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June 19, 1969

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The Jefferson County Chamber lBlack Angus. She will go to of Commerce with forty.three [ Chicago at the close of this month members and guests present, was]to compete for the National host to West Virginia's Dairy] Dairy Princess title. Miss Harri- Princess at their regular mon~hiy,Son's traveling companion was luncheon Tuesday at noon at the Miss Virginia Varnum from the Village House in Shenandoah Junction. The guest of :honor was Miss Frances Jean Harrison, pretty daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Glenn ttarrison who will be a senior at West Virginia Uni- versity next fall. Her father owns and farms 640 acres of land at Renick West Virginia with 40 head of ttolstein and 90 head of State Department of Agriculture and she was introduced along With several other guests by Cha tuber President, James Davis. Guests ~rom the Jefferson County Farm Bureau were intro- duced .by John Rissler. They were Charles 'Adams, president; Will. jam Walker, director; and Rob- eft McGarry, secretary4reasurer of the organization. Mr. Davis an- nounced to the gathering that 74 members have paid their dues of $4,037 to date for the 1969-70 year. Mrs. O. S. Bloom was intro- duced as the chairman d the new county image committee and she spoke briefly about her plans. Mrs. Louise Leonard, president of the County Planning Commiss- ion, urged Chamber members to fill out the questionnaire distri- buted at the luncheon. The Dairy Princess, when intro- duced praised the beautiful countryside in Jefferson County and the Eastern Panhandle and thanked all for the gracious hos- pitality she received while on her visit here. John S. Alfriend gave the in- vocation for the luncheon while the management of the Village House served a delicious ham din- ner topped off with chocolate and lemon pie for dessert. The meet. ing adjourned at 1:30 p. m. Wet Highways- FROM PAGE 1--A to negotiate a curve and crashed into a large boulder. Damage to the car was placed at $150. There were no injuries. Then at 2:30 p.m. Sunday a two-car collision occurred on the Flowing Springs Road which caused an estimated $600 in prop- erty damages. State Police said a 1965 Pon- tiac being driven north on the highway by Berlin S. Galford, Of Elkins, was struck by a car be- ing driven in the opposite direc- tion by Thomas E. Sheeley, 26, of South Tennessee Avenue, Mar- Unsburg. The Sheeley car skid-i ded on a curve and crashed into the Galford car. Sheeley was charged with failure to have his car under control. No personal injuries Were involved. About 20 minutes later State Police investigated a two-car col- lision on U.S. Route 340, west of Charles Town. involved were cars being driven by Robert Lee Hazard of Boyd, Md and Mal- colm L. Hathaway, of Falls ChurCh, Va. The Hathaway car skidded across the highway and into the Hazard car. Damage was placed at $800. Hathaway was charged with failure to keep his car under control. There were no personal injuries. About 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon the fourth accident occurred on U.S. Route 340 about 50 yards east of the intersection of Jef- ferson Avenue, when a 1962 car being driven by Laurel D. Smoot, of Halltown, crossed the center line of the highway and struck a car being driven by Kenneth W. Sager, of Brooke Street, Charles Town. State Police placed dam- age at $700. There were no per- sonal injuries. Smoot was charged with failure to have his car under control. FROM PAGE 1 F. Spates of Route 2, Harpers Ferry; a maternal grandmother, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S A~ THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 1969 Mrs. Lena Hardy of Charles Town; a paternal grandmother, Mrs. Ella Spates of Baltimore, Md. and a number of nieces and nephews. Services will be held Friday at 2 p. m. from the Smith and Stri- der Memorial Funeral Home in Charles Town by the Rev. Donald Bank of Trustees of odist Mr. Byers of Martinsburg. Burial will Cave be made in Murrill Hill Cemetery with his Friends will be received from children, 7 until 9 p. m. tonight (Thurs- orah. day) at the funeral home. Mr. and After the business meeting Miss Wiltshire~ led the meeting iting her on freezing fruits aand vege- Leith, and tables. Webb.