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10 YEARS AGO --- 1949 Jefferson County School ~Ppointed T. A. Lowery for Year term as Supt. Shugart, daughter of Leland Shugart ~'as receivi,n,g her diploma commenceme,nt of Nor ~n East Nol~thf,ield, Helen Banks Adams, John A. Adams, died in Town General .Hospi- Oharles W. Clymer died ,in Charles Town; Tewalt ~or many of Charles Town D. Baker VA Con- s. Miil4e Green at ,her Myers,tow,u: Clifton A. son of Mr. and Mrs. drowned ~n Potomac Harpers Ferry. light is ordered in- 'meeting of council ,~t the intersection of E. Washing- "Federal HHI", Miss Virginia Mar ton & IMi,ldred St's. Insta.llatdon of low to 'Mr. Leo J. Widmyer of Ber this additional l~ight will make 5 keley Springs. ,traffic lig'hts on Wash'ingto,u St. Invitations 'have been receiv- ed by relatives and fr,iends `to ,the marriage of ' iss Janet Gvan- thorn, daughters of Mr. and ,Mrs. Lynn Grantham of lhe county to Mr. William White Grantham, son of Mrs. J. Amon Grantham a,nd ,the late ,Mr. Gran0ham of `t,he county. 20 YEARS AGO --- 1939 DIED:At her home on N. Sam- uel St., Mrs. Thomas J. Wilson; ,at ,her home in Shenandoah Junction Miss Ida P. Osbourn, life- long resident of Jefferson County; at his home in Bardane, Herber L. Boyd; at his home i,u Inwood, Cal win Edward Crim, a native of Mid dleway. Married at the bride's ~home DR. VERA FISCHER, Optometrist EYES EXAMINED -- GLASSES FITTED 5 5:00--Closed Tuesday and Thursday OPEN Friday Evenings Until 9:00 P. M. 785 112 S. Charles St. Charles Town, W. Va. Harwood Link, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn was a member of the i graduating class at ,the Medical !College in Richmond, Va. 30 YEARS AGO --- 1929 Marshall MacDonald was ap- pointed county surveyor at a spec ial term of ,the County Court. The prol~osal to establish a free ferry at Key's Ferry was abandon ed ,by swid court. ~Married ,at the home of the bride ~Miss Virgin,ia E. Shirley, dau g l~ter of &try. a,nd Mrs. Geo. P. Sh,irley of Charles Town to Mr. Theodore Thom,pson of Buffalo, N. Y.; In WinChester, Va. IMiss Mary J. Hensha, w of Middleway to Mr. James P. Shiley. DIED:At his home 5 miles wes,t of Shepherdstown, Samuel M. Huy e~t at ,the home o,f her daughter C'harles Town Mrs. William A, Moler. A l'ight fros% visited Jefferson Coun`ty on June 4`th. 40 YEARS AGO --- 1919 DIED:At ,his home in Charles Town, Charles W. Andrews; In Columbu~s, Ohio, |Mrs. Jennie Gar- rison, a daughter of the late Rich ard A. Hessey ,of Charles Town; in - JEFFERSON THEATRE Radford, Va. the C. E. A. Mar- 'CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA shall, formerly rector of Trinity :Episcopal Church, S~hepherdstown. i William B. and George W. Pac- Saturday 2 P.M. Matinee Sunday 3 P. M. ket;te sold 34 a'cres of marl land along Evitts Run, .t hree miles west Night :15 and 9:15 P.M. Charles Town,to H J Wiswell. CHILDREN 25c The new 'Methodist Church at i Kablebo,wn was formally dedicated 1,iveredthe dedicatorY, by the Rev.SermnD. L.beingBlanke-de- I - }riday - SaturdayI Tuesday and Wednesday 18, 19 and 20 ] June 23 and NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- | iaries of the Es,ta,te of George De- I I _:=JIkmL wey Hill, deeeased ~--~m~~' | ] [] itgoesoff ~_.~ All persons having claims a- m~ l / ! !!~ a...'q~~r~ I gainst the estate of George Dewey Hill, deceased, w~hether due ~'m4b'~l~w ,J I ~ ~ time bomb! ~l~'- or not, are notified to exhibit the J I Id~~ same with vouchers thereof, le- g~!lY verified to the undersigned, .~ r-~T at m'y~)~i~e in the Citizens Office I Building:.:~-~f:~harles Town, West Virginia on ~6,',~,fQ~e~:/~he~,~h day of Dec.. 1959~, ~'0~h~f~ise they may, by law be excluded. Irom all ~~. I ~e'e'sed t~r~ UNITED ARTISTS ~ benefit of said estate" Atl ' bone" ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. [ Thursday and Friday Given under my hand this 9th "-----'- [ June 25 and 26 day of June, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, tlSTIANES'a"~'~MARTEL ' County of Jefferson DOUBLE ACTION SHOW commissioner of Aecourits MISS UNIVERSE from France I/ ~ i June 1 l-3W --,,OS.A..A I F lmm, a: 21ndanMPn2day J ~~1$~. To the Creditors and Benefic- / ~o~] co~o. .... :~ iaries of ~he Esta,te of William P. Perks, deceased. , ,CURTIS PLUS-- All persons having claims a- gains~ ~he estate of Wil,liam P. ~h ] Perks, deceased, wh0ther due or not, are notified to exhibit the ~m~w~-- :~ same with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Virginia on or before ~he 12th Building, Charles Town, West day of Dec., 1959; otherwise they ] ~|~ may, by law be excluded from all ly Award Winner-- | benefit of said estate All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified Shows.--3 & 8 P M ] REX REASON.NANCY GATES to be present on said date to pro- I feet their interests. (~hange it to crisp, cool, com. f0rtable _ in a matter of hOUrs, with Coleman central e0oling. This year, thanks to ~raazing new developments Y Coleman, it costs less than ever. ~01erzan cooling is versatile. t~er.e are units that go i~o e dUctwork of your forced ~rr heating. Others to install Parately. And, of course, ~.ear-round Blend-Air con- Iti0ning Call now- for a free ~urvey and estimate! Take 3 Yem To Pay 104 E. Washington St. Charlos/own PXONE 780 PRESCRIPTION' iCE DOMIN,!ON APPLIANCE C0. 202 CHARLES W. VA. Given under my hand this 9th day of June, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson June ll-3T NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- ,tortes of the Estate of Bessie J. Pearl, deceased. All persons having claims a- gains`t the estate of Bessie J. Pearl, deceased, Whether due or not, are notified to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified, to the undersigned at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia on or before t~he l~Vh day of Dec., 1959; otherwise they may by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be presen`t on said date to pro- tect their interests. Given under my hand this 9th day of June, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts Jefferson County, W. Va. June ll-3T more, Presiding Elder of the Dis- trict. The building commi~ee an- nounced the building has ,been paid for. 50 ~EARS AGO --- 1909 Bolivar S~te:th Ward a native of Harpers Ferry ,and a veteran of the Mex4can and Civil Wars died in Warrenton, Va. W. S. Merchant, H. T. Miley, W. B. Conard, J. B. Osbourn, IMajor Ogden Murray, Thos. O. Webster and Tusting L. Starry, of this coun,ty attended a Con~federate reunion in Memphis, ;tenn. Vernon N. Simmons, editor of the Hagerstown Morning Herald and a former resident of Charles Town was married in Hagerstown, Md. ,to Miss ~Lyda ~May Ban" of ,that city. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1899 In~i,tations were ~ssued to the' marriage of Miss Laura Virginia Howell of Berryville, Va. to Mr. Newton F. ,Smi,th of Myerstown, Ith,is county, the ceremony .to ~take ,place in ,t~he Berryville Baptist Church. Invi~tations were issued ~o ,the marriage of M~*ss Kate Simpson, dauShter of Capt. and Mrs. S. J. Simpson of Limeton, Warren Co. ~to Mr. J. Corbin Blackford of Shenandoah Junction D. S. Hughes ,bought Srom ehe heirs o~ the l~te Jacob Starry a brick dwelling fronting on Main St., Charles Town for $2,000. Maj. and Mrs. G. W. T. (Kear- sley celebrated their golden wed- ding anniversary a,t the home of their daughter Mrs. H. H. Cooke in Charles Town. Fred W. M. Holiday, former gov ernor of Va. died at *his ~home in Winches`ter. 70 YEARS AGO -- 1889 This week forty years ago was the great Jo:hnstown flood. The Potomac and Shenandoah rivers ~flooded Harpers Ferry causing en- ormous property .damages. Mrs. Sallie Hamtramch, widow of the late Capt. J. F. Hamtraxnck died in She,pherds~town. The County ,tax levy for ~he year was 33~ cen,ts; district road taxes were C'harles To,on 12 cents Shepherdstown 10 cen,ts; Middle- way 14 cents; Kableltown 9 cents; Harpers Ferry 14 ,cents. W. S. C. S. FESTIVAL JUNE 14 The W. S. C. S. will hold a fes- ,tiv~al in church hall at Chestn~,,~,t Hill Sa,turday eve~ning, June 14 be ginning at six p. m. on sale hot dog sandwiches, ham sand~wic:hes, ice cream, home made cakes, pies, candy and sof,t drinks, ~coffee. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of the E~t~te of Edgar Fran klkn Ja~obs, dece~ed~} ;i All persons having ~laims a- ~a~nst ~he estate of EdSar Frank- lin Jacebs, deceased, Whether due or not, are notified to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified, to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West V:irgini:a on or ~ibefore ,~he 12~th day of Dec., 1959; otherwise l~hey may by law be excluded trom all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said esta`te are notified to be present on said date to pro- ~ec`t their interests. Given under my hand this 9th day of June, 1959. MARK B. W-ETZEL Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson June ll-3T To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of the Estate of Julia Bay- lor Shirley, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst ~e estate of,, Julia Baylor i Shirley, deceased, ~he~her.. due or not, are notified ~o exmm~ me same, with vouchers thereof, to- gally verified, to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia on or before the 12~th day of Dec., 1959; ot~herw~se they may by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Given under my hand t;his 9th day of June, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts Jefferson County June ll-3T NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of the Estate of Herbert L. Alex-ruder, Sr., deceased. All persons having claims a- gains`t the estate of Herbert L. ~_lexander, deceased, w,hether due or not, are notified to exhibit the same with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia on or before t~he 12`th day of Dec., 1959; otherwise they may, by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Given under my hand this 9th day of June, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson June 11-3T NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of the Estate of H. W. Sager, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst the estate of H. W. Sager, deceased, whet~her due !or not, are notified to exhibit the same with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town. West Virginia on or before Vhe 19th day of Dec., 1959; othepwise they may, by law be excluded from all benefit of said estat~e. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro-i tect their interests. . ! Given under my hand this 9th day of June, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commission~r cf Accounts County c~ J~er,.~en June 11-3'r SflFHAHDOAfl TI By Miss Lillian Myers Lester Dillard Rites Serwices were conducted at the ~Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funer- al Home Charles Tow~n on Satur- day af`ternoon at 2:30 o'clock for tester Dfllard. Bearers were Mr. B. Frank Benner, Mr. Oscar Seal, ~Mr. Roy Shirley, Mr. Jesse Boyd, Mr. J. Clive Myers and Mr. Edgar Webb. Mr. Dillard was well liked by a host of fr,iends and much sy ~T~pathy is ex`tended to he breaved family. ,Mr. and Mrs. Claude Harris of H~agerstown spen Sunday wi,th 'her aun,ts Mrs. Robert Darr and Miss M,ae Morris. Mr. Fran~cis Sloat of Bal~tAmore, Md. spen`t the weekend with his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sloat. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Sea'i spent *the weekend with her mother Mrs. IA,ll,ie Yager in Stanley, Va. Miss Nannie Fleming is visi,ting Mrs. Reva iMel`ton in Charles Tow,n. 'Mrs. ,Cabell Ta~pscobt, Mrs. Brooke Blaekford of Charles Town Mrs. J. Clive Myers and Miss til- l'inn Myers were luncheon guests Su.turday of Mrs. Ed Hammond and Miss Camilla V,iTts,hire. Mr. and Mrs. Win,fred Sammons and children of Washington spen,t ,the weeel~nd wi*bh her parents Mr. ,and Mrs. Jesse Boyd. Death of Mrs. Bell 'Mrs. Frank Be~l, formerly of ~lV~artinsburg and Bardane died Tuesday in Wilmington, Del. where she had lived for some years. She was a member of Trin shoulder grade lambs 22.00; but- cher ewes 4.00 to 6.50; stock ewes per head none; Good butcher hogs 17.00 to 17. 40; medium butcher hogs 16.75 to 17.00; heavy bu~tcher hogs 14.50 to 16.75; bu`tc~er sows 9.00 to 14.00; heavy feeders and light bu`tcher hogs 16.75 to 18.00; shoats per hundred 23.00 down; pigs per head 12.75 down; heavy boars 8.00 ~to 10.00; stags none; sows and pigs up to 113.00; s`tock boars 12.- 00 to 15.00. Miscellaneous sales start 11:00 A. M.-Livestock Sales 1:30 P. M. each Monday. ATTEND CHL~CH SUNDAY President calls talks on defense spending. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1959 5--B 4-H DANCE A SUCCESS The Willing Workers 4-H Club held a dance Saturday, June 13 at Vhe Baker~on Commumty 'Hall. The dance was a success width a- round 50 people attending. The .cake walk was won by Polly Mer- chant and David Longerbeam. The door prize was won by Carl Lee Jones. Willing Workers 4-H Club Wilbert Kidwiler When advertising something to sell never bother ~o tell the cus- tomer how good you are-tell him wha`t your product will do 1or him. I II III I TItE MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town Shepherdstown 35 - Telephones - 162 Cover more round /i i~ i iiii! = i )F 0 ~ty Method'ist ChurCh, Martins- burg and was born in that city 90 years ago. She was a daughter i of the late James E. and Mary. Zexthers Hill. Survivors include several n~eces ,and nephews and cousin,s. Services were held Thurs day in Wil,ming~on width burial in Longwood Cemetery ~here. Mrs. Beli was a frequen* visitor here some years ago witch her s,i~ter the late Mrs John Creamer 'Mr. and Mrs. ,Sa~m Cross and ch,ildren of Front Royal, Va. were recent guests of his mother Mrs. Wal,ter Ronemou~ and brother and at It~'P4YlNG rtME e~h ~O~th,* si~ter-in-iaw Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cross. ~Mr. and Mrs. Granville Mercer To pay all your bills, merely writ checks, drawn on of Martins burg spen Sunday witch her parents .IVir. and Mrs. US, and mail them! ,o,s MARKET REPORT ] WHY NOT OPEN YOUR CHECKING ACCOUNT WITH US THIS MONTII ?, The qu, ta, ons of The Blue[ Ridge Livestock Sales at Charles| Town Monday, June 15, 1959. Recei,pts of steers, cows, calves, modera~te Wilth a good demand for al.1 classes. [ Fea,ture o sale was choice steers J top $29.00; veal $35.50; choice hei fers $27.60. ] Choice bu~tcher steers 28.00 to l 29.00; good bu%cher steers 27.00 to 28.00; plea in ba med'imn steers 24.- ] 00 to 26.50; Choice butcher heifers ] BANK F CHABL[~ [ 26.50 to 27.60; good bu, tcher heif-I ors 25.00 to 26.00; plain to wed-] ium heifers 22.00 to 24.00; good 'bulls 23.00 to 2550; pla4n *o med- ium bulls 20.00 to 22.50; commer | cial cows 21.0 0to 22.60; utili`ty| cows 19.00 ~to 21.00; canners and | cutters 18.75 down; cows by the] " Across From The Court House nead up to 212.00; stocker a,nd[ feeder steers 26.00 ,to 30.00; stock | heifers and bulls by ,the head up| A Community Corner Stone Since 1871 ,to 140.00; | Choice to prime calves 33.00 ,to| MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 35.50; good butcher calves 28.00 ,to | 32.00; medium butcher calves 24.-] 00 to 27.00; thin calves 23.00 down ] ,heavy calves 25.00 to 32.00; | ',' Blue head grade lambs 25.90;| red head grade lambs 24.50; red ,,, e CHARLES TOWN -- SHEPHERDSTOWN -- MARTINSBURG Automatic Wash Timer W$.$9 With Your Old Wesher FRIGIDAIRE WASHERS A R E RATED "NUMBER ONE BUY" BY U. S. TESTING COMPANY. Porcelain Enamel Tub Wrap-Around Steel Cabinet 'Pump Agitator' Keeps Clothes, from Tangling WiTH TRADE INSTALLED IN YOUR SINK.. GARBAGE IS FLUSHED RIGHT DOWN THE DRAIN. NO MESS -- NO ODORS 52 GALLON WATER HEATER $ fl'L9S WITH FAST HEATING 1151 TRADE SPECIAL INSULATION WITH TRADE FRIGIDAIRE REFRIGERATORS From $229.95 with Tr~d~ EUREKA VACUUM CLEANER WITH ATTACHMENTS AND HASSOCK: $69.95 JUST $10 DOWN DELIVERS ANY APPLIANCE i CHARLES TOWN -- SHEPHERDSTOWN -- MARTINSBUR(;