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[Apple Grower Named li'a e h loomery ,enry and sons I Our deepest sympathy goes out AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN... TO Head 1960 h le ~ the children of the late Mrs. Phoebie Hough whose uneral was l rs. G. E. Webb Frost, of the U. S. Navy Club, in W.ash- C. spent ~the weekend of Mrs. J. L. Eackles Ca,ptaln Frost will be as one of t,he panel former TV program, "Li,fe ]at 80," and *he is now 84 even look 74. ~d Mrs. Dunning Nunnaly D. C. spent the the latters uncle Cham~bers. and {Mrs. Kenneth Wolfe young daughters are now ,this week in Bunker Hill home of Mrs. Walf'e pa- and !Mrs. Fred Beall and Libert3 {Md. spent at the :home of Mr. of Brazil, who ~he United States. buying ~or his hospital in Brazil weekend at ~the home and Mrs. D. M. ,Hughes Oen~tecostal Church of 0,nd Mrs. Edgar Burtles ,and ol Hagerstown, Md. spen~ witch the formers father Battles and wi,th Mr. Jack Slaugh~er. Pentecostal Ambassadore nurr~beriag 48 mem- from di$fereWt sVates spending a week ,at ,the ~e Aged. Freidman of Was,hing- (3. has returned ,to his rooming ~t ,the G. E. ,for .the past two Sale For Scouts ~Iarpevs Ferry and ~Bolivar Troop No. 36 wil hold on Saturday, July 18 of the Fire'H'alI a0ud be- at 10 o'clock. Every thing Will be home made and ~he public will help this as they did .when they first Bake Sale quite ago. Littleton and son and Mrs. Wood- !WaShinJt(~u, I:). C. and y of Winchester visitors at ,the 'home J. W. Ramsdill and her ~/Irs. Tom O'Brien of tMd. spen~ the week relatives in BolWax. Telephone 2492 is visiting relatives and friends in Richmond, Vs. "W,hi,tey" Wilt, 7 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar WJ,l~t of, f Bolivar Heights is incapacitated at his home with a sore foot sus- ,tained in a sw,im~ing pool, near Leesburg, Va. on last Sun4ay 'as ,he stepped on a nail. W. S. C. S. Meeting The W. S. C. S. of the Bolivar Methodist Church held their an- nual business and social meeting on 'Monday eve~uing at the ~home of Mrs. John Snider wi'th a good attendance. The meeting was ,held .on ,the lawn and enjoyed by ,those present. IMr. and Mrs. Charles Webb of Alexandria, Va. spen,t ~he week end Tilth fine ,formers 'parent, s Mr. ,and Mrs. Miller Webb. ,Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Reid of Washington, D. C. ,and Mrs. Grace Reid of Virginia were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert {Menefee on Sunday evening. Mr. and {Mrs. Howard Wilt and f~amily and ~the formers mother, Mrs. M~innie Wil~t of Bolivar Hrs. spent last Sunday near Ho~ Springs, Va. where they aCtended ,the ,Hepler Family Reunion ~f which t~he l sJtter is a member. The net profit from ,the Bene,fi~ Parties held ,by ,the Friendship Fire Company on July 2,3 rand 4 netted the Fire Company approx- 4mately $200.00. The Fire Co. is now selling chances on a bed room suite, ~to be ~warded to the ,lucky person, holding ~he wlnni~ug ticket, ,s~t the close of ~the Carni- val .the latter part of August. Visitors ~t the home of Mrs. Howard Wll,t, Sr., her son ~Io~ard Jr., and family axe ,Mrs. Hershell Mackey, of Whittier, CaliTornia, Mrs. Jack Strossier, Miss Joyce Strossier, Miss Pu~nel.a Hepler and Miss Charlotte Shaver of Ho~ :Springs, V,a. 'Mrs. T. W. Wilt spent Tuesday with her sister-in-law, Mrs. IAl~lie Dailey, near Cl~arles Town. An- ofiner sister-in-law, Mrs. Mary Ap- pel of ~VIavtinsburg also spen~ Vhe day at 'the Da~ley home. ~ev. a,ud Mrs. Alfred Collins chaperoned a group of fifteen of the members of the M. Y. F. of the ~Bolivax ,Met/hodist Church on .an hike on Wednesdv.y of 1,ast week. Blossom Festival iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii % iii}ii}ii :S iiiiiil J. KENNETH ROBINSON J. Kenneth Robinson, well k~own apple grower, was today elected president of fine Shenan- doah A,ppie Blossom Festival for the coming year. He succeeds F. L. Langent, Jr., aVtorney who has been president of the springtime fete for the past two years. Other offi.cers elected at the annual meeting held in the "Apple O~piO)l" tod~y were Harry F. Byrd Jr., J. Thomas Kremer, ~l~arles S. Toan and Jaznes R. Wllkins, vice ~residen~; Way0ne A. Whitham, treasurer; Tom W. Baldridge, ~ec- rotary; Robert K. Woltz, legal counsel; and J. Pinckney Arthur, C. F. Schenck, Frank Armstrong, Thomas O. ScuHy and F. L. Lang- errt, Jr., members-~t-la~ge of the Executive committee. The Fes~val's 19.60 pre~dent is a native of Frederick County, Va., son of the late l~ay Robinson, pro- mlne,nt frui~ grower and processor and d~rector-genera~l of the Festi- va,1 in 1928. The new fete execu- tive was graduated from Virginia PolyteChnic Institute in 1937 width a BS degree in horticulture and entered the Virginia fruit business v~i~th his father. He served in World War II for four years, re- leased to in,a,etive s~atus wi,~h the. rank of Major. By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands rheld Thursday morn.Lug. Mrs. Hough ~as a .former neighbor of 'the writer. Recent visitors at the home of IMr. and ~Mrs. William Billow, Jr. ,at the Bloomery were Mrs. Helen Jones ,and children Jay and ~Dan* ny of Silver Spr,ings Md. Mr. and 'Mrs. Bud Waterman of Dover New Hamps:hi:re, (Mr. Joe Pender of Norfolk, ~a. Mrs. Marion Dillow and ~hildren Jimmy Ly,un ~and Robin of BerryviHe, Vs., Mrs d ~axy Frye and Mr. George B,ate~ of Point of Rocks {Md. Mrs. T. W. Dillc~v Sr. und d~ttghter !M~ry Ann of {Ml~llvil, le, {Mr. and Mrs. 1:)ale Dillow, Charles D~,llow and Dave Richard of Alex~andria, Vs. *Mr. Lester Larue of the Power Plant, iMr. Bil,1 Butter, and ~Vir. Bill Ar- natt of Winchester, Vs. ,Mr. and !Mrs. Tommie Hender- son ~f Suitl~a~d {Md. spen~t ,the weekend her paren~ Mr. {Melvin and Mrs. Beu'lah Frits. Mrs. Robert Frye received a let- ter trom ,her daughter Mrs. Cha- les Stocks 'fin~t .her and Charlle had arrived all O. K. at {Mrs. Lowery in Orlando, Fla. ,they ~are expected ~back ,by Thursday ~har- los .and Anna Belle are on their rtWO ,weeks vacation. {Mr. ,and {Mrs. Ronald Wiles and Daugh,ters Cheryl Ly,mn of Lou- ndon Heights, Vs. {Mr. and Mrs. Billy Viands of Ranson, Mr. Tom Wiley of Rippon Mrs. Essie Pen- welt of Murrial HHl were week end callers with !Mr. and Mrs. Albe~t Viands, Jr. Mr. and {Mrs. Obie Johnson and daughter Bon,nie were callers with .the 'later parents 'Mr. ,and Mrs. ~Milton Popkins and Joyse at Ka~bl etown. Sunday callers with {Mr. and ff~Irs. Bert Viands on Sunday were ,Mr. and Mrs. Travis Viands and sons Jackie and Glen,u, Mr. John Viands all of town, Miss Marble ~its of Weverton, *Md., Mr. and {Mrs. Harry Shirley and chidren JJudy, ~Harry, BObby, Debbie and Donald Lee of ,Middleway ~VIr. and Mrs. Al~bert Viands Jr. and daughters ff~Iary and Nancy of fine Bloomery. I 'Sunday afterno~u callers wi~h Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye son iSylvester ,were IMr and Mrs Wil- i liam Frye and son Bobby of Bru- nswick. Md., Mr. and {Mrs. Sub- iette Cham~blin of Ranson, {Mrs. EliZabeth Henry and son Garry "of ~ear the ~loomery. Mrs. Tr~vis Viands is on a week va~)at~on from ,the Southern States office and Travis is starting on his vacation from She D. P. A. Office on Wednesday, There were quite a series of wrecks on Route 9 on Frld,ay afer noon. The ambul~mee and the wreckers were very busy and quite a ~few were hurt very bad on ,fine mou,u,tain and .also one car ~from Washington went over the bank on Sunday evening on the side of the bridge and Vhe ~tm- bulance was vailed to ~he wreck. Born to Mr. ~tnd Mrs. H, arry L. Shirley of Middleway on Mon- day July 135h a fine son i.u the W~inehester~ ,memorial hospital weight 8 l*bs. and 8oz. {Mc~her emd ,baby ~both doing fine. ,Mr. and {Mrs. Donald Hover- male and dau.~hter of Berkeley Springs, Mr. and {Mrs. Travis Viands and sons of town, {Mrs. ~lber~ Viands, Jr., and daughters of ,the Bloomery, Mrs. {Mildred C~Asm of Her~don, Va. and {Mrs. Gearge Jones were Mor~duy visi- tors witax Mr. and Mrs. ~tert Vi- ands. {Mr. and {Mrs. Leonard Frltts of Charles Town. {Mrs. Joseph ~ain ~f ~erryville were {Mond~ty evening callers with the ~ormert SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON son Mr. Melvin and Mrs. Beula ITHURSDAY, JULY 16, 1959 Fritts. John L. Viands has sold his~ ........ Amoco Filling Station to Mr.~l morning ~t 9:30 a. m. DST, it was D~nald Frye of town who h~as Oaken possession of i,t on Fridey July l{)th we wish Donald the best of lu~k us he really ,had ~bus iness there but by going in 'the Restaurant Bus~ness he had a 'li:ttle too much on his hands. Mr. and :Mrs. Nelson Bush visi~ ed his .mother in the Moore's Rest Home where Mrs. Bttsh is doing as well as can be expected. REV. WRIGHT TO PREACH AT SHENANDOAH JUNCTION The Rev. John Evans Wright, pastor of Camp, m~ Hi'H Methodist Church, Harpers Ferry, will be guest preacher at the Wll'M'~hs Memorial :Methodist Church in Shenandoah Junction Sunday To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of the estate of l~yvnond F. Hackley, deceased. All persons having claims a- g~lnst the estate of l~aym~ud F. HaelCley, deceased, w~nether due or not, are notified to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified, to the undersigned, a~ my office in the Town of Har- pers Ferry Jefferson County, West V~rgini,a on or before ,the 6th day of Jan., 1960 otherwise they may by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be presen,t on said date to pro- tect their interests. Given under my hand this 6th d~ty of July, 1959. HILDA M. MILLARD Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson July 8-3T-pal. announced Tuesday. Rayburn opposes change in ap- propriations bills. Nixon begins drive to revive Cal ifornia G. O. P~---- o. T. mTB FOOT SPECIALIST Will Be in Charles Town AI ERNOON and NIGH From 1:00 to 7:00 P. M. 107 South Charles Street Telephone 519.M EVERY THURSDAY I~ ~: ::~][)~IIIII~O~()~III~ DIETING... REMEMBER AYDS!" says Ann Miller "I tried many reducing meth- ods, even fad diets. But I discovered Ay.ds works best and quickest of all! Take Ayds you'll be amazed!" Clinically- proved. Now in two flavors. Lose weight or money back! A month's supply $3.25. NICHOLS & STUCK Charles Town, W. Vs. VAR ZRS ADVOCATE 7---B. {Mrs. Cl,ayton Robinson and Mrs. Lewis Reek are a few days in Clarks- a. 'and visiting other points nd that the canal Ferry is ,being empty Cleaned 'for r~pa~irs. Lova'l have really been bring- '~ish and some of ,them ones ,too. l~Iinnie ~trider ,who ~s quite sometime with RamsdiH has~ returne~ rs home a~Re~, ~nd:in~ in W, ashin~ton, D. C. and friends. IMrs. Elmer Knight and mother Mrs. Beulah also been visiting ~t home. and Mrs. Alfred Collins a .few days with rel- iriends in Bluefield, and in Greenville, W. Va. Property Burns :Ioc~ted near ~the Cath- a few miles from burned to the ground morning. It was owned ~aul i ~iller of Kearneys- was known ,as the old It was occupied and {Mrs. Fraley who had escape ~rom losing their fire, which ,was raging house when the Fra- ~about 5: 30 a. m. Both Charles Town and ~erry were on hand, but called ~oo la~e ,to save All of ,the home ~urnis,h ,olothing of Che Fra- burned. There was in- on ,the property, bu~ the furniture. The 'fire- had .the large Tank Sher~ndoah Downs and Mi~. ~Fraley were ~'the broken window. They ~n ~to *Vhe Charles To,w~ and sti'tohes put Cuts and were released JUly 25 will be served u,t-the the Aged, on Saturday With ,a ohoice of ham or a'll ~hat goes wi, th~ for ,adults, $1.25 and $.75. Further derails ~Mrs. Charles Glover of !Md. spen,t Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. G. in Bolivar. Bell of Bolivar ~Hts. Messers Thornon ,and Noman Wilt of B~li~ax Heights made a business trip to New Jersey on Tuesday. M. Sgt. Edward T. Green, son of Mr. ,and ~Mrs. Steve Green who spertt last year i,n Korea as a member of the. Army Band, is now stationed at Port Benning, Ga., where he was stationed before be- ing sent to Korea. He spent a leave wi@h his parents before go- ing to Ft. Penning. Mr. ~md Mrs. Norman Cleve~u- ger~'~d~/~o,~' K are~.~ and Gall of Doraville, C~a. have returned home, after a two week's visit with ,fineir respective parents ,Mr. and Mrs. Charles Trundle and {Mrs. Esther Ctevenger. Nor- m'an, who still enjoys fishing in ~he .good old Potomac caught a number of fine bass a,ud cat ffish. A fellowship meeting ~as held in the Social Hall at fine Camp Hill Methodist Church on fast Sunday evening ~t 4 o',clock, width =~boi~t 80 persons present, in honor of ~e new minister, the Rev. John Wright, and his 'bride of a .few weeks. A covered dish supper was served ,and enjoyed by all prese~ut. Rev. Wright just, t returned ,from Spending ,two weeks with the Nations;1 Gu, ard at Elkton, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Potts ~ef~ on Wednesday morning ,for their home in Waukeegan, Ill. after be- ing ,home for nearly two Weeks with the formers brother-in-law ,and sister Mr. aod {Mrs. G. E. Webb. Harpers Ferry Group Were Guests Recently At Shenandoah Downs The ,following group .from Harp- ers Ferry were guests recently of Che management of S~henand~ah Downs race trac: {Mr. and Mrs. ~Herbert Sperry Mr. and Mrs. Junior James, Char-" lie Riley, Wilbur Bond, {Mr. and ~Mrs. Jack Oameron and daughter Kay and a friend; ~Vir. and Mrs. Jack Hedican, Mr. and ~Mrs. Tom Rissler, Mr. and ~Ylrs. Harwood Coffffman and {Mr. 'and Mrs. ~il- li~am Ramey, the latter Mayor of H,avpers Ferry. The 91dest Methodist ChurCh west of the Al:leghenies is Reho- ,beth ChurCh, erected in 1786 i~ ,what was to become Monroe Coun ~y, W. Va. Are Anxious For You To Know Them. They Co-vver --J-ef- er -n County News Items and Any Photos You May Have " --- Every Week of the ear --- anxious for you' to meet our fine group of Jefferson arrespondents, who send in the many interesting news various county towns which you enjoy each week in They will also accept photos which might be of publication, They are always happy to receive your as receive your subscription ,to the Spirit of Jefferson- All you have to do is to tell any one of them Want to subscribe to ,the newspaper. Telel~hone number~ are given for your convenience. Lake, Millville Knott, Shepherdstown--Phone 3983 Ambrose, Engle--Phone 35-F-024 Ranson--Phone 570-N1 Smallwood, Kabletown--Phone 20-F-024 Ott, Ma~nings--Phone 50-F-O14X Myers, Shenandoah Junction--Phone 66-F-031 Furr, Leetown---Phone 24-F-013 Pearl, Chestnut Hill--Phone 27-F-21 Houser, Bakerton Viands, Mechanicstown--Phone 17-F-031 Adams. Rippon--Phone 6-F-02I Crim, Summit Point--Phone 47-F-032 Bowers,~ Halltown--Phone 26-F-031 Webb, Harpers Ferry-Bolivar--Phone 2492 Buzzard, Silver Grove Barnes, Middleway~Phone 58-F-022 Braithwaite, Keax~zeysville--Phone 36-1~-013 tMrs. Georgia Parra ~and son ~reddie w~ho left Was.hin,gton, I:). C. on June 23rd ,for S.tock~ton, Cali fornia by Jet Fi.i:gh% to visit her ,m~ther a,ud is e~pec~ted o re- turn ~o W~hin.gton, D. C. some ti, me finis week by Jet. Mrs. 'Parrs s,pent ~t,he past winter wi,fin Mr. and Mrs. William I:)illow, Jr., near ~he Bloomery. ~orn ,to Mr. and Mrs. 'Leon~ard Ch.~pman at ,their home near Wer i:cks Mill on July 4bh ~a fine dau- ~i~,r weigl~g ~ lb, T~.-.!i~tAilo ii~_dtg~.h,a~bc~i~g~n the n~t,me of Pat~rioa &'In. MOther ~md da~Jgther ,both axe doing fine - Congratu- lations. !Mr. William Slickman re:turned o ;his home on Thursday evening after .being a patient in ,She ~H,ag- erstown Hospital $or ~the remove- ~abel of a ca~are~t on his eye - we understank the operation was ,a Success. 'Mr. and Mrs. Dauald Hover- ,male .and ~family of Berkeley Springs spent Sunday night and {Monday at ,the home of the latter paxents {Mr. and Mrs. Albert Via- rids, Jr., land :family ~eax the Bto- ornery. {Mr. ~overmale went to 'work Monday ,a~ the ~Newton D, ~aker Hospilt~l where he formaly. worked. Tama the small daughter of Mrl ,and Mrs. William Dillow, Jr., of near the Bloomery att~uded a 4th of July party last week ,a't the Orchard Inn given in her honor by {M2s,s Dorot*hy ~Slulsher. Mr. Forrest Chamblin of Middle ~ay was a supper guest on Thurs- day evening with his brother-i,u- law and sister ~Mr. and Mrs. Rob- ert Frye, {Mr. Sylvester Frye of Bethesda, ~Md., spent .the week end wi,fin his parents ,here. ~Mr. and !Mrs. William Diltow Jr. and daughter Ta,ua of near the Bloomery spent the day SuDday wi,th the .former parents Mr..and Mrs. T. W. Di,ll~)w Sr. ~and family in Millville. " Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Rwmey and daughters of Ranson were Wednesday evening .callers with Mr. and {Mrs. Harry Shirley :and 'family near Middttway. ~Mr. a,ud '.Mrs. Amos ,Plotner and two ,grandChildren Davie ,and Irvin ,of Hedgesville spent the ,day Thursday with fine latter mother IMrs. Maudc Smallwood. ~Mr. ,and Mrs. Sublette Chamb- lin of l~anson was a caller on Sat- urday evening with his sister Mrs. Notice of Dissolution Notice is hereby given (th,at at a meeting ~f the stockholders of the Charles Town Garage. Inc., duly called and he,ld on the 27th iday of February,~l 1959, at whi,ch meet4ng at, t least one hundred per- ce,nt of the issued and ou~tstanding voting stock of such cozpora,tion were presen,t and voted for ,the fol lowing resollu, tion, the same was duly and regul,arly adopted and passed, to-wit: P~SOLVED: Whereas all of ~he Shareholders of ,this corpor- ation are presen,t in person and voting at this meeting, ,thus re- presening more l)ha,u ~he re- quired 60% to be presen, t and voting, ,that we unanimously a- gree and consent tt~a,t the cor- pora, rich be dissolved Tort)hwLth pursuant to ~he provisions of Vhe law of the State o~ West Virginia, and Chat ,the officers and directors of this corporation be ~n,d they are hereby author- ized to take aM &he necessary (and proper ~ction to effe,ctuate ~uCh dissolu,tion, sell and liqui- date the assets of this corporat- ion, and ~to wind up the business affairs of the company Charle~ Town Garage, Inc. By Mary V. Mays, Pre~iden~t ~ Ju, ly 9-~T- L. McDONALD, JR., AGENCY INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles Town, W. Va. Repr~entlng THE TRAVELERS, HtrUl~l Better Living For Everyone * EAT BETTER * SAVE MONEY SAVE TIME *'HAVE MORE FUN Automatic Defrosting in fresh food compartment * "Cold-Mist Frcshener" gives glass enclosed high humidity storage at con* venience level "Reach-Easy" aluminum slide-out shelves with tzold decorative fronts,, "Package Pantry" for pre- packaged fruit and produce '207' lb. separate freezer Beautiful "Style Mark" styling Your choice of 3 exterior colors or white. Foodarama Costs Much Less Than a Separate Deluxe Refrigerator and Upright Freezer Check Our Prices---YOU WILL SAVE! ('STOP AT OUR BOOTH AT THE FAIR) Phone 17 'Charles Town, W. Va. now's the time for NEWEST COLORFAST COLORS The one and only DUCO Enamel now Im a handy push-button can! Quick, durable, beautiful.., for inside Or Outside smfaces. 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