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Charles Town, West Virginia
August 3, 1961     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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Dunn, Jr. Named West Virginia's Farmer Of America Star Farmer Dunn, Jr., 21, operator acre dairy farm in Kear- near Charles Town has as the West Virginia Farmers of America Star for 1961. With the hon- 'were bestowed on him 23 at the annual state at Jackson's Mill for $125 from Monon Power Company. is one of seven children and Mrs. Stanley Dunn Sr. a dairy farm in the Star Farmer is a mem the Charles Town chapter He is a past president of an da past delegate FFA convention.- Prey include the State qf age on June 19, I am making arrangements to obtain a loan of my own in order to release Dad from his financial responsibility. He wants to assist my bother Max, who graduated t!rom high school this spring". "The first two years on my farm I was faced with my hardships and problems. The land was very run down and had been out of pro duction for two years. There was no electricity on the farm and the water system was very poor. Electricity and a new waler sy- stem have been installed. Needed Stock For Balance "Because of the size of the farm I need a large number of live- stock to balance the crop produc- tion. I wanted to start in dairying and Home Improvement, but did not have the finances to won" in 1958. !buy milk cows, dairy equipment, Dunn, Jr. now owns out and housing all at the same time. farm he has been oper- I did start buying all the good title to the farm, plus dairy calves that I could afford responsibility was and now have 71 head of (]airy cat to him on his 21st bir tie. June 19. "I have just completes making is Sta~ley's report 011 how 120 tons of timothy-clover hay, all was obtained. Quoting of excellent quality. There are 18 FFA report: "Obtaining acres of barley, 52 acres of wheat to buy a farm of was the greatest step in my farming program. I purchased in 1958 has and is located five miles home farm. My father !I would have difficulty in [:it all, but I was deter- try. With Dad's help, Was borrowed from a pri- to purchase the I will become 21 years and 90 acres of corn. I am now building a loafingshed for my cat- tle and plan to build a four-cow- on-a-side heringbone milking par- lor. I definitely feel that dairying will provide the best future on my farm." Stanley has this to say of farm ing: "With all of its uncertainties and long hours; t still believe far ruing is one of the grealest pro- fessions or businesses a young Reliable as a cok crow at break of day! So, why not try us the next time you have a prescrip- tion that requires carxful compounding ? We value your patronage. 1946 Charles Town High Graduatim Clas! Enjoys @ Members of the 1946 graduating class of Charles Town High School had a most enjoyable reunion Saturday, July 1, at Jefferson County Memorial Park with about 25 graduates and their families attending this first reunion of the class. Dr. Pat Lewis of Colo- nial Heights, Md., president of the class in 1946, was present and presided for a short business session. One of the highlights of the reunion was the holding of a memorial service to the late John K. Vickers, a member of the class. The group as shown in the above picture are, first row, left to right:--Dr. Pat Lewis, Doris Robinson, Ruby Webster, Thelma Clipp. Mary Margaret Johnson, Dorcas Heiner. Doris Walker, Charles Slusher, Betty Jane Livers, Dorothy ~hamblin, l~rs. John Vickers, and Betty Jane Kisner. Second row. left to right:--Gladys Sutler, Anne Tabb, Jane Strider, Dorothy Bohrer, Betty Lee Nothstein, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Lowery. Third row, left to right:--Mrs. Reger, Angus McDonald, Elaine Moore and BHI Link. man can undertake. It is a highly competitive business that provides a challenge each day. It is an ex- cellent way to live and to make a living. I am proud that I have made a satisfactory beginning in farming. This would have been impossible without the help of my parents and the training received in vocational agriculture courses and in the FFA." Stanley estimates that the in- creased value of his farm by $8,- 000 by improvements that include installation of electricity, install- ation of a water system, erection of a 14x50 foot concrete silo, re- modeling of corn cribs from 750 to 3,000 bushel capacity, applicat- ion of 650 tons of marl to the farm, construction of a large cat- tle shed 40 by 100 feet, repair of fences and improvement of the land. Stanley had his first dairy calf when he was eight years old. He did chores on the farm and helped feed the young cattle to pay for the calf. He entered 4-H at the age of ten. He increased his own cat- tle herd to four by 1954 and in 1955 and 1956 showed the Grand Champion dairy female at the county fair. Fi Tale gAug 10 9 Farm Talent Round-Up Con- mit Point, W. Va. will give the test, elections of Local Board and invocation. Group singing will be Farm Home Advisory Committee led by Miss Nancy Blue of Shen- members, plus operations reports, andoah J~nction, W. Vs. will be Ihe highlight of the Sou-I A report on local operations thern Statets Cooperative annual i and services will be given by Cecil membership meeting for the Ran F. Nichols, manager of Southern son area on Thursday, Aug. 10 at EStates Charles Town Coop., Ran- I son, W. Va. I Thomas W. Tuggle, Jr. of Win- chester, Va. a member of the 6 p. m. EST at Bardane Commun ity Center, Ranson, W. Va. Patron-members who are plan- ning to attend the business sess- ion should contact Cecil F. Nich- ols, manager of Southern States Charles Town Coperative for spec ial meal tickets. The Farm Talent Round-up Con test is being sponsored by South ern States in cooperation with the Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour Television Show. The contest is open only to am ateurs who are 12 years of age or over on July 17, 1961. They must be members of the immediate fam flies of a Southern States patron or a farmer. Neither professional entertainers, employees of South- ern States Cooperative or its re- tail outlets and members of their families, are eligible for the con- test. About 350 similar contests will be held throughout the five state operating territory of Southern States Cooperative prior to Sep. tember 15. The winning local act will be el- FIDUCIARY NOTICE ! " I have ~n my hands .for fiJa&l se,t, tlement l)he accounts of the follow~ng fiduciaries: M~ry E. Young, AdminJst, r~brix of the Es,ta:te of E~wavd R. Young, deceased. T. W. STEPTOE, " Commissioner of Accounts, Jefferson County, W; Vs. July 27-2t: In Russia they haye a TV in igible to compete with winning ev~y~otel ro~m-:only it watche~, a~ts dram 9ther communities m. you: ~~ *~ ~ ~' O~it~ Of 10 regional elimination con ~~~u~~~~~~r. i!~{;!~ :!;~!~ :i:il! :i:i:i: ~!!:!:i:: lii~i~i ::i:i~( i:!:ili~ :i:i:i ::i::::::::71~ m gains m m = u mm m imm~ mmm smm m mm mm in [] mm n~ I m m m m m ammm~ mm m mmm mm Im ~m mm IroN IN mu m m m mm mm mmm I m~ I mm mm i IT ' : Our Extra Special for r Bargain ' Be a Table of "See What You Only $1. Included in the Will Can Get" for and Will Be 14 Pairs of. Shoes, Sleeveless Blouses, Bermuda Shorts, Cotton Knit Tops, Belts and A ew Pairs of Gloves. rlS [] = []= im ms [] [] [] am mm i am im ms m ms Off e m , and Formerly $7.98 & $5.98 For $ Shorts and Peddle Pushers--The Best Buy Ever Now at Half Price By Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr Buffet Supper Aug. 13 The Womens Society of Christ- ian Service are having a buffet supper Sunday evening, August 13 at the Leetown Methodist Church 5:30 to 7:30. The menu will be i country ham, turkey, green beans, buttered corn, potato salad, slaw, sliced tomatoes, butter rolls, pick les, coffee, iced tea, l~pt dogs and cake, just a free will offering. Come out and have a good supper. Mrs. B. H. Riddleberger of Char SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE THITRSI)AY, AU(,UST 3, 1:)61 , E(TION ly. Their friends have had a house warming party for lhem. Mrs. Clifford Starliper has been on the sick list recently. Mrs. B. II. Riddlberger and Operation Abolition Film To Be Shown At Legion Meeting Tonight The regular monthly meeting of Jackson Perks Post No. 71, Am- erican Le~ion will be held Thurs- day evening, August 3rd at 8:00 P. M. DST at The Legion Hom(~ in Charles Town. Mr. Ray Sencendiver, Deputy Director. W. Vs. Dept. of Veterans Affairs ~ill have charge of the program for the evening and will be glad to answer any questions regarding veterans and their af- fairs. Mrs. Clark Furr were callers Stm day afternoon with Mrs. Mary A 45 minute film 'Operation A bolition' concerning Un-American activities in this country will be shown. Charges On Any Sale Items and No Phone Calls [] ) mm RANSON,~ WEST VIRGINIA .= ilfl IIIlHHlllIlUillliImllIillIHIHmllIHIHIHIHHIllllIIIIIlIHIIlHIlHIlllllHll~ te~ts. The winner at each elimin- ation contest will be given an ex- pense-paid trip to the Southern States Annual Stockholders Meet ing in Richmond, Vs. on October 26-27 to compete in the final con- test at which Ted Mack will be the master of ceremonies. The 10 regional elemination con tests will be judged'by a talent scout from the Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour Television Show. The winner at ,Richmond will be given a three day expense paid trip to New York to appear on the Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour Television Show, plus $100.00 cash The second place winner will re- ceive $150.00 cash, while the third place winner will receive a cash award of $100.00. Appropriate ribbons will also be awarded to the top three acts in each, local, regional and final contest. Leo Widmyer of Charles Town will serve as chairman of the local meeting. The Rev. James Reckley Pastor Methodist Church of Sum- PROTECTION IS A JOB FOR PROFESSIONALS A professional is a man skilled in his work; sure, swift, and positive in his efforts. Professional help is available in insurance too, whenever you need it~ An expert analysis of your insurance ne'eds is I. provided as a part of our P.S., Personal Service. We put your interests first. H. S. CLOPPER, JR. Insurance, and Real Sstate and Bonds 120 E. Washington Street Charles Town, W. Vs. Telephone 216 A|It tile "~IIlHI Southern States Regional staff will report on over all Southern States Operations for the year end ed last June 30. Nominees for the local South- ern States Board for the Ranson area are: Robert Liskey, Kearneys ville; Roy Mason. Caleb Burns and Joe Brooks all of Charles Town. Nominees for the Farm Home Advisory Committee are: Mrs. Robert P. McGarry, Jr. Shenan- doah Junction; Mrs. J. V. Kite, Jr., Kearneysville; Mrs. C. D. Bayer and Mrs. F. B. Wysong of Charles Town. Members of the board whose term expires this year are J. V. Kite. Members of the Farm Home Advisory Committee whose terms expire this year are: Mrs. John Laycock and Mrs. John Rissler. les Town was a caller Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr. Julia Kyner Gardiner and Mrs. J. Frank Gardner of Charles Town spent the weekend wflh Mr. and Mrs. John Gardner and family. Mr. Clark Furr spent last week in Morgantown, W. Va. attending Fire School. The Leetown Methodisl Church had their Sunday School picnic at the park in Charles Town Sunday with a very good attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stuckey of California and Mrs. Nora Watson of Tomahawk were callers Sunday afternoon with Mrs. J. S. Locke. Miss Rose Marie Coslello and Miss Geraldine Frills of Washing ton. D. C. were weekend guests of Mr, and Mrs. Kenneth Frills. ' Mr. and Mrs. C. H Walker have moved into their new home recent Bruce Furr. Mr. and Mrs. C. ti. Walker and Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Winkler and Dougie drove to Fort I)ix, N. J. Sunday to see Mr. and Mrs. John ny Winkler and son. The l,eetown Toppers 4-H Club won some awards at Camp Frame last week. Jeannie Sagle, Doll Up right and Suzette Heinz got their Lucky Pennies; Campbell Tabb his Tribal Royalty Emblem. Mr. and Mrs. tierb Kissling and family of Harpers Ferry enjoyed a picnic supper Sunday evening with the Lyle Tabb family. The Busy Workers 4-It Club brought home some aawrds from Camp Frame: Chippy Silveous, his Lucky Penny; Vicki Blue her Tri bal Loyalty Emblem; Wayne Brew er the Spirit of the Camp; Lud- imilla Bratina her Chartering Pin Talk of Bangkok: "Cold war'~ Jails to arouse Thais. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY JEFFERSON COUNTY CHARLES TOWN, W. SCHOOLS VA. III n ir SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 1961 10:00 A. M. (DST) 'n' Wear Combinations Behind Charles Town Junior High School The Following to be Offered to highest bidder: 4 - Science Tables 42" x 72" 3 - Science Tables 24" x 72" These tables have storage space and will make excellent work benches. 9 - Tables--Various Sizes. 2 - Cupboards. 5- Desks with typing well. -Set 6 Section Folding Doors 8'x-'5' opening. 2- Heavy Duty Hand Trucks. 1- School Bus Cha is with Body---(Good for river cabin). Some Old Sash. August 3 T. A. LOWERY, Jeffer n County and 10 - 2t. Reg. $55.00 ......... NOW $41.25 Reg. 15.00 ......... "' $39.95 ......... " 29.95 I II i 6 i $12.95 .......... N W $9.70 SHORT SLEEVE $8.95 .......... " 6.75 $7.95 .......... " I d II I Superintendent Schools. $29,95 ........... NOW 18.75 [] $25.00 ..........." .'or $22.95 ........... " 17.25 I I I I I II IIIIIIII II All Sale Merchandise Regular atocl o Special Buying Reg. $14.95 .........NOW $11.00 $13.95 ......... " 10.00 $12.95 " 9.50 I I fl I U Straws, Bermuda Shorts, Blouses Also 25% Reduction on Dobbs and Berg Manhattan Phone 353 Charles Town, W. Vo. /, i ii )17i