missioned as Ensign in the U. S. Navy and will be assigned to Training Command, Pensacola, F, lorida. While at the Academy, Midship man Wilt was a mem~ber of the Foreign Club, German Club, Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference, company commander and company sub-commander. He entered the Naval Academy on June 30, 1964, after graduating from Harpers Ferry ~igh School. Town, Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Bell and daughter, K, immie and sons, Mike, Richie and Carl, in and Mrs. Philip eden and daughters, Lisa and Marsha. Mrs. Pauline Ott, Mrs. Nellie eden and Mrs. Philip Oden and daughters, Lisa and Marsha, spent Friday in Martinsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Dillow were recent visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Jenki.ns and sons Brent and Todd a he Bloomery. Mrs. Patsy Davidson and daugh- ter Misty and son Jimmy, of Lee- town, were Sunday visitors of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Penwell and family. Mrs. Georgia Pearl Sorry to hear of Mrs. Myrtle Wilt being on the sick list again. We wish her a speedy recovery. Mrs. James Jenkins and daugh- ter Karen was a visitor Monday of Mrs. Georgia Pearl. She has been on the sick list with the flu. We trust she will soon be feeling better. Mrs. Clayton Talton of Hamil- ton, Va was a visitor Sunday of her son and Albert Talton of Hamilton, Va. Mr. and Mrs. James Fields were visitors Sunday with the former's grandmother, Mrs. Fields of Hillsboro, Va. Mr. Byron Stetler of Rich- mond, Ind who has been visiting h,is brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Love, and Mrs. Georgia Pearl, has returned home. Mr. and Mrs. James Jenkins and daughter Karen were visiting relatives in Maryland Sunday. Deat Man Pertects Midget Transistor Hearing Aid IIIIIII If you can hear people talk and can't make out the words clearly then this may be the answer. An extremely small hearing aid using a tiny energized unit, has been perfected by a man who himself is hard of hearing and has been for over 10 years. If interested it is suggested you write A. W. Newell, 2616 W. 8th St Erie, Pa. You w~ll receive full information at no Cost or obligation whatso- ever.---Adv. June 6-1t- 0I Valuable Real Estate & Antiques The Undersigned will Sell at Public Auction To The Highest Bidder On: SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1968 STARTING At 10:00 A. M. TRACT Located 13 Miles West of Winchester. Va. (Corner of U. S. 50 & State Route No. 259) REAL ESTATE NO. 1 -- 30 ACRES more or less improved by an 8 room two story brick house with bath. Good solid banr, garage & other out-buildings. Main part of house built before Civil War and is in solid condition. Land is nicely wooded, large stream through property, springs, wells, etc. E~ceilent hunting. Approximately L100 feet hard road frontage on 259 & 650 feet on U. S. Route 50. Adjoining acres first offered by tracts then as a whole. TRACT NO. 2 -- 10 ACRES -- Heavily wooded, magnificient view. approximately 450' hard road frontage, lake site, excellent hunting. TRACT NO. 3 -- 10 ACRES -- Heavily wooded, magnlfleient view, approximately 450' hard road frontage, lake site, excellent hunting. TRACT NO. 4 -- 10 ACRES --- Heavily wooded, nice view, ac- cess road, excellent hunting, 450' road frontage, lake site. TRACT NO. 5 --- 10 ACRES -- Heavily wooded, nice view, ac- cess road, excellent hunting, 450' road frontage, lake site. TRACT NO. 6 -- 14 ACRES -- Heavily wooded, nice view, ac- cess road, excellent hunting. TRACT NO, 7 -- 10 ACRES -- Heavily wooded, nice view, ac. eess road, excellent hunting. TRACT NO. 8 -- 10 ACRES -- Heavily wooded~ nice view, ac- cess road, excellent hunting. TRACT NO 9 --- 12 ACRES -- Heavily wooded, nice view, ac- cess road, excellent hunting. TRACT NO. 10 -- 11 ACRES --- Heavily wooded, nice view, ac- cess road, excellent hunting. TRACT NO. 11 -- 10 ACRES -- Heavily wooded, nice view, ac- cess road, excellent hunting. REAL ESTATE WILL BE SOLD AT 1:30 P. M. ANTIQUES Walnut drop leaf table, Old mahogany dining room suite, Ma- hogany sideboard, Oval china closet, Walnut marble top wash stand, Chestnut marble top wash stand, Other wash stands, Coffee grinders, Jelly safe, Pie safe, Walnut pie safe, Roll top desk, Spool cabinets, Old clocks, Walnut marble drop center dresser, Marble top night stand, Marble top Victorian stand, Round oak tables & chalr,Rockers, Pine cradle, Pine server, Several chests of drawers, Organ stools, Wooden churn, Com- mode, Old trunks, Old wall telephones, Oak dresser & wash stand, Stands, Picture frames, Gunease deck & desk cembinat, ion, Wooden tubs, Jenny Lind be~, Plate glass mirror, Pair brass coach lights, Brass bucket. Brass match holder, Copper coffee pot, Farm dinner bell (complete), Andirons, Frying pans, Dutch ovens, Iron pot. GLASS: Thumb print gobletS, wash bowls & pitchers, pressed glass, Old dishes, some carni- val glass, Vinegar cruets, fruit bowls, Cake stands, Celery dish, After