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'/i ' 104 E. Washington St. Charles Town PHONE 780 PRESCRIPTION SERVICE t { Would n. In view of the z.ecer~t revival of the l~tomac River ~nd Tribu~tar- ~xtmors Chat Hampshire Court.iV, ies about a program for flood con- Jefferson Cour~ty, and ot~er roan- trol dee~lopment and conservat- ties in the Eastern Panhandle of ion of mumcipal and industrial West Virginia, would 'be jeo~ar- @ized bewause of floodi,ng in con- nettle| with Vhe Potomac ~iver Basin project, Congressman Har- ley O. Staggers has reaffin'aed I~A': ~tand of protest. "As long as I am a ~Iember of Congress", ;he Second Dis.trier Re prese~aive s.tremsed, "I shall cer- .tai:a~ do ~l~l within 'my power o see ~h~t no dams are constructed ~hicCn would flood and destroy any of .the rich, ~fer~ile lands in our seetio~'~ of West Virginia." Congressman Staggers has ~een workmg with various comm,iibtee8 and with Senators Randol,ph and ~obert Byrd for l~he wel,fare of the citizens of Hampshire, Jefferson and o~her court.ties in ,the Eastern w~ter supply and pottuion abate- me,~t. However, ~his resolution o- mi~ss any men|on of the hig~- level dam for power purpose. "This seems to 'have been the ,main objection ~ll along the iine msofar as ~he citizens of West Vir ginia arec oncerned", cot|me|ted ;Mr. Staggers, "and should ~nsure ~h~t nc~ne of our rata,able S arm- lands will be flooded." The Corps of Engineers has sSa ted the River Bend urea, a~bove Great Falls on .the Potomac, is ,the most logical location for a supply reservoir, a.n.d ~here would ,be no objeOtioh in ~he event t~ha,t a low 'level dam should .be ,constructed a.t Vhut lo~a~tion. Representative Staggers is also F ~,| ~ | ~ ~,first orcanized i,n ]918 and has 'been in continuous opera~ions |= r~ D [ r" since were: By Mrs. Lena Ambrose James McDonald, Arden, was ------ renamed vice=president and Boyd Li.~da Cogle is visiting Miss Rooney, of Back Creek Valley, ~Mary Ann Wincoop in Middleway was renamed secretary-treasurer. t~s week. Renamed to ~he board of direc- Mr. and Mrs. David Link of liars, with the execu.tive officers, Shenandoah Junction, Miss Char- were: Paul Hawkins, of Berkeley lotto Athey of near Charles Town County, a past president; Bruce and Mr. David ( spent the day Sunday in Luray, Va. They vis ited .the caverris there. Mr. Charles Covert, Mrs. Rich- ard Baker a,nd 'Mrs. Margie He|d- ricks and daughter Jane, all of Bal%imore, ~/Id. visited :Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ambrose on TuesdaY. ~Mr. and 'Mrs. Harry Raney and baby of Martinsburg, Mr. and Mrs. ~Merriel ~Mar~in of Ranson visited :Mrs. Mamie "Martin on Monday night. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ambrose soent Su,nday (Mrs. Clara Dunn near Inwood. Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Welty vis- ited Mr. Harold Covert in the Winchester (Memorial Hospital on Wednesday. Harold hed under= Eagle Eyler, of Marti,ns~ourg, and :Mr. McDonald The coopera~tive, ~which s.titl owns a building office along the B. and O. here, has been some what inactive for several years but keeps its name and asse~s, and meets once a month for dis- cussion of common problems It was described ~hen orga,~ized as ~he first "pure coeperwtive" ~n that period when farmers and fruit~g~x)wers were combining ~o provide produvbion and sales Sa- cilities cooperatively. It ~bo~h bought supplies and sold products. The late State Senator Gray Sil- ver was ao~ive in the projeot as was 'the late Dr. A. B. Eagle who at times served m t,he presidency Health Depa!tment Gets Complaints On Outdoor Privies Each year |,any complaints are made to ,the local Heal~th Depart- ment aboa,t,,< the unsanitary con- di,tion of privies. Priwies must be cleaned as often and receive as much maan,tenance as a ~oilet lo- cated in your 'home. A pit tyoe privy is .the o,nly kind approved by t~e State HeM~h Department in the Sta.te of West Virginia. The pi.t shou'ld have .a vent and Vhe vent must be screen- ed. Be sure earth is m~intained around the base of t,he privy o .make ~he pit fly and roden!t ,ti.~ht. When ~he pit becomes full of waste have i~t cleaned out ,by a person registered wi.t'h Vhe local Health Department to do .this t~pe of work or dig ,a new pit a~nd move ~he~; p~ivy over i.t. Then lime ,and fill Vhe ~ld pit. I~ you have your privy cleaned out, ask to see NEW PUSH BUTTON sPIRiT OF JEFFERSON rAmMeRS (:[ GASOLINE REGISTER , 2--B THURSDAY, JULY A new gasoline "register" ,noo .... being ,tested promises to be a real PITY THE MAIL CLERK sects after offering i~ bell ringer in the marketing field. The pump features two banks of Newark, N. J.-A cam~paign by cents for each dea~; ~, push bu~ttons that control delivery radio s~ation WNTA has rid New pluto mailed i,n an a ~v of p~ecise- dollar and gal'l(~n Jersey of at least 1,775 flies, mos- every dead wasp. amounts of gas.olme ordered by ~he motorist. Push-bu~Vton pumps quioes and wasps. The stwtionI make|,: i~t possible to service at least ~has received that amoun.t of in- READ THE two cars ~t the same time, one on ei~her side of t~he island. Because .the pump opera, tee au,tomatically. dealers will have more time to give customers more and be.tter service. SCENIC ,SPLENDOR Co,pets Rock, a leading West Virginia tourist at)traction 1200 feet above the Cheat River, receiv ed i.ts name ,from the ,fa.ot ,that a cooper, a fugiUve from justice, used Vhe pl~ace as a hideou.t w~hile su~ppoPting himself by making oak bagreli staves vl~ich he sold to sy mPathe~ic in~habi.~ants of+'the area. A Vhimble can hold 50,00.0 of the small ~rewes used in line Swiss BUY THAT NEW TRACTOR OR KITCflEIt THE EASY PCA WAY Here's why these intermediate-term loans offer the way to finance your purchases: 1. Pay cash and save cash. 2. You pay simple interest, only on the actuaI numl~ days you use the money. 3. Repay when you have the money. You can set merits to fit your own farming program. Take three, or up to five years to repay. SEE YOUR "FARM CREDIT MAN". BEFORE you JULIAN A. EVERLY WILLIAM W. Winchester, Va. Shepherdstown 4441 Phone MOhawk 2-5751 or (Home Office) Mart|nsburg, W, Pan'handle. working ~o make certain thai ~he gone surgery for a knee opera, ion A new resolu'~ic~.n was adopted fu.ture wa'ter su)pply program for sustained from a bad fall several by the Senate Public Works Cam- .the W aShkng~on )Metropolitan weeks ago. m4,ttee ~)his week au~thoriTAng the Area is worked out to satisfaction Miss Ida :Myers of Bakers Has- Board of ~Engineers for Rivers and before .the Chesapeake .and Ohio pital, near Mar~insburg spent ,the Harbor_.__~s ___~ r~view Vh.~e repel% 02 Canal Projec._.___~t is authorized.__..._____ daaYrtiT.uesday wit4~ !Mrs. iMamie I ,7~Irs. Neale Am'brose is a sur- )J vn rn a [ (Mr. and IMrs. Roland Bond and gical patient in the Charles Town t)~ ~J[[~ |~ ~ .fam.ny of Harpers Perry were the Hospi.tal and at .this writing is I weonesaay evening guests o~ Mr. geVting along fine My Miss Margaret Houser land Mrs. Wallace Gift and ,ram- Tommy !~VIoler" of Bakerton ------- lily. spen~ Monday night ,and Tuesday Mr. :and Mrs. Garland Manuel] Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hammond .with Wayne and Charles Welty. of Vancesville and Mrs. Carl [and family of Shepherdstown Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ambrose Jones of Mar~insburg were Friday ]were the Sunday eve,niffg guests and Mrs. George Gageby visited guests of Mrs. F. A. Hill and 'Mr. Jof her mol~her ~Mrs. Ru,t~h Bond. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lucas i,n Bruns- and :Mrs .... C J Hill [ The W. S.. S.C me at t teh wick, Md. Thursday. afternoon. Mr Joe H~mes and M~ss "Maude ,Mrs. Lee Hoover and Mrs. Nell,ie [Church on Wednesday night, .. . ~ ~ .. _ .' :.. . Sponsler of Harpers Perry were [July 8t,h., with a very good at- ~arnson o~ ~anay ~OOK, MO. ws- l~ea ,Mr ~na 'MrS bawd Gageby Wednesday guests of (Mrs. F. A./tendance. Mrs. Mills, Vice presi- ~ ~.. . .. ~:. . " . ano zamny on ~unaay mgh~ ~:Hilt a~d Mr. ~nd Mrs. C. J. Hill. [den, t, had Charge of the Devotian- . . . . . "!. ~- . ~Mrs. W. L. Manuel and ~Irs. [als. Mrs. Ray Hetzel, the Presi- Mr. ana ~Mrs. acmes wm~y aria daughter of Baltimore Md spent R. P. Koffman of (Martinsburg]dent, had charge of the business the weekend wi~ Mr anti (Mr' were the Sunday guests of (Mrs. [meeting. A~f, ter the meeting re-', . s. George Greenwalt ~. A. Hilt and Mr. and ,Mrs. C. [freshments were served by Vhe[ ' :" J. Hill. bhostess Miss Margaret Houser. __~_ "~ Mrs. W. L. ,Manuel of ~artins- I The Bakerton iMethodis't Church [~mm,mA~ L]~m~ P--ram=L Cburg ~as a guest of Mrs. Anna[~vill have their lawn ,festival on [~|n|||~| ~m||~ JJu|m (Mary Hetzel and Mr. and 'Mrs. Ilmriday, July 24 at 5:30 p. m. and m -- .= -- ~dgar l~:lls and daughters on t Chore will be chicke,2 soup, sand- iiv~h~~ ~_~ Saturday. -. ]wiches, cold :drinks, candy, oony ~|n~||g~ ||~ Edward Lee cam of fMavtinsburg I rides for the children ,and a grab visited 'Miss Margaret ~ouser on [~bag. Everyone is welcome In Case Election of officers was one of Saturday. [of rain i.t will be held in the Hall. ~he features of the annu~al mee~ 'Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rodgers[ ~Mrs. Bertha Harding and her in~ of .the members,hi~ ,~f ~h~ ,and ,grandchildren of ,Martins-[son, Mrs. Annie Loudan and Mr. ,~,+~,.,h, ,.,~ ~,, ~- ~7.;.'~.~/, ~,.~ burg, ,Mr. and Mrs. John Fraley [and Mrs. Bert to|dan ,a,nd son F'r~lay'~a~'ib~he'~]]enan'~:0~a'~=H'~)~'e~ of .and Mr. and motored ~o Dover, Pc. on Sat|r- in Martin~burg, with William H. IVIrs. Jack Leaden and son Bobby day ,and visi,ted Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kilmer of Martinsburg being of Bolivar were .t~he Sunday guests Hoffman and son. named president o succeed John of Mrs. Annie Loudon and Mr. ~a~nd 'Mrs. Harold Harding and son. Mr. and ,Mrs. Richard Owens and children of Portland, Oregon ~Iiss Dale Frock of Was,hlngton, D. C. and Mrs. Wesley Link and son Larry of Charles Town were Thursday evening guests of ,Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Gift and fam- Ily. Mr. and Mrs. Luther ~Mills cad daughters of Topeka, |an. were were Thursday gues.ts of Mr. and (Mrs, Wallace Gift and family. Mr. and Mrs. James Mahoney 'and sons and Mrs. Nellie (Moler of Oheverly, Md. were Saturday guests of ,Mrs. Anna Mary Hetzel ,and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar (Mills and daughters. ~Mr. a0nd Mrs. O. E. Cole, Chryt Stamatas, Mrs. G. W. Emmart ,and W. S. Geary of Waghin~ton, D. C. were the Sunday guests of Mrs. Anna Mary Hetzel and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar ~Mills ,and daugh- ters. IMr. and Mrs. Harold R~binson Y. 1~cDonald of near Charles Town. Other officers named to head lhe fruit cooperaUve which was and sons of Harpers Ferry were Sunday gues.ts of her parents 'Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson. ,Mrs. Berkley Winters of Har- pers Ferry and her sons were the Monday evening guests of her pa- ren.ts ,Mr. and Mrs. ~o,bert Wat- son. Bow-Tied Belt bectons on this checked ottor~ shirt- waist with flared skirt $4.99 Round Collar, V-dipped neckiine, wide leather belt oc- cent tl~'s charming dress $:].99 Peppy Plaid Shirtwaist, full gathered skirt with self-belt, comfortable roll sleeve $4.34! \ You're lovely and S'OJ relaxed in our new fall-flavored cottor dresses that you can start wearing taow. Pick fively checks, pTelds, Fail '59 deta ,..< PHONE 3!4 _ CHARLES and other executive offices, the operators Department The meeting was held in con- permit, w~ich entitles ~im to do neetion with the annual lunch- ,this work. From .time ~o ~ime we con at the Shenandoah at which ~have transient ~people go ~hrough following custom, wives of the our area cleaning septic tanks and members were also guests, privies who charge a large sum of In the business session ~nem- money, do not do ~ good j~b, and bets discussed reactiv'xtion of Vhe then dump the waste along the exchange, road or in a stream. If your present privy does ~ot D^.,^.,,^ meet the Hcal'th Department stan IIVI3C llOL|il~ I1~~11U1~ dards and you wish to,r b,aald a new ,m m m one, you ca:n get a bulletin, ~hi~n tarn# inrrP;l~# gives construction devils, at your ........ D .......... local Health Department. ........ In review concerning privy m:ain rcevenue WhiCh me sra~e (>z ,tenance" West Virginia derived .from horse1 Cleo,, ,~ ...... ~ -~ .... rach~g in 'the s,ta,te during ,the]irm~ nilJ= flsCal year of 1958-59 |creased by [ 2 ,Check pNvy ,pit ~o be sure it more than a million and a half l is fi n~ r- .... , y a a oaen~ ign~ dollars, according.tea| Assoma~ed[ 3 Check riser see( ~,~ + .... Press story from Charleston ' ~,~ ^, .... ..... . ..... " , , . ' th,~t it se. czu,~zzz,~ State revenuefrom horse .racmg 4 ...... " ............. , ace tna~ ven~ screens are in the .past year a re,por ~/ionday j~"~ ...... ~*" ~ .... ~"" ,from the West Virginia Racing _ Commission shows. Total revenue In~v~,~ T~ ~h~ from horse racing during .the 1958 l~ul~ m~ ~vmm~wm 1959 ,fiscal year amou,nted ~o ~ m ~ ~- $4,590,471 as against $2,998,259 in [rOOg ~oncess]o~ tar 1957-58. I A part of ,the increase came Iro,,ntu Fai~ AnMn from a fourth track. Shenandoah I~ ~ $ un unun ~mnm Down at Charles Town, which 8 9 a had The Jefferson CounCy Ju~mor opened during 195-5 nd ~h " ! ' racing in progress from May 1 ,to .~ ameer of C*om.merce v~ted at June 22 *vnelr regurar meevmg weanesaay The ~'t~he" lracks ,t~h C - " : ' ' - z are e ha eve|rag July 8 to once a~aan span les Town l~ace Course, Wa,ter- .ford :Park near Chester, a,nd Wheelmg Downs. The bulk of the state revenue from racing c~me from a ,five ~er cent tax on the parimutuel "bet- ling handle at the ~racks. Other items con.tributing to ~he total are a daily racing ~ax o $250 ~t tracks of less .than one mile and of $500 at ,the only one ~mile ~,rack, Waterford; unredeemed ~ari- mat|el tickets, a,nd license fees from horse owners, ,trainers and jockeys. The racing commission operated on a budget of $74,535 in 1958-59. TOWN STORE s or ,the food eonces~on s~and at the Jefferson County Fair to be held at S~henandoah Downs Sept. 3, 4 and 5. The Jaycees have bee,n granCed permission by tlhe manage merit of Shenandoah Downs .to use the faeiliCAes of the grand- .stand owfeteria to serve food and drinks to p~trons of the fair. All proceeds from Vhe concesSion wil,l ,be turned over to the ~air Bo.ard. Al~Vhoug, h Jaycee presiden Con- .n,ie H,amm~nn l~s not yet n,amed ~he ccanmi'ttee to handle t~,'s pro- ject" the organization v~ted to .take on Vhe proje(% on the re co~n- mend,~tAon of a commi~ee corn- ,posed of Joseph Stuley, Harold Kisner, and l:~'dhard Hart. Final plans were also made by ~;he J,aycees for the seventh annual ins~all:ation dinner a~nd dance on !8, at which newly emoted Jaycee will be insta'Hed. Announcement was also made a~ ~he meeting t'hat Mich.ael watches. /~therton of Shepherds~own, win- nor of t'he Jefferson County Te~n- Age Road-e=o had finished fourth in Vhe state safe-driving contest held in Beckley. He was one of 32 conCestan, ts. NFI.VIH l. STRIDFII C0. cOLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town Shepherdstown 35 - Telephones - 162 45 E. Boscawen St. Phone AMherst MODEL U-11S 11-CUBIC-FOOT GENERAL TWO APPLIANCES IN ONE ONLY $298.00 and Old Refrigerator AUTOMATIC.D.E.FROSTIN REFRIGERATOR ZERO-DEGREE FREE.ZR 2-Cubic-foot capacity alld . . . 3 SLIDE-OUT SHELVES ADJUSTABLE DOOR SHELVE5 "k TWIN VEGETABLE DRAWERS -k BUTTER COMPARTMENT ', "WW- EGG RACK PHONE 202 CHARLES TOWN, W. t THE Phone ' 71 "I .~ 10 West Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. ('Bring Your Banking Problems To Us... 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