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Charles Town, West Virginia
June 19, 1969     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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June 19, 1969

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i10 . YEARS AGO- 10 Home on Saturday and Sunday, June 20th and 21st. Town, Charles W. Andrews; in~ Major and Mrs. G. W. T. Kear butcher classes. Columbus Ohio, Mrs. Jennie GarrJsley celebrated their golden wed- Choice butcher steers, none; ison, daughter of the late Rich-~ ding anniversary at the home of good butcher steers, 27.00 to ard A. Hessey of Charles Town; i their daughter, Mrs. H. H. Cooke 30.00; plain to medium steers, in Radford, Va the Rev. C. T. A. of Charles Town. 24.00 to 26.75; choice butcher Marshall, rector of Trinity Epis- 80 --- YEARS AGO -- 80 heifers, none; good butcher heif- copal Church in Shepherdstown. . . ers, none; good butcher heifers, 60 -- YEARS AGO -- 60 This week forty years ago was 22.00 to 24.50; plain to medium the great Johnstown flood. The heifers, 19.00 to 21.775; good Bolivar Steth Ward, a native Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers bulls, 27.00 to 28.00; plain to me- new $130,000 educational DIED: - Fred Baker McCauley of Harpers Ferry and a veteran flooded Harpers Ferry, causing dium bulls, 24.00 to 26.50; cam- of the Charles Town 48, Charles Town, in Winchester of the Mexican & Civil Wars enormous property damage, i mercial cows, 21.75 to 23.50; util- Church is to be con- Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Leotah died in Warrenton, Va. on Sunday, June 21st. Lemaster Osbourn, 54, wife of] W. S. Merchant, H. T. Miley, F. Printz and Attorney F. Charles William Osbourn of Shep :W. B. Conrad, J. B. Osbourn, ichols have purchased the herdstown, at her home. ~Major Ogden Murray, Thomas D. Y house located next tel MARRIED: - Miss E1va Louise Webster and Tuting L. Starry Riley, daughter of Mrs. James of this county attended a Con- taxes were: Charles Town 12 28.00. ~as Jefferson Hotel, E. Howard Riley and the late Mr. federate reunion in" Memphis, cents; Shepherdstown 10 cents; Choice to prime calves, 40.00 ton St. with future plans I Riley of Charles Town to James ~Tenn. Middleway 14 cents; Kabletown to 45.00; good butcher calves, the frame building for Everett Gianiny of Washingtoni Vernon N. Simmons, editor of 9 cents; Harpers Ferry 14 cents. 36.00 to 39.75; medium butcher of an office D. C.; Miss Elisa Virginia Hunter :the Hagerstown Morning Hearld calves, 30.00 to 35.50; thin calves, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip and formerly of Charles Town, 29.75 down; heavy calves, 24.00 icharter of Charles Town Inc issued by the Sec. of State, was filed !office of the Clerk of the Court, and capitalized at Place" in Shepherds- was bought recently T. Strider, will be opened as a Funeral All Your ,pply Calf or U. SOUTHERN STATES TOWH COOPERATIVE Olaf 725-2212 Hunter of Winchester, formerly was married in Hagerstown, Md. of Charles Town to Mr. Charles David Symons, Jr of Sunnyside Station; Miss Shirley Mae Pen- well, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elzy Penwell of Ranson to Mr. Frank H. Ranalli, Jr of Charles Town; Miss Pauline Orndorff of Clearbrook, Va. to Airman Third Class Robert Milbourne, son of Mr. Harvey Milbourne of Charles Town and the late Mrs. Nil- bourne. James M. Mason III was named president of the Jefferson Cou- nty Bar Association. Other off- icers elected were Lee Bushong vice-president and Kenneth W. Metz, secretary - treasury. Charles Town High's Frankie Ranalli has been ranked among the top 12 scholastic l~aseball players in W. Va. by being named to the first All-Sta~e base ball team. to 32.00. 20 -- YEARS AGO -- 20 ilEAT WITN The Jefferson County School Board appointed T. A. Lowery for a four year term as Supt. A new traffic light has been ordered installed at the intersec- tion of E. Washington and Mil- dred Streets, making a total of 5 lights on Washington St. DIED: - Mrs. Helen Banks Adams, wife of John A. Adams in Charles Town General Hospi- tal; Mrs. Charles W. Clymer at her home in Charles Town; Jam- es Russell Tewalt, former Char- les Town resident, at Newton D. Baker V A Center; Mrs. Millie Green at her home near Myers- town; Clifton A. "Bill" Perks, son of Mr .and Mrs. Philip Perks drowned in the Potomac River near Harpers Ferry. 40 -- YEARS AGO -- 40 Marshall McDonald was ap- pointed county supervisor at a special term of the County Court. The proposal to establish a free ferry at Key's Ferry was RELIABLE abandoned by the court. A light frost visited Jefferson DELIVERIES County on J~fle 4th: MARRIED: - Miss Virginia E. We're always on call keep you supplied ith top heating oil; R.M. DISTRIBUTOR l)ial 725-2215 P, ANSON, W. VA. Shirley, daughter of Atty and Mrs. George P. Shirley of Char- les Town to Mr. Theodore Thomp son of Buffalo, N. Y.; in Win- chester, Va.; Miss Mary J. Hen. shaw of Middleway to James P. Shirley. DIED: - At his home west of Shepherdstown, Samuel M. Huy- ett; at the home of her daughter in Charles ToW~, Mrs. William ~A. Moler. l 50 -- YEARS AGO -- 50 William B. and George W. Packett sold 34 acres of marl land along Evitts Run west of i Charles Town to H. J. Wiswell. DIED: - At his home in Charles hardest Prlnceu since CInderellal GROWN deaning--cdl Rug nozzle, nozlle~ brush, cmvim one curved and Your magic cleaning wandl Hose reels off and back on Jiffy-quick with o flick of wdstl Compact case ~lores flat or standing. Super power cleans deep down into rugs, carpets. Toe-touc,% on handle turns It off and on. See it todayl FIRST IN HOME APPLIANCES Washington St. -- Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE 725.5511. to Miss Yyda May Bar of that city. 70 -- YEARSAfiO -- 70 I D.S. Hughes bought from the heirs of the late Jacob-Starry, a brick dwelling fronting on main Street, Charles Town for ;2OO0. Quotations of the Blue Ridge Livestock Sales, at Charles Town, W. Va Monday, June 16, 1969. Receipts of all classes moder- ate, with a good demand for all Good to choice lambs, 27.00 to 29.60; medium to good lambs 24.00 to 26.75; butcher ewes, 4.00 to 7.00. Good butcher hogs, 25.50 to 26.00; medium butcher hogs, 24.75 to 25.25;heavy butcher hogs, 22.00 to 24.50; butcher sows, 16.85 to 19.50; heavy feed- Use Your Central Charge Card Size SCOPE MOUTHWASH 12.OUNCE BOTTLE Lad ;e's Smart IL Reg. 1.49 Choice of 3 S~yles1 LOTION 6-OUNCE BOTTLE Sizes 5-10 Summer-fun casual sandals with foam- cushioned inner, soles. Three styles in the currently popular Vifloger vague. Replicas Of more e~oenMve models. 98 Size J & J Plastic BAND-AIDS BOX OF 70 8.27 Aluminum 1.50 Size MEDI-QUIK First-Aid Spray, 3-OUNCE CAN ,9, ~o,t.ocho~," 3.91 Cho|se, 7 webs wide, 17 webs |ong - . chair, 7 webs w~de, 9 webs long Double tubu|ar armS and fu|~ shaped back & seatS. i.05 Size COLGATE Dental Cream 6:~-Family Size Tube !.69 $4-QT. FoamChest 33 Hinged lid can't blow away Cold 99 Dixie Cups- Plates 67 . ers and light butcher hogs, 22.00 to 24.50; shoats per hundred, 30.~ down; pigs per head, 16.00 THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 1969 doWn; boars, up to 15.00. Miscellaneous Sales Start 11:00 A.M. -- Livestock SaleS 1:30 ]P.M. Each Monday. Food Service Educational Meetings Held Last Week The Regular Food Service Edu cational Conferences veer held in Shepherdstown and Charles Town by representatives of the Jefferson County Health Depart- meat on June 2, 3, 4, and 5, 1969. The program subject was "Dishwashing" and a film "Dish washing Dividends" was shown by John Cooper, Sanitarian. He was assisted by Mrs. Kathryn Rudolph, Public Health Nurse. The persons attending repre- sented most of the food service establishments in the county. Three hundred ninety-four food service workers attended this meeting. 75 Pond's DEODORANT ralcum Powder Flower" 6~/~-Ounce Can 2.47 1.Gal." Alpine Jug 97 Pkg. of 100 Can't rust Ideal for picnic= or corrode! is always in! ~r home use! 97~ !,~-GoI. Size 78 1 98 RAID YARD GUARD,o.o ero, :on. 1.33 98 OFF INSECT REPELLANT, o 67 Strap 15oak ZerJ.Sen ls SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON--FARMER'S ADVOCATE 1.75 SIZE LOTION OR DARK-TAN OIL 11.87 FOLDING IL 24, PORTABLE HOOD & SPIT t~tttt~ ATTEND CHURCH 4-OL ~OTTLES B.--5 COPPERTONE 4-Oz. Lotloe 1.60 Size i.75Size TANFASTIC,o, 1.09 I 2.09 Size SOLARCAINE ~-Ounce 1 Aerosol e Galaxy Portable Breeze Box Fans Economy 20 i~ch Portable- 2 Speed Rotary switch . . . ~heavy plastic ~trap carrying I~d~e snap-out safety ~grills, front & back . . . blades electronlcally balanced. 1.45 Size Wilkinson DIE Blades Size, ~m-4 of 5 UlII STORE HOURS DAILY 8 A. Me TO 10 P M.-- SUNDAYS . 1P.MeUNTIL 10 P. Me 3.25 Box of 50 No.864C~A~