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I H+s Assumed D.ties As Summer Assistant Chin. WEST VIRGINIA'S OLDEST NEWSPAPER RP k a_in~ . ~/ / HARLE, +OWN W. ,, Iowa ReTflOOtST tnurcn BEST MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING ~OR REACHING THE BUYING POWER OF JEFFERSON COUNTY AND ALL _ URROUNDING AREAS FOR MORE THAN |16 YEARS. READ EVERY WEEK BY MORE THAN PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY 1 ~~~ BY THE JEFFERBON PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC. t ~~ .=+ ,o.,,o. +o ,, ,ow.. w v, ~PIRIT ESTABLISHED 1844 -- ADVOCATE EBTABLISHED188tl ~~B "+" I MAX BROWN. EO,,O, I OFFICE NORTH GEORGE STREET -- TELEPHONE 2~'2 I ~ +WEEKLY NEWSPAPER REPRESENTATIVES, INC. i ~~~n 404 FIFTH AVENUr, NKW YORK |S. N.Y. 1 ATLANTA -- CHICAGO -" OllTRO IT -- Loll ANGEl.KS ) I ALl,. SUllllCRIPTIONll DIKLIVKRED IN THE STATE ARE EUBJECT TO ~0 GONIUMllR', [ ~ALKll TAXSUllBCRIPTION E3+50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCK + I m~~? .m I GALEN E. WXOHTMAJ T MEMBER OF THE I Galen E. Wightman has as- sumed the duties of summer ~A710 N.A,L ~xDIY{:) R IAL ~ I assistant minister of the Charles . ~,~___ I ! A ~$p C~TI (~ N ( ('I ~,~.~#, !,~ I I Town Methodist Church. Mr. ~ ~k~ l I ~/ J Wight|an was born and reared =-- ~ .... ~ ~ near Saginaw, Michigan. His early -- l schooling was in the public ..... + ..... l schools there, but on graduation Lnursaay, Jmy t~, /~uz [ from high school he was admitted I as a student at the Bay City Jun-. U/l~ DI~IM IMAII'MI~D VIVID ]ior College, Bay City, Michigan. WK DI=~II[I ~l~Vll]lll;llll l~h IOn completion of the two year __ I course he riiatriculated at Asbury .... ! College in Wilmore, Kentucky, With the pubhcation of this issue this newspaper, con-ice I where_ he ~raduated~ _hi June nf cludes one hundred seventeen years of contmuous serv 11960 For his theological studies Next week we mark our one hundred seventeenth birthday. I he is attending the "~resley Then- When the Spirit of Jefferson was founded on July 17, I logical Seminary in Washington, 1844, John Tyler was President of the United States. Jef-[D. C. where he has finished one ferson County was still a part of the Commonwealth of lyear. He willgraduate in June of V g gii a hKaTahlen?it tfea nUnt ih!paS!a!!Seo aditnt wbheesn/ A tt" t nJ:n m 3tipgJc:he DM:: g Y Y ,, ,., ]Wightman was admitted on trial We do not know how many newspapers, weekly or aany, ]and ordained a~ T) ienm in were then being published in what is now West Virginia. [M-etho(list"Ch-urc-h.- ............ But we do know that the Spirit of Jefferson which merged/ Mr. Wightznan's main duties arc with the Farmers Advocate in 1948 is the only one being/working with the youth. However, published now that was in publication at that time. So it [ne assists Dr. Scholl, the minister a dl mct on of beln m the worship servmes Mr is that now we have the .honor nd "st" i " g 1. ..... ". !. ...,. , wight|an Will De at me etn West Virginia s oldest newspaper, daily or weekly Of this/ we oro . roua " |odist Church throughout the ,. ~ ,~ J~,~ ~ v ,~. . Summer In September he will For one hundred seventeen years we have trmd to the | +. " .......... ' .. . . contmue ms ~neologzcal s~uales est of our ab]hty to record the happen|as of this corn-) + w le, -- ................ ave" ....... " .......... "" un]w ann ot s ;a e, natron ann worlcl, as ney n l ffected the people of this community. We would be the [for a visit They all had a wonder- Jrst to admit that we have made mistakes. But we have +ful visit together. Mrs. Mauk and lways tried to learn from them, always trying to make aer sons visited the Forest Park hext week s paper better than the one that preceded it. Zoo in St. Louis. They travele Suffice it to say that that is 'our resolution for the year through ten of the States on ther ahead. There may be others in this community who could way out and back. do a better job than we are doing and make less mistakes, Misses Linda and Pat C+ulter but this in no way diminishes our responsibility to do the are spending a few days with [their grandmother, Mrs. Allene best we can With that pledge we go on into another lcoulter in Hagerstown, Md. week. and another year. I Little Cathy and Mike Hitt were ....... , [recent overnight visitors with It heir.grandparents Mr. and~Mrs. THIS V'EEKS NEWS IN * *+ j Dunn in Harpers Ferry. RAI SON , Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Chamblin ]and children spent a couple ot I days last week visiting with Mr. By Mrs. Roy Breeden Telephone 256-J land Mrs. Ralph Johnson and fam- I ily in Warron, Ohio. ' ' l Mr. and Mrs. James Young and RANSON HELPERS [wood. I family with Mr. and Mrs. Herbert CLUB I~EWS r Mr and Mrs. Frankie Manuel [Chamblin and family spent Sun- The Ranson Helpers Club will |and family of Houston, Texas are/day at Cacapon Park. ...... v ..... [visiting with his mother Mrs. G. [ Sunday visitors with Mr. and no| a l awn tarry on JUly ztt m a z an a ~ nuel wh'le here d are leo )Mrs. Robert Jenkins were Mr. and 4:30 , at the Club House, on Fair- v 'itin other ~-tiv^~ /Mrs. Paul Painter from Luray, Va. fax Boulevard and Second Ave. ]~rsg Josep~='~au~" with her [ Mrs. Bill Fletcher of Pennsyl- They wi!l serve countr.yham fl~ree sons, J'oey, Tommy and Ben [vania was a visitor with Mrs. Hel- wicnes, .... nam salaa, cnlcl~en salatl, +matured........... t. ~.ape .......... ~',irn~,d#nn Mo., fen Robinson and her sister Bessie. not dogs, home ma~Ie vegetaoze t v~ ~ ~th " . 0 "s't w" her parents Mr. and | Mr. Fillmore Davis of Baltimore soup, coffee, punch, cake and ice Mrs. Clarence E. May and also has been visiting with his daugh- cream, her brother'. While Mrs. Mauk was tar and son-in-law Mr and Mrs. Anyone who cares to donate, there her sisters all came in home Charles Mauck and family. it will be appreciated by the Club. for a visit. They were Mrs. Don- Misses Betty Jean and Barbara Recent visitoPs with Mr. and ald Lampher and family from Del Ann DaWson, daughters of Mr. Mrs. Calvin Hot/gh w_ere Mr. and ta, Mo., Mrs. Louise Smith and and Mrs. Cecil Dawson, near town Mrs. Carl Hinton, Mr. and MrS.Mrs. Jessie Bowers from St. Louis spent the+ week in Hookston, Pa. Marshall Hough ~nd f~mily and MO. Mrs. Curtis C~lin flew in from visiting with their aunt and uncle also Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Small-Er/gland to remain in the States Mr. and Mrs. Leland Poe. ...... ARMEL REUNION The At|el Reunion wa~ held on Sund~y, July 2 at the Hagers- town Pafk, There were several there that hid not seen each other for several years Those at- 30 EXTRA FAMILY STAMPS WITH EACH $1.00 PURCHASE OR MORE FRIDAY - SATURDAY - SUNDAY ---AT--- FAMILY STAMPS AMOUNT TO 2% ON VALUABLE PREMIUMS. THAT IS" 6c ON 10 GALS. OF GAS. ASK FOR PREMIUM CATALOGUE. See the Variety of Things You Can Get. You Can Pick Your Premidm. AND WHEN YOU BUY TL T! UL --OR-- Ri I- YOU GET ONE 0F THE BEST GASOLINES ON THE MARKET. / BRANDED TL TIC . . im ' '' "' SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ASMZ S 4 --A .__ THURSDAY,. JULY I'PEMS OF INTEREST IN VI( iNI OF ) i KABLITOWF [ son, Charles Town, Mr. Perry A: I S. Marie Hough of K Anderson, Charles Town, Little[ By Mrs. Clarence Sm wood Phone 20-F-024 / Bonnie S. Lambert, Charles Town I Mr. Strother Mor / Only four births occurred at Mr Charles E. Webb, Millville, lAlto is spending two ~pital during the period of July Mrs. Marion Malone, Ranson, I his wife and son at theirl Worship Services night with Mr. and Mrs. Leon ~7-10 with two of them being girlSMrs" Elizabeth A. Hinton, Ran-~ Bakerton Evening Worship Services will Sowers. On Sunday Mr. and Mrs./and two boys. ...... I son, Mrs. Henry S. Bloom, Balti-I . " ...... be conducted on Sunday night t~eo.rge Hough, their daughter l+ ~ son. r~momy~.imr, was nora more, Md., Mrs. Vernie E. Heish-~ mr. an(/ mrs. wmara July 16, at 7"30, by the Reverend uaroara and her two children |JuJy / ~o ~v~r. and mrs. ~ennet, man, CharIes Town, Mrs. Doris / nounce the birth of a Rbckley. The Youth Choir Will were visitors with the Sowers faro [M. Anders of Reason. i L. Henry, Reason, Mrs. Mabel S. | Cynthia Gay, July 1, at. have a special place in the ser- flY. [ Saturday July 8, a daughter,' .... Linda Sue was born to Mr and vzce. Mrs. Russell Ma3or and her four [.. :.= ...... :" Brady, Harpers Ferry and Mrs. ' les Town General Hospi cMr-eandhildr Mrs. Eddie Seal and children of Atlanta, Ga were re-|~;:villV~;Zm:;d ~h~aCs~:n' ~:;rn~ + ~1~ ~ ~,- _ - ~ ~-~ n, Chubby, Debbie and cent visi " Pat, their cousin, Larry Rouss, at- ~ ..... lit..ors wRh her father, Gen. )daughter, Kimberly Jane,, was ........... _,-zt:a~ ~ugur~, r~awtuurne uate ,n Iborn to Mr and Mrs Wa-ne E , ~3n?:ll;2~,nyzC;~ns~:~ r~;e~t~y ~hYld~e:r fu.~?r.e.Mrs. Russeil an.d |Smallwood of Brunswick, Md. I ~_~+~ ~+ The Only Ban] Valley Board Gorp. where Eddie ,~. n w,z Joln .~r. KUSS.ell In | Monday, July 11, a son, Greg-[ is employed i{onny Sowers also i~urpewnere ne 3s pursumg a[ory Scott, was born to Mr. and l ~~ f I Jefferson.. Coil: _ , _ ..... teuowsmp grantee oy me ~ation-/Mrs Bernie P Welch, Jr from ~attenaea as a gues~ oz miss t~ar- a' Resea-c" ~^ -'ill "~ +~-^-^ *^-~--- "- - " "' ' [bare -t" ' + z .. ~ w u~ u,=z~ xu~ ~unarles Town I TtZl z / | W th Such Mo Robert BushrecentlypUr,chased 5 mnths'. ..... / Surgical patients admitted to! B i and All-Weat] a 1958 Olds from the Tripp s Mot.. enera! Jon.n Angrews, mrs: [the hospital were: Mr. Henry S. [ or Company in Berryville, Va. Anarews,.. thor. son-zn-Jaw, ann [Henderson, Shenandoah Jctn., [ ~ ~ ~" ~ " , Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Sowers me ~n, owens ano sons [Mrs. Geraldine L. Willis, Harpers 1 ~ $ : Banking" Serv arid son Johnny were. recent Dis: ot Arimgton, va. spent, theweeK [Ferry, Master Vernon R. Tumb. [ ~"~~ | Offered At C itors with his parents Mr. and ena at ~von wooa unary r'arm. [lin, Harpers Ferry, Mr. Boyd K. [ Mrs. Robert Sowers. This past Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Hausen-|Cottrell, Shenandoah Jetn. and l " " Drive.In wind Saturday evening the latters faro. fluck of Roanoke, Va. are visiting |Mrs. Goldie I. Watkins of Knox- I lly joined Bobby's family and their Mrs. Joseph (ville, Md. [ fellow members of the Methodist Mercer. Mr. Hausenfluck has been | Medical natients admitted w~ I " en ......... LEY B K [ TRU! r Church at Grimes, Va. m a cov- ]oylng hshmg in the Bullskin./Mrs Zillah C Beachlev Knoxville I ered dish supper in the basement Miss Barbara Kirby, daughter|Md.: Mrs. Hattie V.'~Gray, Charles[ BLAKE' of the Church. Mrs. Bobby ~ow- of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Kirby |Town, Mrs. Mary E. Day, Bruns-I ~rs an active member in that of Halltown is visiting her friend ]wick, Md., Mr. Albert G. Newman I cnurchl C is.the teacher of the Ad- Janice Grey,. ..... /of Harners.,. Fer~-~.,, Mrs..Alzabeth~ " I PHONE 587 RANSON, W. u t lass m Sunday. School. Darlene Chpp ~s v]s]tmg her |S. Renalds, Shenandoah Jctn., 1 J:ne ~uston tam]jy movea re- sister Mrs. Nancy McDonough in Mr. Charles E. Moreland, Jr., [ cem~y ~rom ~rankhnmwn to the Reason this week. ~ Gormania, Mrs. Bernice E. Ander i awemng m ~yers~own ownea ...... ;;;;; ; ; by Mrs. Louisa Reed. m I Mrs. Thomas Wolford daugh- ter Laura Ann of Gerardstown | ! [[ spent Wednesday with her aunt [[ [ ! Mrs. Clarence Smallwood, Mr. and | I Mrs. Grady Owens of Summit | I Point were dinner guests on Sun- | I day at the Smallwood home. Mr. | I and Mrs. George Frye and fam- ~[ I ily were also recent visitors. | I Miss Susan Rissler of Wheat- II I land Spent a week recently with ~ I her cousins Mr. and Mrs. Leonard ~ Ruble in Inwood. = . Fishing Reports ---- - .-. -- m., Owen Johnston visiting his brother Jim Johnston, foremani 'IB R)I! I of the Dick Company Farms,i caught an 18 inch trout weighing+ ~ [ 2 and one half pounds in the low. I er Bullskin.. Larry Rouss snagged a 14 and one half inch Rainbow WILSO ' weighing 1 lb. and 9 oz. last Wed. nesday. Jessie Clipp and Sue EI- leh Bush returned at noon with a string of five suckers and one trout, total weight being 5 lbs. and 12 oz. which they caught in lib a deep hole in the Bullskin on ~W~ Rose Hill Farm. The fish were still biting when they returned home for lunch. This spot Was a (HOLE) favorite one with Edgar Roderick when he spent many hours in this past time. The. Kabletewn Church Mem- arlM Fttnd has i'eceive~t gift in memory of Charles Seehrist from Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Adams, St. ff Ril~pon. Donnie Owens, son of Mr. ano Mrs. Grady Owens, Summit Point, and who is in' the U. S. Armed Service stationed in Germany writes that he is now in Holland With the U. S. Band of which he is a member. Several concerts have been given, one was tele- vised. Miss Marie Penwell spent the day Thursday and Friday with her grandmother Mrs. Elsie Garrott in Charles Town. They were shop- pers in Winchester on Thursday. ReD. Reekley made several pas- toral calls in the village last Tues L M 0 N T E day afternoon. Mrs. Louise Duke of Berryville, Va. e~ertained to a shower l~rs~ :l Friday night in honor of her niece Mrs. Danny .Clipp, formerly Miss Carol Ann DanDers. Mesdames Leon Sowers and Melvin Rissler employees from Fairchild's Toy Corp. in Reason are now on a two weeks vacation. Mr. Sowers; an en~toyee of Shif- fman Bros. Mattress Co. is on a weeks, vacation, beginning thi~ tending were Mr. and Mr.4. James past Monday On Tuesday Mr. and Armel, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Arm- Mrs. Sowers visited her sister el, Mr. Page Armel and son, Mr. Mrs. Oscar Lloyd and family of and Mrs. Raymond Stillwelle, Mr. near Rippon. and Mrs. Franklin Price, Mr. and[ M~'s: Betty Ashcraft and her Mrs. Donald Pierce, Mr. a~d Mrs. [ mother Mrs. Ed Vickers of Char David Shirley, Mr. and Mrs. La I les Town were callers on Saturday Garde Armel and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Armel and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Jamerison and daughter, Mrs. Bertie Armel, Mr. ~nd Mrs. Edward Stnghas, Mr. and MrS. Edgar Sma'llwood, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Hough, Mr. and Mrs. John Smallwood, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Singhas, Mrs. Char- les Hough and daughter and Mrs. Roy Breeden and sons. Mr. Lacy Singhas of BerryviH, Va. is spending sometime With his sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Edgar smallwood near f0wn. Mr. Harold Wilt+ Of 7th ,Avenue is a surgical patient hi the Mar- tinsburg hospital. We of Ranson wish him a speedy recovery. Ditto Reunion To Be John i Di(to,. PresiOent the Ditto ReUdion. has' a fiotm tl e sixteenth AnnUal D tt0' Re- union will hdld +one Sunday afternoon, Ju]y 16 at fhe South End P'avition, Hagerstown Park, Hagerstown, Md. Members and friends of the Ditto family are cordially invited to attend and requested to brlt~g their picnic basket lunch and be ( and I See us fot some novt PEOPLES SUPPLY PHONE 17 Charles Town, W. Yah 46-Oz. *Can )c I each POLAR 10-Oz. Boxes for NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES PHONE 664 C WE lb. c lbs. c FRESH for v PLUMS, GRAPES, GRAPEFRUIT, ORANGES, GREEN BEANS,, CARROTS, LETTUCE, TOMATOES, ETC. NEW GREEN lbs. 1/2 can size Family Size DELIVER - ibm