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July 27, 1961

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AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN . . G. E. Webb Telephone 2492 Mrs. Claude Koonce, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Loufler and Mrs. Mary Laufler of Washint~ton, D. C., Mrs. Charles Gageby and Mrs. Kenneht Kidwiler of Engle, W. Va. Mrs. William Roberts entered Walter Reed Hospital on Sunday for two weeks observation and !0f Mrs. Gray 1 home in Bolivar. treatment. She has been indispos~ essie Myrtle Hill Gray, 82 , Park Ranger and Mrs. George ed for quite some time and has Friday morning, July 21 Shake of near Bolivar entertained spent the past few weeks with her Town General Hospital a group of friends at their home parents Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd S. illness of nine days, two recently in honor of their house Hough in Harpers Ferry. She is being spent in the hospit- guest, Mr. William Savage from the wife of Lt. William Roberts. lived in Halltown, Jef. the Recional Park Office in Phil- Miss Linda Frye of near Wash- County for thirty seven adelphia, Pa. Delicious" refresh-, ington, D. C. recently spent two ments were served and a pleasant weeks with her uncle and aunt her surviving husband, Gray was engaged in evening enjoyed. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Eggborn. le business there for : Recent visitors at the home Sunday was the hottest day The deceased was a Mrs. J. L. Eackles were Mr. andof the summer with the tempera- of the late Samuel E. Snyder Hill of Jef- County. She was a member :Methodist Church of Mur- Besides her husband she by three daughters, Clevenger, Mrs. Mary Halltown and Mrs. Vir- of Bolivar; seventeen and fifteen great- The body is rest- Eackles Funeral Chapel. WE. Harris ~, Harris 88 of near Neers County, Va. a few of Harpers Ferry, his home on Wednesday July 19 after a short ill was born in Jefferson had lived in the Neers a for about 50 years a retired farmer and a m late Charles Emmert Forrest Clarissa Harris. ~rs are seven children- tarris of Loudoun Couri- Ers. Hazel Wells of Wash D. C.; Jas. W. Harris of lle, Va.; Claude Harris and LEa Birdsill of Washington rs. Gertrude Corbette of )n, Va.; Mrs. Ruth Utter- Loudoun Heights, Va.; 18 ildren, 27 great grand L and two great great dldren. Also surviving are ers and one brother Mrs. [offett, of Alexandria. Va. ace E. Benjamin of Phila- Pa .and Luther Harris of ille, Md. The body rested ',ackles Funeral Chapel un- Lrday, July 22 and funeral were held from there at k p. m. with the Rev. Law qlliamson officiating. Bur- made in Hillsboro, Va. 5". Grandsons served as :1 L. Willis, A/2C son of Mrs. Charles W. Willis of has been on leave from t Force. He recently, gradua !~ Morse Intercept Operat- ~ool at Kessler AFB, Miss. [or Student of his class. He ~_ shipped to Alaska on ~ay of this week and is ~orward to the experience ch interest, and Mrs. Walter Dudrow , ~ daughters of Hammond,s- ' i~' Y. are spending this week ~le formers mother Mrs. C. :~"~:~tW'isitors at the home of , ~Mrs. Jack Dedican were , i['vaers mother Mrs. Wm. Sa i[0f Minneapolis, Minn. Sgt. th# ~. Osper Wagner and son "" |,~f Lynn, Mass. and Miss ]iiaekley of Baltimore, Md. i_ l,aad Mrs. Chas. H. Glarer sti~[ [thersburg, Md. spent last _. ~ ]~SC/ay at the home of Mr. "t~ ~ ~aGrtEtW;bbiving in Mary v ~ar H~ ers Ferry is recov- er:' __|.~atisfa~orily, we under- : |~rom the bite of a copper- s., I~.i~,~ake while mowing the l~t I ,ptl, l~t his home. He was rushed e " ' " uc,h l~l~rmk Memorial Hospital .~ ~traent. mC .i~as, including vegetation lgcr,:~ds are progressing nicely rt,~ ~[enot weather and frequent Ulab ,l*f~. i,~, Lawns are green and , ~|~,! no sign of a shortage of tlate as has been the case trch, Season of the year for Hey- , , past Gardens were cn~: ~a~wo and "three weeks late iit raz due to weather condit- & From Florida ::.:...'~LLaura Harrison and her ~~t Mrs. Herman Morgan ~ehildren of Tampa, Flor- ~~e visitors at the G. E. ~"::il~rae on Thursday evening. :~re enroute to visit relat ' ;~ friends near Hedgesville, :~ ~after visiting the formers ;~Y Rev. Herbert Harirson .;~ily in the Wowson, Md. "[:e~S" Harrison is the widow _....~,~te~Z'~ aev. Ernest Harrison ,s~,~..: (~laastor of the Bolivar Me 01~ ~ ~hu 'OIgD~!t~! rch a few years ago. l innie Bridner is at her 'Aj Ul | ter spending about six the Winchester Memor- , i~ital She has announced will discontinue operat- --'-- ~i~Stlccessful grocery busi- Ht~ (\:l~Olivar which she operat- CO; "; ~~a,r~y years. She is selling - ~t~A'-~tck from the store loca- |~ashington street. Clerk- local store in arpers ~:~ later in Baltimore and Lure soaring to from 98 to over 100 in many places. Chamber of Commerce By Brooke Blaeirford Executive Secret~r~ The farmers in the Bardane ;ommunity recently complained to the Chamber that the nearby U. S. Army Interagency Commun ieation Agency made no pretense te Fairbairn and Mr. Burns flu;y. of keepin uP their property and ett were of much help in pinning that this Government installation down, this location. was over run with weeds, which, This is the 01d Willis place in turn, blew over on to neighbor- where Mrs. WalterWashington ing farms. President Shirley Hunt immed- iately telephoned Congressman Harley O. Staggers, describing conditions as they now exist at this location. We have just receiv ed a letter from Congressman Staggers, stating that he has con- tacted the Army Engineers and this matter will be taken care of was born. It is in the Kabletown District on the Charles Town-Sum mR Point Roa~l now ov~ed by the John Locke Burns estate. Mrs, Fairbairn has published a very inte/'esting booklet called "George Washington's Lost Plan- tation" which deals extensively with the history of the Bullskin Plantation,: SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON w. tL ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JULY 27, 1961 5---B ofifce last: Week. Mr. M~lton is Dis trict Manager Southeastern Divis- ion and, is ,an an old friend from Institdte da~s. * * @ $ $ J effer~orl County residents may visit the Civil War Show Case free during the month of July. Everyone should visit this new at traction at Harpers Ferry where history reMly comes alive. KIWANIS TO HEAR ABOUT CIVIL WAR SHOW-CASE The Thursday night dinner ses- sion at the Blue Grass Inn in the Thomas Jefferson ttotel for the Charles Town Kiwanis will feat- ure a program about the Civil War Show Case near Harpers Ferry. Froznan Johnson is sched- uled to do the speaking beginning at 7 p. m. Dinner will be served at 6:15 p. m. The club is making big plans for it's 35th birthday party which will be held at the tlilltop Hotel on August 17th with a gala program being planned for the oc easion. TI FREE AUCTIONS EVERY FRII)AY 4:00 P. M. THE NEXT FEW DAYS CAN BE THE MOST IMPORTANT 80 Square "SHOPPING DAYS" OF YOUR UFEI . PUNJAB PERCALE while taking advantage of this sensational sgle. A ,SELLOUT ON "' MANY ITEMS IS EXPECTED, SO B~ER GET HERE EARLY| Et COSTUI E JEWFLR? )RE DOLLAR wr VERI . ! " FREE "NO MONEY" AUCTIONS FRIDAY AT 4:00 P. M. i t EST VOT OF : SALE ONE OT MUNSINGWEAR LADIES HOSIERY and UND WEAR VAL o65 P T , Gowns, Slips Bed Jackets, Petticoats, NOW CLOSE OUT and Panties LAST {:ALL! --- m i [] $16.50 HAND LADIES and JUNIOR POTTERY, VASES i PAINTED D R E S S ES & FLOWER POTS $3. 8 SKINNER:S | T R A Y S By 'Go,er, Teena Paige Con- N Y L 0 N , . stantine and Shroyer-- PRICE $3. 5 yd. ' 10 6 Racing Colors 'C [ PRICE O.OO ' IPkXNINI It 'i store at9 A. M. Friday when we open our doors SATIN RIB0 N AND **, on this the greatest BA tGAIN EVENT in our N ]r L U history, we will give $1"0.00 in "Store Money' GROSGRAIN RI N absolutely free. Red Only Ill [] IVIAJ ENNzFORM $2.98 yd. PRICE LADleS HOSE BRAS, GIRDLES ILL Hanes and Phoenix GARTER BELTS 4m THE ORIGINAL $1.35 HOSE $1.09 $1.50 HOSE $1.19 COUNTR? F RE 6 IF T I T E M S Our Best $6.95 Hi.e5 HOS PRICE $1.29 HOSTESS WARE S W E A T E R S HOSE $1.39 BAKE and SERVE me ~,~"1~ ating her own store. .......... ~~been behind the counter ~:[~0:~_ Years. 1 El{ ,~)~'~. Mrs. Brawner Harding F 0 5 T 0 it I A 6 t A S S NO CHARGES! , :,)~)ersburg, Md. spent Sun. ki oM~ :~Oon at the G. E. Webb Patterns Are--.Colony, Holly, NO REIetrNDS,~ Dolly Madison and American l: olivar . ESTABLISHED 1883 NO EXCHANGES! [62 * ~tl Mr " ~.~ s. ,lay Eackles and ,~t~ ~[~,' Donald of Front Royal, ~F NO LAY-A-WAYS! .... ,~,t Saturday with the for- ' CHARLES TOWN JEFFERSON COUNTY WEST VIRGI NIA EVERY SALE FINAL! il~'her Mrs J L. Eackles. ~I'~ ~ ~ar~ ~o~o of W. Va were visi. OPEN EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT 'TILL 9:00 P. M,.--.ALL OTHER DAY'S INCLUDING SATURDAY 'TIL 6:00 P. M. NG'IV' home of Mrs. J. L. ,~ Sunday. :]f ll. Sperry has been [~er home in Bolivar. Webber of Wash spending the re- summer at her