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/: C L 21 !i~ i / :ii:! i ii I IIIIll I ip O Few problems can't be solved - assuming you know where to turn for help in solving them. Is yours a money prob- lem? Helping people with money matters is our business. Draw on our experience. Stop in and talk! Across From The Court House A Community Corner Stone Since 1871 MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION , e ther width the expensive 3 The high winds which hit this section recently did considerable damage ~o the commercial sour cherry crop in this cherry growing be~t, members of the 8henandoa'h Cherry-Growers A~oc~at, ion were ~old at the annual meeting held a,t ~he C. T. Mussel man Company lalan~ cafeteria at Inwood 'last @eek: At their meeting the growers glso elected officers wl,~h Charles Lewis of Arden. being named as president to replace the late Paul E. Miller of Kearneysvi,lle. Turner renamed as secretary-treasurer, a post which he has held for ~t num bar of years. Named ,to the board of directors were Lewis and Laird Marshall of Shepherdstown. Estima~tes on the damage dur- lng the several-days wind ran from 15 to 40 percent. Some grow era bin, ted there would not be enoug~ frui% to justify picking. Damage arises from bruises w, htoh result in rot or ff the ,bruise hea~s, leaves a defec~ in the fruit. Pickers, working for quan~i,ty, will not take time to skimp the d~maged Ramey of Charles Town was also As a resul/; the grower is faced REPORT OF CONDITION OF BANK OF CHARLES TOWN of Charles Town, in the State of West Virginia, at the close of business on June i0, 1959"A S S E T S Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance and cash items ,in .process of collection...$ 650,689.67 United t~ttrtes Government obligations, direct and guaranteed ......................................... 1,973,000.00 Obligations of States and poliVical subdivisions ...... 542,810.00 Other bonds, notes, and debentures ................ 542,810.00 Loans and discounts (including $2,118.42 overdrafts).. 2,649,755.84 BaUk premises owned $29,000.00, furniture and fix,tures $19.880.00 ............. .................... 48,880.00 (Bank premises owned are subject to no liens not a~sumed by bank) Other asszts: ......................................... 106.95 TOTAL ASSETS .................................. $5,865,242.46 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships and corporations ............. ......................... $2,764,182.61 Time Deposits of Individuals, partnerships, and corporabions ...................................... 2,378,467.94 Deposits of United Sta~tes Oovernment (including 7 postal s~vlngs) ...................................60,111.3 Deposits of States and political m~livislons ......... 189,292.36- Other deposits (certified and officers' checks eto .... )'" 2008648. TOTA~L DEPOSrl~ ................... $5,412,463.14 Other liabilities i ...................................... 15,000,00 TOTAL LIABIIJ~TIES ....................... ~ .... $5,427,463.14 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital * ............................................. $ 100,000.00 Surplus ............................... .............. 200,000.00 Undivided profits ..................................... 37.779.32 Reserve (and retirement account for preferred capital).. 100,O00.OO TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUN'I~ .................... 437,779.32 TOTAL LZA~fl-,IT~F-,S AND CAPITA~ A~COUNT~.. $5,865,242.46 *This bank's capital consists of: Common stock with total par value of..$100,000.00 MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes ................................. $642,510.00 We Melvin T. Strider, President, and James W. Strider, Cashier, of the above-named bank do solemnly swear that the above statement is true, and that it fully and correctly represents the true stwte of the several matters herein contained and set forth,! to the best of our knowledge and belief. MI~VIN T. STRIDEI:t, President JAMES W. STRIDER, Cashier Correct--Attest: J. L. BURNS, 'P,,OBE~tT A. HOCKEN~MITH, J. BTYR'~S HUYE'I~, Directors. State of West Virginia, County of Jefferson, as.: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 18th day of June, 1959, and Ihereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. ~I'I~ ~. ~TANLEY, Notary Public. My commission ...... I0, 1965. running frul over a sorter et the orchard or passing it along to ~he .processor Where i,t necessarily suf- fers in g,~ding for price. Much wou.ld be graded ou~ of No. 1. Con sequence is the d~mage has to be reckoned into value of the .field. Growers at t~he meeting seemed more concerned with damage than price There seemed ,to be general a- greement She Field this year would not be more than 50 percent of last year's which ran a,bo'u,t 2,800 ,tons in the bel~t. Indications from early Spring had been for a short crop, excluding recent damage. There was l+t~)le ~lk of price at ,Vhe meeting. However t~ was learn ed today ~hat Zero Packing Com- pany in Winches~r, Va. had an- nounced a~n opening price of seven cents a pound for No. 1 stock with an ,ad~li, bional offer of two cents a pound for juice from c~erries pres ed out by the grower a~t the or- chard. Other processors in the bel% said they had made no offer yet because t)here is actually noah trig at the momen,t to buy. They agreed that the price would,~ ,be competitive vvhich indicated a lev el of seven cents. Picking of frul% will get under- ,way this~week, varying wi,th indiv- tduaq growers, stapting ~bout the midctle. I~ normally takes a week ,to harves%. ' = Processors in this bel,t seed ~he f~it add sugar and ,then pass it ~long to c~m, meroial ~reezing plants in 30 pound cop3.ainers for final process&rig .~g~inst ,time for use by ul,blma~te consumers. Picking of sweet cherries, pro- duced in smaller quar~tity than ,the sour ~n Vhis belt, has been in ,progress this past week. Most of it goes ~o the ret~l trade. The price ~has ranged around a dollal~ a gal- lon at the orchard. Social Security R@resentahve Changes Vt t Date Here 1% has been annotmced by mont W. Willlarnson, district man ager of ~he Wlnchester, Vu. Dis- trlct Office that a representative of thwt office w~l.l be in Charles Town c~n ,the first and third Tues day of each vnon*th, beginning! July 1959 Through the end of June, the represen,tative will be in Charles Town each Tuesday. Anyone desiring ~o contact a representative ~rom the Winches ~er office may come ,to ,the Jeffer- son County Court house between ~the hours of 10 a. m. and 12 noon 19DT and they will find a repres- en%ative ,there to assist them in any matter pert.ain~ng .to social security. It .is recommended, 'how ever, to :those persons able to tray el to Winchester, that they may do so because .the office there has sufficien~ employees to reduce ,the waiting time. Good luck rarely comes unex- pected; usu,ally, i~ is over-expect- ed. ; Have you ever noticed how i m~my people haven't learned to w~lk? LOCAL AND . ::,..: ,! , .,, , PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN By Mrs. G. E. Webb Benefit Bingo " A Benefit Bi,ugo will be held I for three nights at t,he H'aH of I~he Friendghip Fire Company on {Thursday, Friday and Sa:turday. I July 2, 3 and 4 for benefit of t~he Fire Company. On Saturday night there will be quite an array of fire works and i:t is hoped that there will be a. large crowd present. A bed room suit is to be Chanced off and it is cn display at the Melvin T. Strider Furni:ture Co. in Char lea Town and may be seen there. We sincerely hope t~hat the public will take an'in, teres't in ,these act- iities for the three nights and try to help t~he Fire Co. The an- nual Fire Company Carnival will be held about the third week i,n August. Exact date wiN be given la:ter, accompanied by full details. Mr. Herman O'Brien accompan !led by his wite'and son of Tren- ton, N. J. spent,,the weekend with ~heir uncle Mr. Carl Grubb. ~M~ss Patty RinaldJ accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kain a;ad their daaghter- Miss Coil Kain to visit relatives near Fa~rfax, VS. over the weekend. Miss Nannie Marlat:t of Martins burg spent last week end wit,h her sister Miss Kate MarlaVt in Bol- ivar. Mrs..~lice Holmes of Danbury, Conn. accompanied by her cous- in Mrs. Lec~na Hino of Kearneys- ville visited rela,t~ves in this area, last week. Mrs. Holmes is the for- mer Alice McCormick of Bolivar. De~th of former resident Mrs. Marion K. Ar~'hur, 62 of Cu,m,berland, Md. wife of Robert A. Art'hur died Saturd'ay, June 13 at her home. She was a daughter of the late Edward D. and Clara Oolegate, no'tires of Harpers Ferry A Registered nurse for ,many /ears, ghe was a gradurate of Aile. ~any Hospi.bM S~hool of Nursing. She held a membership in the First Presbyterian Ohurc'h and in the Allega,ny Hospital Nurses Al- umni Association. Survivors are her husband and one son Robert C. Arthur and one dau~i~ter Mrs. Willard Miller and two grandchild r'en all of Cumberland, Md. The deceased had been ill for six mon,ths. The funeral vtas held Tuesday, June 16 from the Filcox Fuaeral Home in Cumberland and burial w~as m~tde in Hfllcrest Park Cemetery t.'here. ,Mrs. Arthur will be remembered by many people 4n this area. 3,000 people attended the Art Festiv, al at Vhe Hill T(~p House over the weekend. There were 436 an,tries. This ~as the largest Art Festival of its kind tha l~as~,, ever been held in the state of West Virginia. Peo- ple in this loca,l,ity can well feel proud of Vhis achievement. The M. Y. F. of Bolivar Metho- dist ChurCh enjoyed a picnic at Braddock HelJhts, Md. on Mon- day evening under the leadership of Mrs. C. E. Gevten counxHler. Ray. and Mrs. Collins and at,hers accompanied the group and spent a pleasan, t eev~ng t~g~ther. ~Mrs. Alberta Beach of Del,phos. K)an~as, is enjoying a~ indefln+te visit wi~ her daughter Mrs. Wil- lia,m Ste~vart and family in Har- )era Ferry. !Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Newcomer ,and fan~ly accompanied by t~he formers sister Mrs. Louise Moore of Harrisburg, Pa. returned home on Sunday ~fter spending at>out three weeks on a vaca'.tAon trip They visi,ted Novi Scotia and New Brunswick in Ca,nad,a and covered a lot of territory visiting re,any points of interest. In Hali- fax t~/ey encour~tered "London Fog". For two days driving was hazerdous and had to be done a~t a snudls pace. Driving over a brid ge on a Sund~y at ,noon they could not See l)he water below due ;; " " : ~M'c~ulre Air Ferce P.n~ N,*~w J+r PIRtT OF ,say flew from there ~o Madrid, ~---B Telephone 2492 "week He is beginning to sh'ow slight improvement. Sunday visitors at t,he home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Slaughter~,~ aad Mr. Paul Bartles were Mr. and Ed gar Bavtles and family of Hagers- town, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Owen Frye of Lovet:tsviHe, Vs., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sl:augrhter and sc,n and daug,hter of Charles Town. The occasion was the 25th wed- ddng anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Sl~aug~ter. Mi~ Doris Slaughter is remaining for this week Vaca'vion Bible SVhoot held a ~he Bolivar Methodist Church clos ed on last Friday after a success- ful week despi,te the unseasonably cold weather. The record attend- once was about 1O0. A splendid program was given on Sunday ev ening and the work of t~he young ~ters was on display. Quite a nice ~ized crowd was present. Mrs. Jane Shumaker is spend- ing a few days wit,h her grandson Mr. Carl Jenkins and family in Martinsburg. Mrs. Cora Ice,~hower and Mrs. Frances Wen~czel of Was'hington, D. C. are spending a vacation at ~he summer home of the former on Camp Hill. ,Mr. Robert MiNer and son and ]aughter of Columbus, Ohio spent ~he weekend witch friends in Boli- var. He is a graduate of Harpers Ferry High Scl~oot and spent many years of his younger life in Bolivar. /~nong t, he homes visited were the respective homes of Mr. tnd Mrs. l~oy Butts, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Bu.bts and Mr. and Mrs. Jc~hn Newcomer. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Pox Jr. and ii;ttle daug, hter of Ker~sinJton, Md. were visitors at t~he home of Mrs. Be'tty Libtleton on Sunday after- n.oon. The former is the son of Dr. Merle Fox formerly of Char- lea Town and well known here ~n'd also Vhe grandson of the late Mr. C. W. Mowers of Bolivar. ,Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tribbey have moved to Brunswick, Md. from Bolivar Where they have lived for ~everal years Mr. and ~Mrs. Ben- i amin Morgan and Who have been living in the Benjamin property have moved to the home va'cated by Mr. and Mrs. Trit)by. ~S/S$t. Leslie Earl Rowland lear JEFFER, ON Spain and then on to Zaragozza, Spain where he will be stationed. He is a Radar Supervisor and wiN be connected with the 874~ch AJr- craf,t Control and Warning Squad ron. As soon as living qtlal%ers are arranged, Mrs. Howl,and will join her husband. Earl has been home on a 30 day leave. WIiss Betty S~hu~maker of Bolivar is a patient in Charles Town Gen- eral Hospital. She is ~he dau~'h- .tar of Mr. and Mrs. S~tanley Shu- maker of Bolivar. SHENANDOAH JU TI By Miss Linian Myers Birthday Party TIIURSDAY, JUNE ,Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webb, Mrs. Rosie Aui,t and Miss Ads Web,b of Ellicott City, Md. spen,t .the weekend wi.t~h Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sager Mr. ,Mrs. Cabell Tapseott, Mrs. J. Clive Myers and daug'hters Mary Ellen and Suzanne spent Sunday wi,th Mrs. Myers bro.t~er and sis- ,tar-in-law Colonel and Mrs. Doug las Polhamus in Arlington, Va. ,Mrs. Robert Eile~tson and Miss Evelyn Huddle of WaShington spent Friday with their sis,ter and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Je.~ue Boyd. ,Mr. Charles Brown and Mr. Vir- gil Maphis attended the Shriner Cermonial which was held in A1- eandria, Va. Saturday nJg~]Tt. Little Pat.ty Buracker of Bruns- wick, Md. is visi~ng her grand- mother Mrs. Virginia Buracker. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Custer at In- vood. Mr. and Mrs. Robert ton, Mr. and Mrs. of Charles Town and Mr Donald Sager and son Shepherds,town spe~t ~heir parents Mr. ant ver Thompson. ATTEND CHURCH SU'NDA~: @ ,Mrs. Faust Corso gave a birth- ,Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hocke~n- day party l*ast Wednesday night smith, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hock- in honor of her lit%le daug!hter man, Mrs. Virgil Mal~nis and Miss Rosie who was 10 years old. Liliian Myers aLtended the Porter Oa_rnes were played and refresh- field-Imback, wedding in Christ men:ts of birthday cake, cookies, Reformed church RV[artinsburg ice crea,m, potato chips and cokesSunday af,ternoon. were sezwed. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Renald~ and Lee Snyder, Suzanne Myers, Jan- family of Florida are visiting his ice FerreH, Reba Ryman, Jimmy parents Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Re,n- Padgetlt, Kay Shepherd. Ruth a'lds. Miller, Kathy Nancy, Bobby and ,Mrs. Clarence Wright has re- Dennis Corso. turned home after having spent 'Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown the past ten days with her son and Mr. Danny Darr spent Sun- and daughter-in-law Mr. and day witch Mrs. Browns brother-in- Mrs. Clarence Wright in Newport law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Ed- News, Va. d,ie Reynolds at Smit~hburg, Md. I Master Bunny Cam pbeT1 spent Sunday. ~ last week with his aunt and uncle DEBRA PAGET "Weight is no hardship Ayds Plan," says Debra. directed before meals, your appetite. You eat less---:lose pounds. in chocolate fudge-type caramel. ]Money back Mo~L]h'a ~. 9-~ NICHOLS & Charles Town W. II June 26th and 27tb.. the people who know the bargains you ask for pick out dozens of super-specials you won't want to misS. t ing here Thursday, June 25 for , CESSFUL. MAY WE CONTINUE TO DESERVE YOUR CONTINUED TEREST IN THE YEARS AHEAD.--AL NERHOOD, BOB WRIGHT, BEF_O. SHOUT "FORE" Shouting the golfer's fa- miliar warning may not be enough to prevent an in- jury to a fellow player, an injury that could result in a costly damage suit. Before you shout "Fore I", be sure Comprehensive Personal Liability cover- age is a part of your in- surance orogram. H. S. CLOPPER, JR Insurance, Real Estate and Bonds Formerly W. Berry Grove Agency 120 E. Washington Street DIE DUNN, MARY FRANCIS MAGAHA, MAUREEN JACKSON, PIERCE, DOROTHY DAILEY, VIRGINIA HOFFMASTER, BETTY FER, MARJORIIE GROVE, EVA STONEBERGER, DAVID BIRKITT ALGER, CHRIS MILLER, GLADYS HAMMOND, MARGUERITE HI KATHLEEN ODEN, AND LOUISE MOLER. BIG SAVINGS ON MENS BRIEFS BIG SAVINGS ON ELECTRIC ;FANS SPECIAL PURCHAS; SUNBACK SOME BUY! SPECIAL PURCHASE HUNDREDS NEW SUMMEtt ELASTIC SPORTMATERNITY DRESSES ' D R E S S E S ' PANTIE GIRI)LE I $ .99 00 ).00 to $ DAILY FROM OUR EGG FACTORY Adonra Panty Girdle Slims (All Eggs Graded and maud'S-n,~'--'' Your Playing Form. Elastic Manufacturers CLose Out of Specially Purchased Waist Takes Off Inches. Pretty Cottons for the ney's New Store Small to Extra LaLrge. M~ther To Be. Junior, Miss mad MONDAY THURSDAY WE])NESDAY FRI. & .+own, W. Va. STORE u^une[Iuufl3I._TUESDAY .... 9:00 to 5:00 9:00 to 1:00, 9:00 Phone 17 Charles 'to the tez'd'ble fog. They vi~ted eN# T SHIRTS relatives in Phillips, :Maine en-Charles Town, W. Va. Portable Style with Thermostat route and report having had a Telephone 210 For $ .00 or Window Style, Rever bie. $ .88 very enjoyable cation. Mr" Hagen Wa~ters f St' David' i~~" ) :$25 Fa. is visiting relatives and friends in Harpers Ferry. .00 Home From Hospital ' Misses and Half Sl~es Mrs. Tom Men)tzer h~s returned Stock Up Now. Get Sturdy 2- , i ,forCh~rles~hmesevevalafterTwndays.bCing a pa~ientGeneralshe is recovingHSpi ta'lin ~l;~tl PlYLow Durenepenney Underwearprice. At This Penney s Usual First Quality Ofcourse.~Prints'180 SquareHurry, Perc~lein for .l'l~C~:'ii s~tisfactorly. Her sister Mrs. Ken, ,,e~_tt/,~ ~" ~- ------ ~= Calif. have been visitihg wt the Mentzer home. They have nowI gone to North Carolina to visit I rel~t4ves before returmng to Calif. I ~" E am ~ ~. Jeff, 16 month old son of Mr. | ,,,,,~ ~,,,,= - i and Mrs. tester Wil% of near Bol- I ~ Pd~ Pd lvarhasbeenquiteil f---* ':" JUNIOR BOYS / BIG .0x40 SIZE I WHAT A BUY / I l/' / / ,,//Z BOXER =ORT / F,or ..c /.TERRY BATH TOWELS COTT:Nz:K61RT For $1.00 /L / A'~ +"// Cool Good Looking Cotton, .............. Misses Sizes in Mo .' lvla[cnlngwasn LIO[IiS Demms, Twills,~ Chambrays, / . ~ ~ . ,~,. ,~.| I00 Cool SUmmer .Seersuckers. Sizes 4 to 10. / a[ O IOI - - ;~l.Uu| Plain gnd Print