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Charles Town, West Virginia
June 18, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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June 18, 1959

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r N 0 ~ N in the new boundary as follows to Of Special Election wit: I -z'ruesaa", o,,'uae 30. And whereas, the council pre- scribed bond in the penalty of Five Hundred and 00/i00 ($500.- A special election for change in 00) Dollars to be furnished by the bou.ndaries for the Corporation of voters with good security to pay Charles Town, W. Va. will be held the ~osts of such election if a ma on Tuesday, June 30, 1959 jority of the voters cast are again On motion duly made by Gee- st the proposed cha,nge in boun- rge Muilen and seconde~l by How- dary; and ard Sechrist, the council unanl-I Whereas, bond with sufficient measly adopted tyhe following oz'-]securi,ty and approved was tender dinance relating to the change in the boundaries of the City of Char ]es Town, setting down a special elect,los date, and adopting rules concerning the holding of said special election. Whereas, more than five per- cent (5~;} of the freeholders re- O, Railroad, Valley Branch, a cot sichng in the City of Charles Town net of Ranson; thence with the desiring to cha.nge the corporate railroad also a line of Ranson N limits thereof, have filed their pe- 24-04 E 1381 feet to a stake (2) #~ibions in writing duly verified Ion the south line of a public road setting forth the change proposed a corner of Ranso:a', thence with in the metes and bounds of such the south line of said road N 87- corporation and asked that a vote 32 E 941 feet to a stake (3); then- be taken upon the proposed chart- ce along another line of Ranson N 8-11 W 1335.5 feet to a stake geAnd whereas said petition was (4) on the southern limits of the accompanied by a,n accurate sur- B & O Railroad, Valley Branch: vey showing by metes and bounds thence along the south line of (i5) marking the intersection of the ce,n,ter lines of U. S. Route 340 and Jefferson Ave;lue; Then- ce wit:h the center ,of Jefferson Avenue S 4-15 W 2147 feet; S 20- 15 W 1920 feet to a nail, (17) in the center line of Jefferson Ave.: thence leaving Jefferson Ave. and running o:] a line between the lands of Stone & Nichols S 69-45 E 458 feet to a stake (18) on the line of Willis; thence wit:h Willis S 20-15 W 222.6 feet to a stake (19t: thence further with Willis S 66.55 E 615.8 feet to a stone (20) a corner of Jones: thence witch the lines of Jones S-20-22 W 1173 feet to a stake (21): then- ce through the lands of Jefferso,n County Board of Educa,tion and Hale N 86-13 W 866 feet to a stake (22) in the center line of an alley; thence with the center of said Alley N 20'-15 E 1068.3 feet to a stake (23t in cen,ter line of said alley; thence leaving alley and run,sing on a line between the lands of Ramey and Ott N 69-45 W 240 feet to a nail (24) in the center line of Jefferson Ave.: then ce wit'h the cenCer of Jefferson Ave. N 20-15 E 92 feet to a nail 25) in the center of Jefferson Ave.; thence leavi,ng Jefferson Ave. and running along a line be said railroad N 33-55 E 380.4 feet; Ha41~.o4mm, o.lmm