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--From The Files of The--- widow of William Henry Lancas. ter. The Rev. George Hasel, pastor of the Jefferson Circuit Methodist Churches was unanimously elec- ted president of the Charles Town Lion's Club. OF JEFFERSON - FARMERS ADVOCATE 40 YEARS AGO -- 1921 MARRIED: In Charles Town by By:--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer the Rev. Conrad H. Goodwin, James Francis Williams, a resi- AGO -- 1951 E. Trussell of Char who has been named by Okey L. Patterson on Vetinary Board. Dr. has been named for a 6 which began on July 1. Robert Newton died at T. Strider Co. where employed for the past R. Ross, Jr. col- Charles Town General A. Moler very retired farmer of the his home near Charles Summit Point Road. Mrs. Mark L. Hill of Boothwyn, Pa. an l engagement of their Betty Lou Hill to Huyett Teunis, son of Ralph D. Teunis of D. C. and "All States will sell at Public Sale the Following Articles located Ridge Street, Harpers Ferry, W. Va., on SATURDAY,. JULY 15, 1961 BEGINNING AT 10:00 O'CLOCK A. M. HOUSEHOLD GOODS, ETC. Piano with 8 Rolls of Music, A-1 shape; Mahogany Table, Oak Double Bed with springs and mattress; Wash Stand, Oak Dressers, Oak Table and Desks, Small General Electric Vacuum Cleaner, Royal Elec. Westinghouse Elec. Cleaner, Small Kitchen Ravage, Oil Range, 2-Burner Oil Stove, Small Coal Stove, Lights and Table Lights; Straight Back a~d Rocking Love Seat, 2 Oil Lamps, Singer Sewing Machine, O. Smoking Stands, Brass Flower Holder, Small Tables, ; Round Metal Stand, Floor Waxer, 2 Caxpet 8 Rugs, large and small; A. B. C. Washing Ms- Filing Boxes, Music Stand, Andiron Set, Pictures and Frames; Some China and Glassware; Cooking Uten- adnd Pa~s; Cherry Seeder, 2 Trunks, Ice Box, Water and Rack; Bird Cage, 2 Tressels, New Roll of Barb Shovels" Picks ~nd Digging Irons; Small Roll of Roof- and Lots of Other Articles not mentioned. Farm", Gaithersburg, Md. dent of the Bermuda Islands to MARRIED: Miss Rosebud Mae Mrs. Edith M. Llewellyn of Char ttyatt, daughter ,of Mr. and Mrs. les Town; at the home of the Hiram Hyatt, Ranson and Mr. Mar brides parents Mr .and Mrs. T. J. cus Neill Carper. Homer in Martinsburg, Miss Ag- nes L. Homer to William M. Stan 20 YEARS AGO- 1941 ley of Walper's Cross Roads. MARRIED: In the Presbyterian DIED: In Baltimore, John El. Church, Lewisburg, W. Va., Miss more Rentch, formerly of Shep. Margaret Loving Hutchinson, in herdstown; in Clarksburg, Mrs. charge of Music in the Jefferson Mary Elizabeth Hyde, widow of County Schools to Edward Ham- the Rev. John P. Hyde, formerly ilton Phillips of Charles Town; at of Winchester, Va. the Fountain Valley Schools, Col A wind storm caused wide- orado, Edward J. Smith of the spread damage in Middleway and Wickliffe neighborhood to Miss Kabletown District. Lowery Frelicher; at the United The Har~per's Ferry pike the Brethern Church at Harrisonburg, first government aided road in Va. David G. Jenkins, to Miss this county was opened to traffic. Frances Virginia Chapman of Winchester. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1901 DIED: At her home at Chestnut MARRIED: At Galesburg, Illin- Hill, Mrs. Frances C. Lancaster, ois, Richard W. Willis, formerly of near Summit Point to Miss Grace Mattison; in Baltimore, Rob ert L. Bowers of Charles Town to Miss Mary Arnett, formerly of this county. DIED:At Leetown, George W. Niceley; in Frederick County Va. Park H. Strode formerly of this county; in Charles Town, Mrs. Sarah A. Moore, widow of James H. Moore of the county. H. E. Ewing and associates, own ers of the Charles Town Electric Light Plant, bought the old Wat- son Factory site on the Shenan- doah River from James A. Garye of Baltimore for $2500. On Day of Sale. MRS. NAOMI P. COOKE MRS. BETTY J. JOHNSON THARPE, Auctioneer. W. MOORE, Clerk. 6 ~nd 13-2t. I PI RANSON, WEST VIRGINIA Thru Fridaynl SHOW ONLY--8:00 P. M. SATURDAY--3:00 - 7:00 - 9:00 P. M. SUNDAY--3:00 and 8:00 P. M. CHILDREN 25c ADULTS 50c - THURSDAY JULY 5 - 6 --DOUBLE FEATURE-- - SATURDAY JULY 7 - 8 --- DOUBLE FEA rURE -- LOVE AUDIE MURPHY JOHN SAXON [ llALL~JOYC£ TAYLOR • MeN. - TUES. JULY 9 - 10 - 11 WINNER OF 3 ACADEMY AWARDS induding--"BEST ACTOR" and "BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS" [mm mtm 1141[ ~ ~ Nll~ I~ A MA.N I.~ NIMI FOIl No Childre~l Under 16 Mmitted Unless Accom- p~ied 8y An Adult - THURSDAY JULY 12 - 13 DOUBLE FEATURE -- • OWE BAKER. BARRY COE 80 YEARS AGO -- 1881 DIED: In Knoxville, Tennessee Miss Maggie W. Johnson of Char. ,cs Town; at his home in this county, James T. Coyle. A barn on the Hermitage farm, owned by Aldridge and Robert Chew, three miles south of town was destroyed by fire. I I I I " I Ill In II I [[ I LOCAL AND PERSONAL By Mrs. G. E. Webb home of Mrs. Helen Katzman. Saturday visitors with Mrs. Katz man were Mr. and Mrs. Thurston Utterback and family of College Park, Md.; M/Sgt. R. E. Biller and family of Odenton, Md. and Mr. Jack Billet of Martinsburg, W. Va. The M. Y. F. of the Camp Hill Methodist Church sponsored a meeting on Sunday evening held at Cavalier's Pond at 6:30 o'clock. The M. Y. F. of the Bolivar Meth odist Church took part in the Gal ilean service which was well at- tended and was very interesting and inspiring. The W. S. C. S. of the Bolivar Methodist Church will hold a fes- tival the first of the season on Fri day evening, July 14 beginning at 4:30 o'clock p. m. Full details next week. Miss Estel Gibson is a pa- tient in Charles Town General Hospital. She has been indisposed for some time. Miss Gibson lives at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Perry and is the aunt of Mr. Perry. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Fishbaugh have returned to their summer home in Harpers Ferry after spending the winter and spring months at their home in Washing- ton, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webb and young son of Alexandria, Va. are spending their vacation at the re- spective homes of their parents in Bolivar and in Bakerton. A surprise birthday party was given at the home of Mr. C. A. (Ike) Butts on Sunday afternoon in honor of the eleventh birthday of his youngest daughter Iva Lou who was sent out for a drive with An assessment showed the val- her father. When they returned ue of real estate in Charles Town home and Iva Lou entered the to be worth $402,482; personal,living room about eighteen per- $389,618. sons mostly of her own age began 90 YEAR'S- -'O -- 1871 [ singing 'Happy Birthday To You" From ten o'clock to four the David Howell, a resident of youngsters enjoyed themselves ! Charles Town died suddenly, t with games, music and delicious MARRIED: In Charles Town refreshments and the guests of Presbyterian Church by the Rev. honor received a number of love- W. G. Eggleston, C. Frank Galla- ly and useful gifts. her to Miss Jane Beall, both oft Mr. and Mrs. Ned Winters and Charles Town; in Lexington, Va. daughter Jean spent a recent va by the Rev. J. W. Pratt, Dr. Will- cation going to Westwood Land, Sam P. McQuire of Winchester, New York City, Freedom Lalnd, Vs. to Miss Nannie Holmes Tuck- U. S. A. the Chesapeake Bay area er, daughter of John Randolph Wilmington, Delaware and other Tucker of Lexington. I ] RADIO .- TELEVIS N HI FI STERO SERVICE ON ALL MAKES WEBB'S RADIO t TELEVISION 222 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE 487 Ill With the SONOTONE SOVEREIGN Our First Eyeglass Hearing Aid with all these better hearing benefits: • Natural Telephone Listening • Normal Listening Zones • Gold Weather Power • Automatic Volume Control • Straight Line Sound Conduction • Binaural"Stereo" Hearing • Contour Comfort • Color Choice • New Clarity If you could not wear any eye- glass hearing aid before, the power- ful alhnew Sono- tone "Sovereign" may solve your hearing problem, SONOTONE® SONOTONE . of H agerstown ROY B. FURR, Manager 733 South Potomac Street Hage stown, Md. Phone Hagerstown REgent 3 - 3242 or Charles Town 825 @ LOCAl, TL~ADBM^~KS. That's right. Summer is the time to arrange for comfort all the winter through. Phone 118 today about your fuel oil supply. PROFESSIONAL HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT Professional help is avail- able in insurance, too. As ~tna Casualty agents, we arc qualified to prepare an expert analysis of your in- dividual insurance needs to provide you with maxi- mum security at minimum cost. This guidance is an important part of our P.S., Personal Service. H. S. CLOPPER, JR. Insurance, and Real Sstate and Bonds 120 E. Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. Telephone 216 IlUUlIHm ¢L ACTIVITIES IN . . . Telephone 2492 Mr. "Tex" Easley of Alexandria, Va. accompanied by Harry Noose :of Loudan Heights, Va. were call i ers at the G. E. Webb home on Sunday. Mr. Easley, a native of Texas has purchased the former Oliver Butts property and has add ed improvements and he and Mrs. Easley spent the weekend there. Mr. Larry Bird and his three year old daughter of Laurel, Md. spent Saturday at the home of Mrs. J. L. Eackles. Larry lived at the Eackles home for a number of years and attended the local schools. Capt. and Mrs. Douglas Garten and family stationed in Okinawa for the past four years spent last week at the home of his father Mr. C: E. Garten and family. Capt. Garten will now be stationed at Fort Meade, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bailey of Laurel, Md. are spending this week with the latters sister Mrs. V. M. Carey near Harpers Ferry and also visiting another sister Mrs. J. L. Eackles in Bolivar. This area is experiencing some pretty hot weather at the present time, the first of the season. The top of the ground is getting dry. LL By Miss Dorothy Bowers Valley Board Picnic The annual picnic sponsored by Valley Board Corp. for the employ ees and their families was held Sunday afternoon, with approxi- mately 350 in attendance. At 1:30 p. m. a softball game between the employees and supervisors was won by the former, the score 9 to 1. Pony rides were enjoyed during the afternoon by the children. The games for all age groups, the winners and prizes are as follows: Peanut Hunt, through 6 years of age, boys and girls-Skipper Ham. mann, large stuffed toy, human wheelbarrow race-through 10 yrs. Mark Trail and Jimmy Fritts; Sack race 6 through 10, Lee Bal- lenger, sace race 6 through 10- (Girls)- Althea Rutherford, Sack race 11 through 16 (Boys) Charles law and sister Mr. and Mrs, John Rountree and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harden, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hostler and family, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Brac kett and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Staubs attended the Dean er family reunion at Eagles Park in Brunswick, Md. on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wright and daughter Terri who have been spending three weeks vaca. tion with the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wright left by mo tor on Friday for their home in Hayward, Calif. Mrs. Winerd Bowers and Mrs. Nathaniel Gray Jr. are spending this week at Massanetta Spring, Presbyterian Conference grounds near Harrisonburg, Va. for the an nual Synodical Week of the Wom- en of the Church. Miss Judy Axline is spending a week with her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Staubs. Her sis- ter Miss Patsy Axline returned to Pittsburgh, Pa. with her aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Charles Har- den for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. David Penwell and family visited Mr. Newton Pen- well and .family near Ranson Sun day evem g. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Strickler, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Swartz of Berry- ville, Va. visited Mr. and Mrs. El- mer Wright Sunday evening. Mr. Samuel Strickler who spent the past week with his son and fam- ily returned to his home here with them. Mrs. Gentry Muse, son Hugh and Miss Bety Casey of Leesburg, Va. were visitors Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Alton Muse and sons. Chamber of Commerce By Brooke Blgckford Executive 8eeretary Co-Chairmen J. Blackwell Davis md Ephraim Day called a meet- ing of the Downtown Parking & Planning Committee last week, Of significant importance in Charles Town is the need for off-street parking and without parking met- ers. This meeting was quite pro- ductive and a sub-committee was named to call on the Oharles Town Council and ask them to es- tablish a Parking Planning Com- mission. * * * * * The July meeting of our local SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1961 ood of time. Tickets f*r Th% An :il * (Aug. 5- 13) are now on sale at the Cham- ber office and are going fast. Re- member the limited seating space in our Court House and get your order in early. Miss Betsy Davis is in charge of ticket distribution and the cost is $2.00 per ticket. Frank H. Anderson Submits To Surgery In Charlottesville Superintendent Frank H. Ander son, Harpers Ferry National Men ument, underwent surgery Tues- day afternoon, June 20, 1961 at the University of Virginia Hospit. "That's a funny bank ad! Tells folks to bank by mail hen the weather's wet!" YES, PEOPLE DO LIKE TO KEEP DRY AND COMFORT. ABLE! WE CORDIALLY INVITE EVERY READER TO TRY THiS CONVENIENT WAY TO MAKE DEPOSITS HERE, al, Charlottesville, Va. Surgeons removed what they termed an "arthritic boney grow. th" from the spinal column, near the base of Anderson's neck. The growth had been exerting pres- sure on certain nerves which caused a lack of feeling in Ander- son's legs. The operation has re- suited in removal of the pressure, however, it is expected that An- derson will be recuperating for some time before recovery is corn plete. Hospital officials have giv en no indication when he may be discharged. Get well cards and other mail should be directed to: Frank H. Anderson University of Virginia Hospital, W-5-8, Charlottesville, Va. uommissions are not paid on arguments won, but on sales made. Twyman, Sack race, 11 through 16 Chamber will be held at the Char (Boys) Jennifer Gray, Softball les Town Race Course Wednesday, Throw-through 12-Boys Taylor July 19. Ladies are Welcome and Dodson, Softball Throw through the cost will be $2.30 including 12 (Girls) Cindy Cain atl winning luncheon, parking and admission two silver dollars, bean bag toss to the Club House. Members are through 16 (girls) Faye Crawford, of course, guests of the manage- winning a traveling bag and the ment for the balance of the after- Potato race 16 and up ladies) noon. See your bulletin for fur- Mary Peacher, punch bowl set, ther details. Doris Costello, hurricane lamps. Door prize winners for employ- pas year bee*n an 'ct- ; Member FDIC --- Federal Reserve System ees only included Alec Costello, ire one in our office. To mention PHONE 10 CHARL S T fifteen silver dollars, Buddy Craw one item, 113 tourists inquiries -- E OWN, W. VAo McAboy,f°rd' ten fiveSilVersilverd°llars'dollars.MarshallIn the have been answered in that per- . .... guessing of the number of pen- i i i ales in a jar, Mrs. Jessie Beahm ¢ R I won acomforter. The number of Ho t. MILLS GASOLINE STATIONS pennies in the jar was 1350 and her guess was 1343. 1 • • lira lira CHARLES TOWN AND MARTINSBURG The picnic dinner served on the FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 7th and 8th. lawn at Valley Lodge, included hamburgers, hot dogs, slaw, pots to salad, pickle ,potato chips, cake ice cream and soft drinks. The , 6ff A BEAUTIFUL SHELL PINK COLOR Invocation, prior to the dinner ACTUAL SIZE was given by the Rev. Russell Ur- quhart. The Rev. Allen Bartlett drew the numbers for the door prizes. Guests invited and attending were Rev, and Mrs. Russell Urqu. hart, Rev. and Mrs. Allen Bartlett !and family, Rev. and Mrs. Graham Wood & sons; Rev. Alfred Collins Chiefs of various fire depart- ments, Little League Baseball Club from Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dillard and dau ghter, Terry, Mr. and Mrs. Eston Ault and children, Mr. Ault is a transportation consultant for the B. & O. Railroad, the Valley Board Softball team, Mrs. John Cave, Mrs. Nathaniel Gray Jr:and family, Mrs. Charles Gayhart, Miss Catherine Baylor, Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Carper and daaghter, Mrs. Winerd Bowers and family, Mr. Austin Bowers and son, David Mr. Edward Dillard in a brief talk wel corned all those present for the en joyable occasion. Miss Carolyn Bowers, granddau ghter of Mrs. Winerd Bowers who underwent a tonsilectomy last Tuesday in the Charles Town General Hospital is recovering sat isfactorily. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kimes were visitors Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. David Penwell and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harden: of Pittsburgh, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hostler and family of AI exandria, Va. spt t the weekend .with thir parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Staubs. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wright and daughter Terri and the for- mers mother Mrs. Elmer Wright spent Wednesday sightseeing in Washington, D. C. and enjoyed lunch at Hogates. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mills Jr. of Peninsula, Ohio were weekend guests of the farmers parents Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mills Sr. and sons. Mr. and Mrs. John Mennor and family of Fenelton, Pa. were over night guests Friday of Mrs. Men- nor's parents Mr .and Mrs. Ber- nard Ott. On Saturday, they left Clearwater, Fla. where they will visit Mrs. Mennot"s brother-in It Matches The Pink Ware We Have Been Giving WITH I ACH PURCHASE OF ........ Gallon 15V c L STATIONS MARTINSBURG GIA S O LI N E KEROSENE RANSON ,ii