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July 16, 1959

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Election of officers was one of P o~i Iraci~.=; o! lc.:.; than [;rl,:, rn.fle ,2nd cf ~|||T $500 at ,the only one m~le ~rack, [ Waterford; unredeemed ,pari- ]mutuel tickets, a,nd l,icense fees from horse owners, trainers and jockeys. ~s o r The racing comm', sion pe ated ~e features of the aounua] meet- ~g of the membership of the ,~ra~tlnsburg Frttit Exchange held Friday at ~he Shenandoah Hotel 1~ Martinsburg, with W'illiam H: ~ilmbr of Mm%insburg ~being n~med president ~to succeed John Y. McDonald of near Charles '~own. , Otaher officers named ~o head ~h~e fruit cooperative which was ~lr.ut organized in 1918 and has ~een in continuous opera,finns since were: Jame~ McDonald, Arden, was en~med vice-president and Boyd P,~oney, of Back Creek Valley, was renamed secre~ary-~reasurer. Renamed ~o ~he board of direc- tors, width ~,he execu,tive officers, were: Paul Hawkins, of Berkeley ~un, ty. a past president; Bruce gle Eyler, of Martia.~burg. and dMr. McDonald. The coopera~tive, which still ~ns a building with office a~ong ~e B. and O. here, has been some what inactive for several years b~t keeps .its name and assets, and meets once a mon~Vh for dis- cp~c, slon of common problems. I,t w~s described when orga,nized ets on a budget of $74,535 in 1958-59. Christians in Liberia Sermon For Lutherans The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pas- tor, announces the ,following schedule of service for Sunday July 19 at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Ransom Sunday, July 19 - T~he Service at 8:30 a. m. and 11:00 a. m. with sei~non, "Christians in LJberm", Nursery held during worslMp. Sunday Church School and Pastor's Class o~t 9:45 a. m.; Robert Stone, Sup- evin~enden~t. Choir rehearsal, Thursday, at 8:00 p. m. SSVe on A West Virginia Beef Cattle Field Day, sponsored by the West Virginia Angus Association, will be held July 25t~h on the lake ~he first "pure voopera~ttve" in Breeze ~arm near Grafton, owned ~[ t~wt period when farmers and by Dr. Charles Haislip. fruit-growers were combining to All beef cattle producers and provide produotion and sales fa- parties interested in beef cattle in .~-" %~ vilifies cooperatively. It both West Virginia ,and neighboring ~ug, ht supplies and sotd products. ,sta~tes are cordially invited to at-The l~te State Senator Gray Sil-,tend. _,,,, ' ALwAYs ver was active in t~he project as ] Activities of the Field Day Pro ~| #~ ~L~/~IT ~as~he la,te Dr. A.B. Eagle'~ho]gram, with Alton J. Anderson, k iT E FOODS ~ -oo0..,,. ,o.oo ,o,,ow FREE " f~llowing custom, wives of the so'n, West Virginian Sta.~e C'ommi~ members were also guests, inner of Agricul,ture. H~s topic will In 1.he business session mem- ~ers discussed reaeiv~.ion of Vhe e:gvhange. Florse Racing Revenue Shows Large Increase '-Revenue which the state o West Virginia derived ,~rom horse ~g in ~he sta~te during ~the a~l year of 1958-59 increased by ~ore than a mftlion ~nd a half ~llars, according ,to an Ass~ciwted l~ess story from Cl~aNeston, revenue from horse racing 'be "West Virginia State Depart- ment Work Relative to Bee,f Cat- tle Production and Marketing." Dr. H. E. Kidder, Professor of Animal Husbandry and in charge of beef cattle work at West Vir- ginia University will give a type demo~nstration, followed by a foot trimming demonstration by James V. Coyner, Eastern Representative iof the American Angus Associat- *ion. After lunch, which will be ser- ved by Vhe Knottsville Methodist Church Women's Club, a judging contes wiN be conduvted by Ver- n(~n Tory, I~arrison Co~ar~ty~,~ Agent. Following a tattoo demonstrat- ion by Coymer, Dr. E. A. Live- say of the West Virginia Depa~- ment of Agriculture will talk on "Roughages in Beef Cat,tie Produc finn" and "Herd Health" will be ~iscussed by Dr. J~mes C. Price, eterinarian. The day's ae~ivi~es will be con- cluded with a tour of the Haislip Farm and Angus Herd. A special all-day ~ttra~tion for childre~n will be fishing in a two acre farm pond. Lake Breeze Farm is o nthe Knobtesville Road, iive miles South East of Grafton, W. Va. RIfBBEI~ STP,~MLPS:--Made ant Size y~tt tleflye. Quick and Effi- cient Service. Telephone 222. $I~llglT Ol~ JE~iIR~ON - AD- VOCATE OFI~CE, North (3Feorg~ ~treet. dl~,reased by $1,592, 212 during PHONE 159 CHARLES Your Groceries are Carried Your Car FREE of WEST WASHINGTON STREET TOWN, W. VA. ( 12 14-1bs.) 2.LB. PKG. FLUFFO--8c Off .... 3 lb. can 69c Chase Sanborn COFFEE - 1-ib. can 73c 2-lb. can $1.42 CHASE & SANBORN INSTANT COFFEE--4c Off 2-oz. jar 39c 35c LUZIANNE INST. COFFEE--7c Off-2-oz. jar LUZIANNE INST. COFFEE--15c Off-4-oz. jar 69c past year a repo~,t IMon~iay fl'om Vhe West Virginia Racing ~ommission s,hows. To~al revenue f m horse raving during 'he 1958 ~9 fiscal year amot~u~ed o ~,590 471 as a~n~t $2,998,259 in -~ A part of ~t'he increa-~e came f~om a fourth travk, Shenandoah ,Down ~t Charles Town, whidh opened during .1958-59 and had ra~iug in progress from May 1 o June 22. The oVher tracks are $he Che- tes Town Race Course, Water- ford ~avk near Chester, sad ~heeling Downs, The bulk of the s~te revenue from r&cing ,c~me from a :five per cen,t ~ax on the parimutuel bet- ,~ing 'hand)e ~t Vhe tracks. Other ~$,ems con~vibu, tir~g to ~he ~,al are d~ily racing of $2-50 ~t SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE 8---A THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1959 -t_ OF VALUABLE DAIRY HERD, FARM MACHINNY AND DAIRY EQUIPMENT: IN ROUND HILL, V A. SATURDAY, JULY 18, 1959 STARTING AT 1:00 P. M~, EST ( Rain or Shine) Discontinuing farming on The Nanny Nichols Farm, located near the old railroad tracks in the town of Round Hill, Vs., I will sell the following: CERTIFIED DAIRY HERD 25 COWS 28 HEIFERS Certification No. 900 REGISTERED HOLSTEIN BULL This herd consists of 21 Holstein Cows, 6 of which are registered aa~d 4 Guernsey Cows, 3 of which are registered. Herd ~verage for the last 3 years on D.H.I.A. testing right at 10,000 lbs. milk and 400 Its. B. F. On last test 4 cows milking from 50 to 63,2 Its. milk daily and several others over 40 lbs. Official milk wts. a~nd B. F. test to be given on sale d~y. There are seven springers, several recen tly fresh ltnd the baianee in full flow of milk. This herd is now on artificial breeding program. Registered Holstein Bull named Chestnut Knoll Ragapple King Joe age l-yeax ~md 10-months old. 17 Springing Holstein Heifers, some bred to freshen shortly and the others later on this fall. All heifers are ealfhood vaa~einated, majority are artificially sired amd the rest are all by registered bulls. 7 Heifer's from 4 to 6 months of age, 2 of which a~re Guern- seys eligible for registration; 3 yearling heifers and 1 heifer calf. This herd is Bangs Certified, T. B. accredited, tested re- cently for this sale and a veterinarian will be present to issue interstate shipment papers. DAIRY EQUIPMENT 150 Gallon Sunset Milk Tank and Compressor, 3-yrs. old, in good condition; 2 International Milking Units with Com- pressor; hot water heater, wash up v~ts, cow clippers, some small tools. MACHINERY C Allis-Chalmers Tr~tor with Cultivators and one 16" bottom plow; IH disc harrow, New Idea manure spreader, springtooth harrow, 2-wheel c~rts on rubber; rubber tired wagon and other' items too numerous to mention. TERMS :--CASH. THOMAS B. SHEDD ROUND HILL, VAo PHONE: ED 8-3163 S~le Conducted By: NORTHERN VIRGINIA AUCTION COM3PANY Leonard C, Bowman, Purcellville, Vs,, EDgewood 8-7116 James dcButts, Haanilton, Vs. Gilbert 5-4120. July 16-1t. LUZIANNE COFFEE--20c Off 2lb. can $1.34 i MAXWELL HOUSE INSTANT COFFEE--20c Off Economy Size Jar $1.55 II NESCAFE INST. COFFEE--8c Off - BOSCUL TEA BAGS--10c Off 6oz. jar ,99c ctn. 48s 49c LOCAL TRANSPARENT COOKING APPLES - - HOME GROWN TOMATOES - 5 Ibs. 29c - 2-1bs. 29c TENDER LEAF INSTANT TEA--IOc Off BORDEN'S INST. COFFEE jar 39c G-oz. jar 79c CHARLESTON GREY - (JUMBO 25 to 30-lb. Average) B SIZE NEW POTATOES .. 50-1b. bag 89c DOMINO XX SUGAR 2 l-lb. pkgs. 29c MIRACLE WHiP SALAD DRESSING . qt. jar 59c KRAFT MAYONNAISE--10c Off - qt. jar 63c KRAFT NATURAL SLICED SWISS CHEESE . - - 8 oz. nkn. 27c LIBBYS TOMATO JUICE . - 46-oz. can 29c STERLING SALT . . 26oz. Round Pkg. 11c MORTON'S SALT - 2 26-oz. Round pkgs. 23c PET RITZ CUSTARD PIE ) JUMBO COCONUT CUSTARD PIE) 24-oz. CHERRY :PIE APPLE PiE PET RITZ BREAST CHICKEN SOLID WHITE MEAT TUNA 3 cans $1.00 LORD MATT SMALL I PiES WHITE POTATOES - 10. 147.3 30:3 cans $|.00 BONNIE TUNA CAT FOOD 6-oz. cans 29c STRAWBERRY PIE ) JUMBO CHOCOLATE CREAM PIE) 24-OZ. LEMON CREAM. PIE ) PIES C{EONUI CREAM PiE LIBBY CUT BEETS - 10 No. 303 cans $1.00 McCORMICK'S MAYONNAISE . . pt. jar 39c ONE PT. FREE WHITE HOUSE OP TEA - 8-oz. pkg. 49c