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From a total of 42 entries in the registered quarter horse and the thoroughbred divisions of the 49th annual exhibitions of the Charles Town Horse Show Assoc- iation, Inc., staged last Friday morning at Charles Town Race Course a yearling bay colt owned by Miss E. S. Bromley of the Plains, Va. was named the grand champion show horse. Winner of the reserve champ- ionship was a yearling brown colt owned by Miss Julia Shearer of Meander Farm, Locust Dale, Va. Friday's winning exhibitors by class were: Registered quarter horse mare and foal, judged together: first prize of $50 went to Poppy Four a six year old Sorrell mare, owned by Redmund, Jr. Second place went to Slash Handy Lady, an eight year old Sorrell mare, own- ed by Mrs. Edwin Mower of Poca Dot Farms. Class No. 12-Yearlings suitable to become stock horses; first place went to Buzzie D. a bay stallion yearling, owned by James C. Shel ly; second place went to Dolly Power a sorrell mare, yearling, owned by Leonard Wright and third place to Frisky Bar a:sorrell stallion yearling owned by Mrs. Edwin Mower of Poca Dot Farms. Apple King, a sorrell stallion owned by James C. Shelly was the only entry in the stallion class. In the thoroughbred foal class the entry of a grey colt and foal owned by Miss E. S. Bromley, was named first; the entry of John S. Pettibone, a grey filly was second and the entry of Miss Bromley, a brown colt and foal, placed third Fourth place went to a brown filly owned by William Page of Fred- erick, Md. In Class No. 15-Thoroughbred Broodmares, first place went to Quaker Bennett, a grey mare own ed by John S. Pettibone; second place went to Roy Press, a six year old mare owned by F. A. Howard,- Warrenton, Va.; third place went to Bright Baby, owned by Denton Farms of The Plains, Va. and fourth place went to Flips Joy, a grey mare owned by Miss Emma S. Bromley. Class No. 16-Thoroughbred Year ling Filly, first place went to the entry of Mr. and Mrs. S.H. Rogers Jr. of Leesburg, Va.; second place went to entry of John S; Pettibone and third place went to Susie Page a bay/filly owned by William 1961 Clvll War Centennial 1 Page el Frederick,, Md.. Fourth place went to Brigllt Venus, a One year old baby filly, owned by Briar Hill Farm of Delaplane, By Miss Margaret Houser Va. Mr. and Mrs. Berkeley Winters Class No. 17- Thoroughbred and son of Harpers Ferry were yearling colt or gelding, first Saturday evening guests of her place the bay colt yearling owned parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wat. by Miss E. S. Bromley; second son and attended the Church of place the brown colt yearling en- God Picnic. try of Miss Julia Shearer; third Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tabler of place the bay colt yearling owned by William J. McDonald and four th place went to the brown colt yearling of Mrs. James N. An- drews Jr. Class No. 18-Thoroughbred two year old in training for flat rac- ing-First place went to Night Re- treat, a brown two year old colt owned by Mrs. James N. Andrews Jr.; second place went to Peace, owned by F. A. Howard of War-: renton, Va.; third place winne’ was Bodacious Big, owned by Mrs. James A. Andrews, Jr. Class No. 19-Success Class for yearling colts, fillies br geldings- first place to the brown colt year- ling of Miss Julia Shearer; second prize to the bay colt yearling of Miss Bromley; third place to the bay filly owned by Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Rogers Jr. and fourth place to the entry of John S. Pettibone: I The quotations of The Blue Ridge Livestock Sales at Charles Town Monday, July 31, 1961. Receipts of hogs and cattle light with a good demand for all classes on sale, Feature of sale was prime veal top $29.50; hogs and cattle active. Choice butcher steers none; god butcher steers 20.00 to 22.50; plain to medium sters 17.00 to 19.- 00; choice butcher heifers none; good butcher heifers 19.00 to 21.00 plain to medium heifers 14.00 to 18.00; good bulls 19.00 to 20.50; ptain to medium bulls 16.00 to 18.- 50; commercial cows 15 50 to 16.- 50; utility cows 14.50 to 15.50; can ners and cutters 14.50 down; cows They both placed their faith in The Hartford bythe head up to 175.00; stacker * and feder steers tip to 23.00; stock heifers and bulls by the head up Side by side in tim home office of The Hartford Insurance Croup to 140.00; [ Choice to prime calves 26.00 to are two historically significant docthments. One is the Hartford fire [ 29.50; good butcher calves 23.00 to insurance policy on the home of Abraham Lincoln/n Springfield9 26.0; medium butcher calves 21.00 Illinois, dated February 8, 1861. . to 23.00; thin calves 20.00 down; The document ] eside it is Robert E. I e*s s gned applk oa fat heavy calves 18.00 to 26.00; Blue head grade lambs 19.20; It Hartford policy on his famous "Arlington" mansion iuat araost red head grade lambs 17.90; red the Potomac Washington, dated October 17, 1859. shoulder grade lambs 15.00; but- char ewes 2.50 to 6.00; stock ewes Ifyouwould like a free facsimile of these per head up to 14.25; plus l ints of Lincoln and Lee uitabh for framing, Good butcher hogs 18.70 to 19. please contact us--we 11 be glad to send them yet•, 10; medium butcher hogs 17.50 to 18.50; heavy butcher hogs 15.00 to 18.2 butcher sows 11.00 to 15.00; heavy feedrs and light butcher hogs 17.00 to 21.00; shoats per hun dred 24.00 down; pigs per head up to 14.00; heavy boars 10.00 to 11.00 stags none; sows and pigs up to 63.00; stock boars 11.00 to 15.00; i Miscellaneous Sales start 11:00 M.-L/vestoek Sales 1:50 P. M, t ' each Monday, WASHINGTON, ALEXANDER & COOKE Phone 29 Charles Town, W. Va. ,l~ffnM ITa~tford Fire 'Insurance Company t~:~1~ ..*.~ ] ~ ]Hlut~rd Zu~ancc Group. Haztford~ / 1 r " " T OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND TOOLS NEAR HILLSBORO, VIRGINIA SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 1961 STARTING AT 10:00 O'CLOCK A. M. (D.S.T) If raining sale will be held FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, at the same time. Discontinuing Housekeeping, We Will Sell ~tt Our Home located about nine miles North of Hillsbo~o, Va., or 1 mile South of Sandy Hook Bridge, at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., on Route 671 (IiMlsboro to llgrl~rs Ferry Road) the Entire Contents of Our Home as Follows: FURNITURE Nora. Refrigerator, Dinette Set With 6 Chairs; Kitchen Cabinet, 3-Piece Living Room Suite, 21-inch Phlleo Television Set, 2-yegrs old; Chin~ Closet, Selid Walnut Handmade Desk; 4-Piece Cherry" l~edro0m S~Lite with Box Springs and Intcrspring Mattress; Combination Desk and Bookcase; Hollywood Bed and M~ttress; 3 Metal Beds, Springs and Mattresses; ]fl~,y ]Bed ~nd Cot; Bureau, Walnut Handmade Corner Bookcase, Vanity Dresser, 2 Victrolas with Records; Several Stands, Straight and Rocking Chairs; 2 Congoleum Rugs, Lot of Scatter Rugs, lVIgytog Washer, Round Chin~ Closet, 2 Wood Cabinets for Kitchen; Piano a~nd Stool 3 M~ple Chairs, Small Wooden Corner Cabinet, Mus/e C~binet, 2 Radios, Ma~awlne Backs, Platform Rocker, Chest of Drgwers, 2 Telephone Stands, 2 Coffee Tables, Elec- tric Lamps. One 12 Gauge and One New 410 Gauge Shot Grins; Two 22 Remington Rifles, One 303 British and One 6.5 Italian Carbine High Powered Rifles; (All Guns in good condition); New Bassinet, 2 Cuckoo Clocks, Westinghous@ 2 Spee6 Floor Fan, Brass Fireplace Set, Lot of L~wn Ornaments, Porch Furniture, 26-inch Boy's R~llfast Bicycle, good as new; Sled, Several Oil Lamps, Lot of Dishes (Some An- tique); Step Ladder, Extension L&dder, Fire Gra~. Lot of New A~phait ~ile, g Sn~ll Kitchen Step Ladders,, Large Fl&t Top Desk, Curtain Stretchers, ~ng Iron Pot with Flowers; Lot of Pa4nt, ...... Carpenter Tools of All Kinds including 6 Hand S&ws; Large Electric ~t Slicer for Store; 2-Pair Store Scales with Weights; 2-Pair Stlllyards, ~ Iron Tes- kettles, 2 Dinner Pots, Butcherirtg Eqntpment'trtduding Iron Pot, Stuffer, Sausage Grinder, Sorapets, HookS, Etc.; Iron Griddles, Glass Jars, Lot of Lumber, Extrs Lot of Farm and Garden Tools ~sueh-as ~ Digging Irons, 8hovels, Pruners, Ggrden Hose, Hand G~rden Plow, Rubber Tired Wheellm~or, Ha~d L~wn Mower, Drum, Wire Fence, Set of,Trailer Wheels and Axle; Several Tire~ including sizes 670x15, 710x15, 6OOxl6, some neurly new; and M~ny Other Articles that are toe num- erous to mention. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE:--This is as good, cleatt furniture as you will find at axty sale, and many, m~nr tools of all kinds~all in ~ood condition. Plan now to~ attend this sale. MR. and MRS. PAUL STAUBS, SR. HARPERS FERRY, W. VA. PHONE HILLSBORO NOrth 8-5740 SALE CONDUC'rED BY: NORTHERN VIRGINIA AUCTION CO. LEONARD BOWMAN, Purcellville, Va. El) .8-~116 JAMES deBUTTS, ~ilton, Va. GI 5-4120 Ladies of Ebernezer Methodist Church of ItfliSboro Will Serve Lunch. Jury 27 a ad A g ast 3. Martinsburg were Saturday guests of Mr .and Mrs. Harold Harding and son and Mrs. Annie Loudan. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houser Sr. and daughters motored to Charles Town on Saturday and helped their son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houser Jr. to move. Carolyn Hill of Winchester and Ruth Ellen Hoffmaster of Martins burg visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hill and Mrs. F. A. Hill recently. Miss Alma Lee Knott, S. N. of Kings Daughters Hospital in Mar- tinsburg was a weekend guest of Mrs. Charles Knott and son and Mrs. Florence Runion. Mr. and Mrs. William Hough Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. William Hough Jr. and sons spent part of last week at Ocean City, Md. Friday evening guests of Mrs. John Moler and sons were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ranaldi and child. ren of Hyde Park, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Hoffmaster and children of Rockville, Md., Mr. and Mrs. William Trail and dau ghter of Alexandria, Va. Mr .and Mrs. Charles Ranaldi of Hyde Park, N. Y. who has been visiting Mrs. Moler and other re- latives returned home on Sunday. Mr..and Mrs. Edgar Mills and daughter and Mrs. Annie Mary Hetzel motored to Washington, D. C. on Sunday and visited Mrs. W. S. Geary and family. Susie Mills who spent the past week at the Geary home returned home with her parents. Mr. Harvey Eichleberger who is at a rest home near Hagerstown, Md. visited his son and daughter, in-law Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eich- leberger and cahildren. , Mr. and Mrs. Berkeley Custer and daughter• of Jefferson Ter- race, Charles Town were Suflday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Loud an and son Mr. and Mrs, Charles Webb and son of Alexandria, Va. was also guests. Mrs. Harvey Kidwiler is a patient in the Winchester Memorial Hos- pitaL Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Houser and daughter of Hagerstown, Md. were Sunday guests of his parents lvir. and Mrs. Ernest Houser Sr. and daughter. Other guests on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Moler and son of Charles Town. Mrs. A. R. Thompson of Molers Cross Roads visited Mrs. Annie Loudan and Mr. and Mrs. Harold ORDER OF PUBLICATION Circuit Court of Jefferson Court ty, West Virginia Leola Bennett Miller, plaintiff v. Civil Action No. 154 Paul William Miller, Defendant The object of theabove entitled action is to obtain a divorce from the bonds of matrinfony. And it appearing by an affidavit filed in this action that the defen- dant, Paul William Miller is a non resident of the State of West Vir ginia it is ordered that Paul Wil- liam Miller do serve upon James M. Mason, 3d, plaintiff's attorney Whose address i$ Mason Bldg. Charles Town, W, Va. an answer or other defense to the complaint filed in this action on or before September 6, 1961, otherwise if you fail to do so, thereafter jud- gement, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in said complaint. A copy of said com- plaint can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at his office. Entered by the Clerk of said Court July 1901. W. M. JONES Clerk of Court Aug. 3-3t paid PRIMING CAN 5AVE YOUR TIME e Every l usiness man's life these days ;s • hunt for time• Lef us suggest printed forms on Ham. mermill papers which will serve as time-savers in your bus ness ...... ' 6 FOR ALL OF YOUR PRINTING NEEDS We Are As Close As Your Telephone --- CALL 222 -- JEFFERSON PUBLISHING CO., INC. Charles Town, W• Va. Harding and son thi week. was announced this week by Shu'cSPIRIT OF , F RSOI Miss Nancy S hamel Of Bruns- ley Hunt, president of the fire- 2 THURSDAY, AUGUST wick, Md. visited John Harding on men. The location and time of the -- Sunday. showing will be announced later Mr. and Mrs. Francis Young and Hunt said. children of Holidaysburg, Pa. Tickets are however on sale were the weekend guests of her from any member of the fire de- uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Rus- partment at $1 for adults and 50 sell Best. cents for children. Mr. Robert Morrison, Mrs. Mil .... dred Hinton of Baltimore, Md. ac KIWANIANS WILL HEAR companied by Mrs, Strother Mar- ABOUT 3-M PLANT AT risen motored to Terra Alia, W. THURSDAY MEETING Va. on Sunday and visited Mrs. Morrison's husband whb is at Members and-- uests of the Char Hopemont. les Town Kiwanis Club will have Miss Dixie Kay Houser visited as their guests Thursday night, Monday night with Miss Rosalee several officials from the 3-M Kern of Jefferson Ave. in Charles Plant at Middleway who will ex- Town. plain about the work being ,car- Mr. and Mrs. Richard Houser ried on at the new plant. Dinner and daughter visited Mr. and Mrs. will be served at 6:15 p. m. by the Kenny Hoffman and sons of Mar- management of the Blue Grass tinsburg Sunday afternoon. Inn at the hotel. All Board mere- Mr. Richard Houser and daugh- bars are asked to remain after ter visited Mrs. Edna Kern and the meeting for the August meet- Mr. and Mrs. Harold Basore and ing of directors at 7:30 p. m. The son of Harpers Ferry Sunday club's 35th anniversary party is night, set for August 17th at the Hilltop Hotel. The annual family picnic will be held at Memorial Park on Thursday, August 24th. King Brothers Circus To Play Charles Town Wednesday, August 30 FESTIVAL AT BAKERTON THURSDAY, AUGUST 1O The Methodist Church at Baker ton will hold a festival on Aug. 10 starting at 5:00 o'clock on the The King Brothers Circus, one church lawn. If it rains it will be of the largest three ring circuses in the hall. For sale will be soup, in the nation will play in Charles chicken salad sandwiches, country Town on Wednesday, August 30, ham sandwiches and hamburgers, under auspices of the Charles home made ice cream, cake, pies, Town Citizen's Fire Company, it candy lemonade, iced tea. F 121 North Charles CHARLES TOWN, W. TELEPHONE 486 Gal. SUPER KEM- TONE - $5.95 - 6 Discontinued Colors LOXON--Basement - - - $4.40 - PACON LATEX $3.49 - UTILITY IN OR OUT - $3.49 - BARN WHITE - - - $3.49 - OUTSIDE WHITE - - . $4.50 - WALL PAPER iON SALE, ~~~~~~~~~~~~1~~~~~~~~~~~H~M~~~~u~~~~mnmH~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~H~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ t Regular Price SALE PRIC / • q~ • • e • O • • ! xl • • • • • @ • • d) O • • • • • O e • e • e t t ,J @ • t O $ t t O ! • • • 0 • t it I! • • • • e t • • • • • t • • • • m • • • • • • • • • • • • e e • • • o • • e • • I • • • • • • • O • • e • • • • • • • e, • • • • • g t O O • O • o o • • • • • • • • • • • m • • • • @ @ $ ~ ~ O • O • • @ • • • • • .J a • 4J O • @ • • $ O O O $ 0 mm • • • • • st • in Aft O O O O @ @ @ O O •@ ~ 0 @ @ @ O0 @ Closet........................ [] $e$ - (t • @ • • • • • 9 • E [] Be Sure to Come in and Register, No Obligations, For Our Big FREE tore P;rize of a a autiful Sams !te C rd ,,, For More-Bonanzd Bargains, : '%. = ne 162 WE DELIVER Charles Town