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m Advisory ]the Shepherdstown are , are: Gee [rge Mills of Sharpsburg, Lerve ]Parkinson of Shepfierdstown and [Ted Snyder of Martinsburg. [ Ladies nominated for ~lle Farm I Home Advistory Committee are: Area August I [Mrs. H. K. Moier of Shepherds- I;own, Mrs. Howard Sperow of Martinsburg, Mrs. Austin Strottle of local Advi.story Farm Home Advisory Cam members and Operations will highlight the South- States Cooperative annual meeting for the area on August 1 High School. meeting wil.l be held at 8 p. Elmer Vickers of Kearneys- Will serve as chairman of meeting. Rev. Bruce of New St. Methodist will the invocation. staging will be led by Ellen Blue of Shenan- of the highlights of the will be the showing of a picture entitled "The to The Camerons", which Produced recently by the Nat tonal Council of Farmer Cooper- atives. Narrated by TV newscast- er Chat Huntley, the film tells a story of American agriculture's efficiency and abundance and how farmer cooperatives have helped make these po.ssible. Local operations and services wi.ll be discussed by George Kno- de manager of W. H. Knode's Sons. Harris Ewann of Winchester, a member of the cooperative's reg- ional staff, will report on the over-all Sottthern States operat- ions for the fiscal year, which end ed June 30. There will also be a ceremony honoring current Advisory Board members at which they will re- ceive lapel pins. Nominees for the local South- ern States Advistory Board for meyer of Sharpsburg and Mrs. WiRiam E. Walker of Shenan- doah Junction. There will also be the awarding of a number of attractive door prizes. The following commiitc~ chair men will assist with the local meeting. Attendance, telephone, Charles N. G. IIendrix of Shepherd~own; Entertainment, Mrs. Gordon Bank of Shepherdstov~n, Greeting John W. Hendricks, Jr., of Shen- andoah Junction; Ribbons, Mrs. L. Elmer Vickers, of Kearneys- ville; Decorating, Mrs. W. L. Bar- ran of Shepherdstown. Ventilating Fans Installed... for Every Purpose, at Low Cost... SEE US FOR Ranges - Washers - Refrigerators -.-Televisions--- Electrical Appliances ',AL CONTRACTOR-CERTIFIED WIRING DIAL 725.5516 -- CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Quotations of the Blue Ridge Livestock Sales, at Charles Town, W. Va., Monday, July 25, 1966. Receipts of all classes heavy, with a good demand for all butcher classes. Prime calves top, 33.50, fea- tured the sale. Choice butcher steers, none; good butcher ~eers, 22.00 to 24.00; plain to medium steers, 19.00 to 21.75; choice butcher heifers, none; good butcher heif- ers, 20.00 to 22.50; plain to~ me- dium heifers, 17.00 to 19.75; good bul~ls, 22.50 to 23.60; pla,in ~o me- dium bul,ls, 18.00 to 22.00; com- mercial cows, 17.00 to 18.50; util- ity cows, 16.00 to 16.75; canners and cutters, 15.75 down; cows by the head, up to 200.00; stocker and feeder steers, 20.00 to 27.00; stock heifers and bulls, 16.00 to 22.50. Choice to prime calves, 30.00 to 33.50; good butcher calves, 27.00 to 29.75; medium butcher calves, 24.00 to 26.75; thin calves, 23.75 down; heavy calves, 18.00 to 25.00. Blue head grade lambs, 25.50; red head grade lambs, 24.10; red shoulder grade lambs, 20.00; butcher ewes, 3.00 to 8.00; stock ewes per head, up to 12.00. Good butcher hogs, 25.60 to 26.10; medium "butcher hogs, 25.00 to 25.50; heavy butcher hogs, 22.00 to 24.75; butcher sows, 15.00 to 18.00; heavy feeders and .l~ght butcher hogs, 23.00 to 27.00; shoats per hundred, 32.00 CEDAR CHEST PONGEE FINISH $59.95. NOW \ $39.95 CHAIRS REDUCED ~ TO $24195 DANISH SI.EEPER FOAM 1Vlattress SAVE $60.00 ALUMINUM FOLDING COT FOAM Mattress $24 Sfore names [Special Purchase ] ' "- d raltle Ru: APPROXIMATELY 9 x 12 reversible deluxe quality gay patterns MATCHING THROW RUGS AT NO COST Imagine . . . an oval braided rug with quality con- struction for long wear and lasting colors in a gay pattern . . . and two perfectly matched throw rugs •.. all for just $40.00. A never before value . .. a once in a lifetime purchase.., hurry for yours. Rnd. Glass Top Table, 2 Chairs $39.95 Stack Tables, Set of 3 ........ $12.95 White Wrought Iron Planter .. $19.95 Modern So a & Chair, Go d Nylon $179.95 , Cherry End Table ............. $9.95 JUMPER eItAIR FOR INFANTS ONLY $4.95 Ensemble FOR YOUR FIREPLACE SALE PRICE $19.95 ADJUSTABLE BABY Stroller YOURS FOR $16.95 SOLID MAPLE COCKTAIL TABLE FOR ONLY $13.95 II Dial 725.7068 -- We Deliver -- Charles Town, W. Va. down; ping per he d, up 15.00: boars, 16.00 down; sows and pigs,,,’ I none. ] Miscellaneous Sales Start 11:00[ A.M.---Livestock Sales 1"30 P.M.i Each Monday. [ Mrs. Mary B. Furr 10 YEARS A tO 19 6 ~'~~~~ Melvin T. Strider, prominent ass county. Small ceramic oak leaves, with an acorn on them were favors at each place and were gifts from Pendleton County Club members. The group left Thorn Spring Park for a tour of Seneca Caverns where they were given a guided tour of the caverns. Stopping in Moorefield for sup- per and arriving home about 9 p. m. All had a wonderful trip. Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr spent Blue Ridge Acres, Inc., to M,il- ford S. Tivelley and Eunice V. Tivilley lot on east side of Shen- andoah River. Stamps $1.10; Anna B. Earley to James A. Earley, , lot on ~ildred & Avis Streets in Charles Town; A. D. Goetz Sons Co., to Carl R. Frye and Gertrude S. Frye, two lots in Ranson. Died: - John Henry Cook, 87, of near Leetown, in Charles Town General Hospita*l. 0 cedars on their properties in an attempt to control Adar rust, entered agaL~g Jefferson County and the state entomologist. Cornfields near Summit Point the past week in Charles Town with Pete and Judy Furr while their parents were away. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Furr went to Morgan- town on Tuesday returning home on Wednesday. On Thursday they and about Gaylord and Wic~iffe were practically destroped by a hailstorm on July 25th. 60 YEARS AGO---1906 Died: At the home of her par- ents in Charles Town, Miss Mary Pearl Wyndham, aged 22 years; ~lso in Charles Town, Lewis Dink- le in his 77th year. Married: - At the bride's home in Charles Town by the Rev. A. C. Hopkins, Miss Amelia M. Diehl to Mr. Wm. Reed Parker of Phil- adelphia. A grain barracks on the farm of the Rev. E. Wilson at Kable- town was destroped by fire. 80 YEARS AGO---1886 S. M. Wiltiams died at Harpers Ferry, aged 85 years; in Charles Town, Mrs. Ellen Keeri, in her 77th. year. The school board of Harpers Ferry District fixed teachers' sol ary at $37 per month. J DD, Prize Brahma Bull I 20 YEARS AGO---1946 10f Mrs. Helen White Died: - Mrs, Bessie B. Bela~o, I wife of Thomas Belasco, at her home in Newark, N. J., John The- Found Shot To Death I mas Mills, 92, at Old Sweet Spr- ings in Munroe Co.; Mrs. Emma Brenneman Melvin. widow of the went to White Sulphur Springs late Marshall Melvin at her home and spent the balance of the in Baltimore; Mrs. Edna Hopkins week at the Greenbrier Hotel re- wife of Judge W. B. Hopkins, in turning home on Sunday. LET'S FACE IT Let's face it! Accidents do hap- pen. And they just don't always happen to somebody else. When an accident hits you, will you be protected with enough insurance coverage? If not, you should look into the insurance program avail able to Post-Gazette readers. For only 10 cents a week you can get accident insurance protection whether you are home, at work, at play or even while on vacation. Complete details about this pro gram are yours by writing to the Registrar Agent, Washington Nat tonal Insurance Company, Post- Gazette Reader-Insurance Dept., Box 957, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15230. Good delivery of the Post.Gazette is yours'by contact- ing your local newspaperboy or dealer today. Read The Pitts- burgh Post-Gazette. "DD", the 15-year.old prize Brahama bull, belonging to Mrs. Helen W~te, of l~ipp(m is dead. The big 2,600 pound Florida-bred bull, w]~ich has been seen and 119 Girls From Berkeley, Jefferson Counties Attend Shoe Seminar Nineteen area high school and college gifts from Berkeley and Jefferson Counties attended the Fall and Winter Shoe Seminar held by the J. C. Penney Co. at Berkeley Plaza Shopping Center, Martinsburg; Wednesday, July 20. Over 75 pairs of the latest shoe fashions for Fall and Winter in flats, heels, fabrics, and boots were shown by Richard Sine, Shoe Specialist for the local J. C. Penney store. The girls individually rated the shoes according to fashion, color, and style. This was the first shoe seminar ever held for the J. C. Pepmey Co. at the local level. All data received from the indivi dual rate sheet w.ill be sent ’o the Pittsburgh office. Those who attended were: Charles Town High School; Susan Widmeyer, Donna Bennett; Harpers Ferry High School; Sue Mentzer, Donna Tiede; Shepherds town High School; Kay March, Mary Ann Hammond; Mussel- man High School; Sands Williams Debra MaCauley, Susie L'mton Martinsburg High School; Sylvia Riker, P~tricia Riker, Joy Tyson; St. Joseph High School;. Judy Burkhart, Tina Quaglio; Hedges- ville High School; Debbie McIn- tire, Joan Hite; Shepherd College Nancy Jo Byrd, Sherry Rollyson; West Virginia U~iversRy; Steph- ante Newton. M. Sgt. Wayne H. Bayer Has Been Transferred To Viet Nam For Duty Ma~er Sergeant Wayne H. Bayer, ht~sband of Lottise Bayer daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. De Forest Bayer, who has been stat- ioned at McCoy Air Force Ba~ Fla., for the past three years, has received orders transferring him to Viet Nam for du,ty. Mrs. Bayer and sons, David Gary a.nd Dentils, will remain in Orlando, Fla., where they have purchased a home, at 6512 Cicer- on Lane. Msgt. Bayer will complete his 26th year of military service in Oc~mber. Upon completion of 30 years of military service he plans to retire and come back to this area to reside. Two other sons, Michael and Scott are larese~tly attending She pherd Coklege, " Corpus Christie, Texas; Miss Eva Waters. 26, daughter of Mrs. Bla- nche Waters and the late Charles Owen Waters of near Sandy Hook Md.; Robert Burner, 27, was in- stantly killed on Route 7 near Berryvflle. Married: . Miss Mary Bates Madison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Madison of near Middle way to Mr. Harry O. Smootz of Charles Town: A total of 315 p~iertts were X-rayed at the Tuberculosis Chest X-ray clinic in Charles Town. 40 YEARS AGO---1926 George W. Ballenger died at his home in Charles Town. Miss Margaret Timberlake. Mrs. Frances Luke, Augustus Swartz Charles Widmyer, Miss Rebecca Tabb, W. A. Funk, D. W. Clipp, Charles G. Moler, W. W. White, and R. H. Boyd were plaintiffs ir~ suits for damages for cutting admired by htmdreds of both Jeff erson countains mad visitors pass hag through Jefferson County, found shot to death in a field on the White farm Wednesday night July 20. Mrs. WhF~e said tb~t the bull wo.~ shot in the neck near a fence row, by some unknown person. She said indications are the an~- ntal was killed sometime between 2 and 7 p. m. Mrs. White said she purchased the bull in 1952 from Roger F. Mills of Waynesboro, Pa., when R weighed only about 250 pounds and that during the 14 years it has been at the White farm and it had become a rea~ friend of the hundreds of men, women and children who stopped to look at the m~imal. A short time after purchasing "DD" Mrs. White said she also bought a heifer which she named "Inee" and "DD" and "Inee" SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMEI S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1966 E( TION--B have bred 12 calves, many 6fl them completely snow white. , l Mrs White said she does notI ha~e the least idea who shot the] animal, or why, but she suspects] it was shot by someone some dis-[ tahoe from the bull. t Be Wlie- Advertise [ Use The Classifieds ' IN RANSON---- FEATURING William C. (Bill) Dodson And Lu Ellen B. Dodson, Managers Will Appreciate Your Patronage This Was Formerly Known As IRVIN'S RESTAURANT And Was Previously Owned And Operated By Mr. And Mrs. Irvin E. Hedges, Who Served The Public For The Past Six Years. The Restaurant, under the new name and New Management, will be open From MONDAY THRU SATURDAY --- AND --- 1:00A.M. To8:00 P.M. SUNDAYS ENJOY GOOD FOOD And Meet Your Friends At (Formerly IRVIN'S RESTAURANT In Ranson) July 28-1t-pd. -ON JULY 28-29-30 THURSDAY SPECIALS • Pr. U. S. KEDS • 50 Pr. SWIM TRUNKS • 200 Pr. Boys' & Men's KHAKI PANTS STARTS THUP SDAY, 28 JULY- OPEN TO 9 P. M. ON THUR. & FRI. OF MEN S OVER 1,000 WASHABLE DACRON BLENDS VALUES TO $40 ......................... Wrinlde-Free DARCON & WOOLS VALUES TO $50 .......................... MEN'S SUMMER SPORT SHIRTS Values to $500 $1.39 - • mm SPECIAL COTTON CORD SUITS SHORT SLEEVE DRESS & SPORT SHIRTS ONE TABLE --- MEN'S Values to $6.95 $2.39 SUIT SALE VALUES TO $35.00 ...................... DACRON & WOOL SUITS VALUES TO $45.00 ....................... 200 MEN'S JAC-SHIRTS Famous brand values to $6.00 $1.99 ALL SALES FINAL LADIES DEPT. VALUES ENTIRE SUMMER STOCK Dresses • Slacks N O W Bermudas • Blouses 1//o • Skirts • Suits PRICE f 4~ SPECIAL 75 Ladies Skirts - Val. To 13.00 $2 ea, Charge It! Take 6 Mos. To Pay SPACE WILL NOT PERMIT US TO MENTION ALL ITEMS. THERE ARE MANY MORE BARGAINS TO BE HAD. 122 N. Loudon St. I 1 I o • • [ Winchester, Va. II IIII