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n AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN . . . G. E. Webb Telephone 2492 Home :Virginia Moler returned to le in Bolivar several weeks teaching school for a term in Frankfort, Ger ter pupils were American )endent children and her was from 34 to the school term. She and is planning to to the same job during the of August. Miss Moler throughout Italy at Chris attending Mass at St. Rome on Christmas Day John officiating. the Easter holidays southern France and All together she visi different countries while home. She is a grad- Harpers Ferry High and Shepherd College and school in Virginia before Germany. following true story was to the writer recently by of Loudoun County, Va. )ers Ferry, regarding Fellers nee Lula Mus- who celebrated her 106th on April 30, 1961. She Washington, D. C. with and daughter, Re- Elmer M. Peddrick of Army and Mrs. Peddrick Augusta Iane, N. W. Born Pa. the former Lula whose uncle founded apple products grew up in Gettysburg atending a Sunday school when firing broke out area during the Civil War Sunday school teacher of the children to scurry After marrying a contractor they liv Md. for sever going back to Gettysburg where they spent a years. a few months ago Mrs. all kinds of detailed and other hand work as making tiny dolls of all mind is still clear and in the past few weeks ~failed physically and bed the present time. In the face of all of the Civil War news at the present time we felt that a few lines regarding the life of a survivors would be of interest to the public. Mrs. C. L. Sexton of Loudan Heights, Va. spent last Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Webb. Mr .and Mrs. Walter Dud- row and two daughters of Ham- mondsport, N.Y. returned to their home on Sunday after spend ing a week with th formers mo- ther Mrs. C. E. Dudrow. Mr., and Mrs. Robert Pomoell and. children David, Vickie and Bobby were recent visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Par rell. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bard of Florida are visiting their cousins Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Webb on Bol ivar Heights. The annual Homecoming at Eb eneezer Methodist Church in Lou doun county, Va. near Harpers Ferry will be held on Sunday, August 27. A special program is being planned and a free lunch will be served. The collection will be used on the building fund. A Sunday school room is badly need ed among other things. Mr. an, ~rs. C. E. Garten and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Garten and little daughter Pammie spent Sat urday at Ft. Meade, Md. visiting the formers son Capt. Douglas Garten and family who very re- cently setled there after return- ing from Okinawa where they spent four years. Mrs. Norman Clevenger and dau ghters Karan and Gall and little grandson Keith Goodale of Dora- ville, Ga. returned home on Satur- day after spending four weeks in Bolivar visiting Mrs. Clvengers parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Trundle and Mr. Clevengers mo- ther Mrs. Esther Clevenger. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Smith and son Stewart of Alexandria, Va. spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Trundle. Fire Co. Carnival The annual Carnival of the Friendship:~ Fire Co.. will :~n on Monday, August 14 and continue through Saturday, Aug. 19 with the parade taking place on Wed- nesday evening. Starting time and! fult details will be given later. The usual number of Fire Com- panies and Other units will be re- presented. Books will be out this week for chances on the living room suite valued at $400.00 and on display at the Melvin T. Stri- der Furniture Co. in Charles Town. Solicitors will also solicit for cakes, pies and etc. to be sold at Carnival. The Fire Hall was re- cently painted and shows great im provement. The same Carnival which has served the local Fire Company for several years will again be on hand. Mrs. Charles L. Wilt has been indisposed at her home for the j past few weeks. Misss LaVerne Harrison and Carole Anne Noland returned home on Sunday after spending a week in a Church Camp in Mas sanettan, Va. Mr. Frank Decker of Grafton, W. Va. spent several days last week with relatives and friends in Bolivar. Mrs. Nellie Noland and Mrs. Jennie Snider spent Wednesday with Mrs. Ida Stunkle in Ranson. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Harber of Silver Spring, Md. spent the week end with the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilt. Philmont Ranch 1961 Trip W. C. Gleason, Scout Executive of the Shenandoah Area Council Boy Scouts of America left Win- chester, Va. on July 29 at 7 o'clock a. m. accompanied by 33 older scouts, expkorers and adult lead- rs for rugged camping experien- ces at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico. The Phitmont Ranch the national camping area for the Scout movement comprises 127,- 000 acres of rugged western coun- try on the slope of Sangre de Cris to Range in the great Rocky Moun tain chain. G. W. Hoakland, scout master of Troop 33, Shepherds. town is leader of the contingent. Assisting him as leader on the trip are Rev. Alfred Collins, Advisor Post 48, Harpers Ferry and P. H. Bowen, Committeeman, Troop 9, Winchster, Va. The Philmont Scout Ranch was the gift in 1938 and 1941 by Waite Phillips, com- prising 1127 acres of land, a res- idence, ranch building a 23 story modern office building in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Philmont is rich in wild game. It has deer, elk, coyote, antelope, i mountain lions, buffalo, wild tur, key and bear. Its hills and can- Tons teem with bird life and plenty of game fish. There is a wilderness of trees, flowers and grasses. About 12,000 Scouts and Explorers ~re testing thier camping skills on 12 day ex- peditions. They will camp on the trail, carving their own equipment and cooking their food. Horseback riding, burro packing and wilder hess surviving are combined into these expeditions. Added program features this year include photo- graphy, field archery and fores- try. Philmont has a large ranch operation. Explorers and older Scouts observe first hand hov~ to conduct a real western ranch. Some have opportunities to par ticipate in ranch activities. The )rogram for selected Explorers to work on the ranch continues to be very popular. For a month these young men do such ranch jobs as making hay, irrigation ,taking care of farm animals and etc. The Shenandoah Area Council is a par ticipating mmeber of the Winches ter, Frederick, Martinsburg, Ber- keley Community Funds and Front Royal, Warren Community Chest. By Mrs. Elsie Hamstead At Camp Frame Some of the members of the Evergreen 4-H Club had a "howl- howling good time at county camp last week at Camp Frame. Those attending included Ben and Ky Marshall, William and Johnston Everhart, Barbara, Mary Creamer, Paxton and Ned Marshall, Margar et Tamstead and Norm, and Care line Whetzel. The club will hold its August meeting Monday the 7th at 7:30 p. m. at the Presbyter- ian Church. Mrs. Stacia Fleming who has been visiting Mrs. Sadie Peggott at Hagerstown, Md. has returned to her home here with Mr. and Mrs. Mayo Snyder. Saturday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Burnett were Mr. and Mrs. Bates Morgan and children of King George, Va. Mrs, John Dick and daughter Cathy attended a birthday party for Bobby, Dick, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Dick Jr. of Hedgesvil- le, Friday evening. Mrs. Nannie Fleming of Shenan doah Junction spent several days last week with her sister Mrs. i Frank Powell. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Fore- man and children Lawrence, Lar- I ry and Madge of Akron, Ohio "were Friday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. George Cox. Mrs. Lillian Sagemuller who has been visiting in Milwaukee, Wis- consin for several months has re- turned to her home here with her son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Homer McKee. William Unger, son or Mr. and Mrs. Berkeley Unger is spending the week at Camp Michaux, Gar- dners, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wall and children of Alexandria, Va. visited Mr. and Mrs. Mayo Snyder on Sun day. The children are spending the week at the Snyders. Mrs. Frank Powell is visiting 'her granddaughter Mrs. James Gil pin at Arlington, Va. Dr. Charles Cowsert, Executive Secretary for Winchester Presby- tery will be the guest minister at the Presbyterian Church Sunday at 9 a. m. The Women's circle will meet Thursday at 7:30 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Willie Constant. The Women's Guild of Grace E. & R. Church will meet Thursday at 7:30 P. M. at the church. The Men's Brotherhood will meet at the same time and place. Mrs. Harry Sembower of Vien- na, spent last week with her cou- sin Mrs. Grace Cline. Mrs. Virginia E. Everhart at- ten4ed the convention of the W. Va. Branch of the National Assoc iation of Postmasters which was held at the Shenandoah Hotel in Martinsburg last week. Mr. and Mrs. James Dick of Hed gesville visited Mrs. John Dick and Mrs. S. C. Heinz on Sunday. LE By Mrs. Lena Ambrose Frank Harden in the U. S. A. Reserve is now at Virginia Army Guard State Military Reservation at Virginia Beach. He was called for two weks but he may stay longer. Mrs. Ruth Clegg and-Mrs. Ka- thryn Welty and sons visited Mr. and Mrs. Harold Covert and dau- ghters in Winchester Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hedges and family of Frederick viisted Mrs. Mabel Harden Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ambrose spnet Saturday evening with Mrs. Clara Dunn at Inwood. Mrs. Owen Stumbaugh and dau ghter Betty of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Potts and daughter of Bolivar visited Mr .and Mrs. Dave Gageby and daughter Joyce Wednesday evening. WSCS Meeting The WSCS of The Uvill~ Metho- dist Church wil hold their month- ly meeting Friday night at the home of Mrs. George Gageby's be ginning at 7:30 DST. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gifft and fam ily spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Manuel at Rockville, Md. Rev. and Mrs. Harold McClay of Bolivar, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lightner and son of Washington, Mr. and Mrs. David Gageby and baby of near Charles Town were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Gageby and daughter Satur- day. The Lightner family spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Gageby. Mr. and Mrs. Owen Stumbaugh of Charles Town took their daugh ter Betty and Joyce Gageby to the church camp Sunday at West Riv- er beyond Baltimore. They will spend this week there. Mrs. Earl Engle, Mrs. Dorothy Butler and daughter Ida Mary, Mr .and Mrs. Jim Kidwiler visited Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gageby Sun- day afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. James Welty and daughter of Baltimore spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Gee rge Greenwalt. Mrs. Earl Engle, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kidwiler visited'Mr, and Mrs.~ Sam Gageby in Millville Sunday night. Station Taken Down The B & O R. R. Station here is being torn down. It was bought by Mr. French of Martinsburg by a sealed bid. It will surely leave a vacant spot. The store has been discontinued here for several years. We certainly hate to see En gle isolated. Miss Ida Mary Butler celebrated her 13th birthday Monday evening with a weiner roast. Those help- ing her celebrate were her par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Butler, her grandmother Mrs. Mary En- SPIRIT OF JEFFEIISON w mm ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1961 5---B gle and her aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kidwiler. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ambrose vis ited Mr. Gregg Gibson and daugh- ter Miss Virginia Wednesday near Halltown. We are glad Mr. Gibson is on the amend. He is still con- fined to his home but able to walk around and enjoyed our com pany. We have been friends for quite a few years and he is really a good citizen and neighbor. We hope he will soon be able to get out. Mrs. Betty Kidwiler, Mrs, Mary EngIe, Mrs. Audrey Gageby and Miss Ida Mary Butler motored south last week. Thy visited Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Kidwiler in Col umbia, S. C. for a few days on their way home they toured Jamestown and Williamsbtjrg, Va. They really enjoyed their trip. POWHATAN GARDEN CLUB MEETS MONDAY, AUG, 7th The Powhatan Garden Club will meet at the home of Mrs. O. S. Bloom in Ranson on Monday night August 7th at 8 p. m. All members are asked to be present. Moscow profoundly moved by space flight. O USE THIS COUPON TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE SPIRIT ,OF JEFFERSON .. ADVOCATE Or pass it along to a friend or use it to extend or renew your own subscription. Please start sending me the Spirit of Jefferson. Advocate. Name * ** I* a* * *** QI*a at ** aa w o eo a .a*lao o$~ Street .................................... City ........................ 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