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July 2, 1959

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L~ I I~1 Ill L| II. I The Fourth of July is the day of all days in our national life which con- stantly reminds, us of the birthday of freedom---freedom we too seldom stop hmg enough to evaluate and appreciate. Those of us at the Bank of Charles Town share with you the ahsfactlon we all have in the freedom we all enjoy. 4 BANK OF GHA Across From The Court House A" Community Corner Stone Since 1871 MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Named To Governing Body Charles H. Dodson, Charles Town, was 4nstalled a member of the Council of Administzation of ,~.he De,part, men, t of West Virgin,ia, ' Veterans of Foreign Wal:s, during .t'he final session of t'he state ce,n- vention Which was held in Mar- ~insburg las~t week. Mr. Dodson is ~presently serving the VIeW in W. Va. as Commander of the 4th Dis- ~rict which is composed of the counties of Jefferson, Morgan, Berkeley, *Mineral, Hampshire, Hardy and Grant. The Council of Ad,mLnis,tra,tion is the governing body of the VFW lp West Vfrginia between s,ta:te conventions and its mem~bership is composed of 10 District Com- manders .and t'he elective Depart- meant Officers. The Martinsburg convention was ,termed very successful by State VFW leaders and was cam- , posed of deleg~a,tes from more t haa 120 VFW Posts located t,hroughout 0 0 A LASTING TESTAMENT TO YOUR DEVOTION- ^ Rock o/Ages Memoriall T}t, whole purpoN of memo,. flal art k to ˘ommemora2 the personality and accom Idishments of an individual or family. Rock of Ages' lkill~! design staff translat~ these accomplishments tnto beautiful memorial designs, /ff~% There k no finer [ uLa way to show your k l[E ) d.,o o • v,d ona. Aee, Aee e,4xed DeeJe MARTINSBURG GRANITE WORKS • FLOYD C. ODOM, Mgr. 109 West John Street Martinsburg, W. Va. the state. The delegatAons took very strong ~ction in recommend- ing more liberalized payments for disabled veterans and their de- penden.ts; remewed :their recom- mendatAon for a separate and more liberalized pension program for World War I veterans based o:a reasonable disability, income and age criteria; renewed .their opp~sition ~o further manpower cuts in our armed forces; recom- mended a stronger and better fin- an.ced Civil Defense Program; op- posed any cuts in strenst~h and units of the Na,tional Guard; and recomme,nded the ma~in.tenance of a strong, modern and well balan- ced U. S. Navy to keep ˘,he sea lanes open. The convention was addressed by Congressmen Harley O. Stag- gets and Ken Hechier of the 2rid and 4,th Congressional Districts of West Virginia; by T. C. Ccanell, Kileen Texas, Junior V~ce Com- mander-in-Chief of t,he V~W; by Norman H. Jones, National Direc- tor, and Wyman H. Chadwick, Re gion'M Director, VPW National Re habilitatAon Service, Washing~ton, D. C. by J. W. Flynn, Frankfort,~ Ky., VFW Natic,nal Council pMem- bet; and by Mrs. Sue Ilg, Edge- wood, N. JJ., Past National Presi dealt of the Ladies Auxiliary ,to t~he V:VW. Processing Plants Now Working On Sour Cherry Crop Fruit proces:~ng plan,ts in this sour cherry-producing area are ,now operaAing on t;he curren, t crop The C. H. Mussel,man @om~a~ny planet ~t I,nw(md near'*.here largest in the b~l~t, started rece~,ving ~rult~i, la~ Thursday .and began to proc- ess Friday. The crop is known to be 14t~h~t t,his year-less ,tihan 1500 ,tons for t~he Shenandoah area-and some of .tha~ being offered also shows APPLIA COMPLETE IJNE OF • Ranges, • Refrigerators, • Washers, Etc. SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY. MAGAHA'S APPLIANCE CENTER 104 E. Washington St. Charles Town PHONE 780 PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Telephone 424 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. bruisin,g d~m.age. *Musse}ma,.n is working a sJngle day%ime s~h~f,t of abou,t 75 ,persons. Normally .the pl:an,t requires ~bou~ 'two weeks to hund, le ,the offerings. *Musseiman and Vhe other pro- cessing planets in the bel,t 9repare the frui*~pi.t i,t and sugar it-and then pass i.t along to ,the .freezing planets for prepar~tion for holding agwinst time of use la,ter. I Illll ~' I II The quotations o,f The Blue Rid ge Livestock Sales la,t Charles Town Monday,'une 29, 1959. Receipts of lambs, calves, cows heavy wiCh a good demand for all classes 'hogs and lambs lower. Feature of sale was prime veal $34.00; steers 28.15; cows $21.10. Choice butcher steers 27.50 'Ix) 29.00; good bu.tcher steers 26.00 ,to 27.00; plain to medium steers 23.- 00 to 25.00; choice butcher heif- ers 27.00 'to 27.50; good bu~tcher heifers 25.00 to 26.00; plain to ,med,iu,m heifers 20.00 to 24.00; ,good bulls 24.0 0to 24.90; plain ,to medium bulls 18.{)@ to 23.00; corm- ,merci'al cows 20.00 ˘.o 21.00; u,t~l~y cows 18.50 to 20.00; .canners and cu'tters 18.25 down; cows by the head up to 169.00; s~tocker a,nd feeder steers 31.00; stock heifers and bulllS by ,the head up to 150:00; Choice to prime calves 32.00 to 34.00; good butcher ca'lees 29.00 to 31.00; medium ,butcher c~lves 24.00 to 28.00; thin calves 23.00 down; heavy calves 25.00 to 30.00; Blue head grade }amahs 24.60; red head grade lambs 22.10; red shoulder grade laxnbs 19.10; ~but- dher ewes up to 5.50 stock ewes per head none; Good but~er,,l hogs 16.75 to 17.- 50; medium butcher,* hogs 16.25 to 16.75; heavy bu, tcher hogs 15.00 to 17.00; butcher sows 10.00 ,to 14. 50; heavy feeders and llgh~ :but- cher 'hogs 16.00 ,to 18.00; shoats per hundred 21.50 down; pigs per head 12.25 down; heavy ~boars none; stags none; sows and pigs up .t.o 79.00; stock boars up ,to 15. Miscellaneous sales start 11 : 00 A. M.-Livestock Sales 1:30 P. ~I. each Monday. Forme tudent Named Baske!ball Coach Petersburg Htgh ScMol Carroll Mieh~ae'.l ~has been a,p- poinCed head basket, ball c~a~n at Peters~burg Hig~h SOhool, succeed- t ing Willi~m "Honey' Crl,tes who resigned, according to A. Neil Frye su,perln˘eadent of school.s of Gran˘ Cour~ty. Mic~aed iS a gra,du~te of Pe- tersburg High S