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June 29, 1961

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i |l THE WEATHER AND OTHER By Mrs. Georgia Pearl II II ITI|I II [ I I (I I I I I Well so far it has been very much on the changeable side this past week. One week this Monday morning rather humid in the fore part of the day and in afternoon temperature 86 and a shower in late evening. Tuesday morning cloudy rather sultry and also tern perature climbing to 86 very humid in late evening and a thun- derstorm and rain air becoming a little coler Wednesday rain con- tinued out through the day; in late evening much cooler and on Tuesday morning a fire in the home comfort range came in very handy. Thursday morning sun- shine warmer temperature 76" a shower in the evening. Friday much warmer 840. Saturday morn ing cool and sunshine beautiful day. Sunday cloudy in early morn ing rather cool air a nice day to be touring these beautiful places of Virginia around Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia. Mon- day morning cloudy and cool. 87th Birthday For Mrs. Lula Runion We attended the 87th birthday of Mrs. Lula Runion, also a trip through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on Sunday, June 25th the family of Mrs. Lilla Runion celebrated their mothers 87th birthday by presenting her With wonderful gifts and also a picnic dinner at the park near New Market, Va. The family met i at the mothers home extending i greetings and visiting with her in her home at Mt. Jackson, Va. and then motored to the park and partook of the delicious food and at last all the ice cream one could seat. Pictures were taken in different goups. Those preesnt were the mother Mrs. Lula Run- ion and adughter and husband Mr. and Mrs. Thurston Boyce of STOP IN TODAY i Illl III ~ :ASK :ABOUT B U L K OR B A G Phone 17 Charles Town, W. Va. Mt. Jackson, Va., Mr. and Mrs. David Runion, Mr. Richard Run- ion of Lantz Mills, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. William Runion of Mt. Jack son, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ward and son Paul Jr., daughters Patty and Lannie and Mr. and Mrs. Jer- ry Lambert and daughters Carla ind Teresa of Springfield, Va, Delbert Fadeley, Miss Hazel Fadeley of Lantz Mills, Va.; Mr. Joe Sherman of aLurel, Md., Mr. and Mrs. John Runion and family of Harpers Ferry; Mr. John Run- ion Jr., Front Royal, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Richard West and family of Purcelville, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Painter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Runion and family, Mrs. Alma Hardy and Mrs. Geor- gia Pearl all of Harpers Ferry. The oldest present was the mother 87 years old. Mrs. Lula Runion, the youngest was little Teresa Lambert, 1 year old from Springfield, Va. The one* coming the longest distance Mr. Joe Sher man of Laurel, Md. and I the cur respondent being present at this celebration was a wonderful time of my life. My parents were those real ole fashioned Virginia folks and visiting with these fine folks brought back many, many prec- ious memories of my parents Isn't it just great to meet with Mr. John Love of near Charles Town was a dinner guest Thurs- day with his sister and brother. in-law. Mrs. Myrtle Wilt and daughter Wanda, Mrs. Lavern Talton were dinner guests Tuesday with the formers sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Edd Lanham of Martinsburg, W. Va. Given A Helping Hand Mr. Ronald Garza who recently moved with his family into our neighborhood was given a helping hand in the way of making his hay Tuesday evening. Those as- sisting were his neighbors Mr. G. C. Pearl, Mr. Mearle Wilt and son David Wilt, Raymond Deck and Mr. James Viands. He said he knows he has moved into a neigh- borhood where folks give a help- ing hand. W. S. C. S. Meeting The W. S. C. S. of Chestnut Hill held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night at the Trailer home of Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Mercer and a beautiful trailer home it is. Devotional be- gan at 7:30 p. m. by singing Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus. Mr. Humphrey Wilt led in prayer and as Mr. Charles Garrett was to Club met Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Victor Blue. The club members are making lamps and lamp shades Friday, June 30 at the home of Mrs. F. P Owens. Plans were made for the annual picnic July 19. Mrs. C. E. Hann had the lesson on "What you Should Know About Wills". She very interestingly explained the lesson. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Furr are ar riving home Wednesday night af- ter three weeks vacation. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Smith spent the day Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Winkler. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Winkler were supper guests Tuesday ev- ening with Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Winkler. Mrs. F. P. Owens, Mrs. Hetty Everhart, Mrs. B. H. Riddleberger and Mrs. Leland Shugart went to Keyser last Tuesday to a Republi- can luncheon Rev. and Mrs. Charles Williams left Tuesday for a week in Ten- nessee. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Winkler and family and Mrs. Fred Lewis spent Thursday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Winkler. They were also supper guests Sunday read the scripture lesson and was evening at the Winklers home. absent Mrs. Josephine Mercer vol Mrs. F. P. Owens was a caller such folks one just feels right at unteered to read. She read the Thursday evening with Mrs. J. W. home and before coming home 23rd Psalm following then a hy- Strider. Mr. and Mrs. John Runion, Mr. mn over the Lea. Poems wereI Rev. James Reckley preached John Runion Jr. and myself visi- :read first by Annie Wilt, Holy [Sunday morning at the Methodist ted the Mt. Jackson Cemetery a Cnrist of Nazareth; Georgia ,I Church in Leetown beautiful place and where the Staubs To Know Jesus; Essie Lan I"" -;" ..... Runion family have their family caster, What God Can Do; Carol . . , , , lot also visited the Martin ceme- Lancaster, The Small Things; Lil-I Ur. U0Ua[ S ['asrera v i tery near New Market, Va. where lian Garrett, Be Strong; Antion- I -- "" Mrs. Runion who was a Miss nette Wilt, Our Flag; Arbutus]TF nj,$, A T^ Nbl hA Miller before marriage have their Wilt, What Would You Think; [/IOli31 llCU Ig tJKIOllVllIO family lot. We viisted Mr. and Mrs. Minnick of Quicksburg, Va. Georgia Pearl, At Dawning. The] had " secretary Mrs. Annie Wilt the City Air Force Station who have a large chicken farm, charge of business meeting, visited several places of interest. I enjoyed every minute as never visited in the Shenandoah Valley before; beautiful homes, farms, flowers and wonderful folks and crossed Shenandoah River seven times. A real treat for this cur- respondent. Miss Bonnie Peer has employ- ment at the Manuels Rest Home as waitress This home is at Hills. boro, Va. Bonnie likes her work very much. Mrs. Annie Wilt, Mrs. Mabel Wilt, Mrs. Rosebud McDaniels, Miss Arbutus Wilt and Miss An- tionnette Wilt attended a Stanley Brush Party given hy Mrs. Nellie Oden at her home at Murrell Hill Monday night, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hytonen and Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Smith of Falls Church, Va. spent the week end at the Hytonen Ranch Home along the Blue Ridge Mountains. Mr. Luther Beans of Front Roy al, Va. was a visitor Wednesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl at their home. Mrs. Joan Garza and four child- ren were visitors Wednesday with relatives in Falls Church, Va. roll was called. Those present Es- I Cantain Douglas Easterda " son sic Lancaster, Reba Staubs, Geo-I . . "- . . . or lvir ana lvirs asteraay rgm Staubs, Josephme Mercer, [. ... .'. .... aza ast wasmngmn Carol Lancaster, Lilhan Garrett ........... ........... ^~_, ~_ I nas oeen transzerrea to UKlanoma Annie Wilt, t eorgla ............ .... tslty Air ~orce S~ation l-le wni tzonnette Writ and Arbutus Wilt, [ , work as a Duty Controller in the Herman Garrett, Perry Lancaster, [ .......... control center ot the rive state Humphrey Wilt, Charles Garrett. [ Refreshments were served by the Oklahoma City Air Defense Sec- hostess consisting of chocolate cake, fruit salad, mixed cookies potato chips, peanuts and mints ice tea and coffee. Our next meet ing will be the second Tuesday in July at 7:30 at Church Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Roland Garza and family of Falls Church, Va. were visitors Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Garrett. By Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr Mr. and Mrs. Lester Locke of Pitcairn, and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Locke Jr. and family of Buffalo, N. Y. is expected this Wednesday to visit a few days with Mrs. J. S. ocke. The Leetown Farm 0mens tor. His last assignment was at Ra more Air Force Station, Ontario, Canada. Captain Easterday graduated from Charles Town High School in 1950. He attended Shepherd College. in Shepherdstgwn, West Virginia and Maryland University College Park, Md. He entered the United States Air Force in 1953. He has been awarded the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Air Force Longevity Ser vice Award. He is married to the former Miss Jean Walker of Yuma, Ariz. ona. The couple have two children a boy and a girl. Miss Jean Kable is visiting her cousin Miss Ann Kable in West- minister, Md. By Mrs. Ethel Buzzard Gary and Randall Staub's spent a week vacation with their cousin Robert Sterling Jr. at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ray- mond Cole in Alexandria, Va. Mrs. Howard Cogle spent the day Friday with her sister Mrs. Agnes Crouson and family in Hillsboro, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cole and children of Alexandria, Va. were Saturday evening guests ~vith Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Staubs ~tnd fam- ily. Mr. Coley White was a patient in the Arlington, Va. hospital for several days due to an operation on his finger. He ran a piece of SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON YAmmERS 2--A THURSDAY, JUNE steet in it on his job in Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Houston Fridley and son Merle of Harpers Ferry were Sunday guests with Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Everhart and Mrs. Maude Everhart. Mrs. Ludelle Waldron and child ren of Mannings were callers on Saturday with Mr. Elmer Penwell and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Whitehair and son Keith of Harpers Ferry were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Howard Everhart and family. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cogle of Mannings announce the birth of a baby daughter born at the Char- les Town General Hospital on infant only lived one of the body was made in Manor, Md. on Friday The Cogles: have three years old. Mr. and Mrs. James and childreft of were Sunday guests with Mrs: Hbward Cogle and Robert S erling Jr. dria, Va. is spending a cation with;his cousin Rand l ,Sta,ubs. : Mr.:-an iM s. Lee Gan0,: neth Anderson of visited over the weekend and Mrs. LaRue Thursday morning, June 22. The Shepherdstown. THE MEN :WHO CAN'T FORGET HONOR THE DEAD BY , HELPING THE LIVING JULY 1st. THRU :MY / , tl I lll II = ! ! ,,,