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Charles Town, West Virginia
August 6, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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~lO YEARS AGO -- 1949 ~son will have its own mot- ~.cture play house vthen the hington Theatre formally "~ doors August 15. The ern theatre has se~ting c apa- for 60~ perzons. ~. Ctiapman suffers heavy W,hen his bank barn was de- .~d by fire. contestants listed for "Miss on County". One will be n Queen to reign oc~ V-J Col Lon. and Mrs. .G. P. Morison axL offer of 7 or 8 acres of 'land in Brownville Addition ~.~ft for a si,te for the park ~h" the final figures in for the ~tin,g period ending July 18, ~on County was out in .~ront t~e highes,t percentage of in the "Oppor~tunity Bond" Solff in t'h`is county were a E bonds which is 196% Miller hurls no-hit game is blanked 1-0. Morison, Harry Barker Gilbert Miller the bril:l`iant three" of the Charles Town Legion pit0hi~g staff recorded a total of 18 against only three de- :feats to date Vhis season, cepted a ca'll to become pastor of DIED:Mrs. Virginia Feltner the Reformed C,hxr0h,, in Shep- Sma'Hwood, wife of Howard T. ~herdstown. Smallwood died in the Charles tMrs. Dav`id E. Sites announced IT own General HospitWl; Mrs. ,the approaching marriage of her ,Rosa Josephine Jones died a~ her daughter Miss Elizabeth Sites to ~home in Ranson" Mrs. Nellie Vir- Mr. Wil:llam Chester Wright of gram Dunn d~ed m Charles Town Washington, D. C. General Hospital; Harry Richard , l~esidents on E. Washington St. Tharpe, Jr. died in the Des~0on were deprived o~ their shame trees Veterans Hospital, Butler, Pc. He due to the transformatio0 of was the son of Mrs. Harry Tharpe Washington St. to a modern hig~ of Ranson and the late Mr. Thor- way. pc. E.W. Pierce died at his home in A Norfolk & Wes,tern train Middleway. ~. struck and killed Guy Watson a MARRIED:In LeeSburg, va. former resident of She,pherdstown. Miss Madeline Yvonne Lancaster, MARRIED: Mr. and Mrs. Geo- daughter of Mr .and Mrs. Edward rge W. Wilt oT Raouson announce ,Lancaster of Charles Town to Mr. Vhe approaching marriage of their *Woodro~v Kirk of Silver Spring, daughter Miss Alma Ruth Wilt to Md.; In Harpers Ferry, Miss Mary Mr. R:a~l~ph Hi Heary, son of Mr. Naylor dauShter of Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs, Fred Hflliary o~ Martins Luther W. Naylor of UVilla ~o Mr. ~burg. Fred McCauley of Charles Town. Announcement has been made -------- of l~he engagement of Miss Edith 30 YEARS AGO -- 1929 Anne Shirley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Shirley, Charles M. M. Jenkins purchased the dwell Town to Mr. Norman Richard ing of Elmer Ronemus on Second Thayer son of Mr. and FMrs. Nor- Ave., Ra,nson together with an un m'a,u T. Thayer of Camp Hill Har improved lot a(~joining from Char pets Ferry, tles H. Strider. DIED: In C. T. General Hospit- al, John L. Walsh of Harpers Fer 20 YEARS AGO---1939 ry; at the C. T. Gem Hospital The Rev. Sheldon C. Mackey ae Jesse Albert Propps, lifelong res- Short, Long or Intermediate Term (Land Bank or PCA)---For Any Farm Purpose. --Repayment Plan to Fit Farm Income--- "---Credit Life Insurance Available if Desired-- FARM CREDIT CO-OP. ident o Halitown; at her home on ~Vhe Starry farm, north o.f town, !Mrs. Annie Horner Nesmith. In. a ba,t~h of deeds fi.led for re- cord in t~he County :Clerk's office was o~'~e of rare distin,ct,ion. The deed conveyed to Peter Jones, lot 1, block 2, Camp Hill from the ,Government of the Uni,ted States and was signed by Jefferson Davis Secretary of War and was dated Decem,ber 12, 1856. The instru- ment also bears the name of Ed- 'ward Lucas Jr. Pay master and ~Military Storekeeper at the U. S. Armory at Harpers Ferry. W. W. HAMMOND, Asst. Sec.-Treas. y Agent's Office - 10-12 Standard Time Shepherdstown 4441 or Martinsburg AM 7-8011 40 YEARS AGO -- 1919 DIED: In ~he Johns Hopkins Hospital, Bal,timore, Dr. Charles W. Link a dentist of MarU,nsburg and a n~.tive of Duffield's ,this county; at his home near Middle- ,way, Ferdinand Senseny; at the home of her daug,hter, Mrs. Wil- liam B. Woodward in Charles Token, Mrs. Mar,~ha Heidwohi; on ,~he street in Martinsburg, Dr. l~d- ........... ~g,.~ PITTS - JEFFERSON THEATRE C TOWN, W. VA. 2:00 M. P. M. Night 7:15 & 9:15 P. M. Children 25c - Adults 50c Wednesday and Thursday August 5 and 6 BIG HORROR SHOW! a purr to a roqr, smooth listenlng is yours at all times Sonotone's latest hearing-seeing duet -- a slim-trim eyeglass aid. Only eyeglass hearing aid with exclusive AVC (Auto- Volume Control) to soften sudden, loud noises. Fashion-thin for both men and women. Also latest "Tuck-A-Way" styles who don't wear glasses. COME IN. SEE AND HEAR FOR YOURSELF-- "THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES" Friday and Saturday August 7 and 8 ROY B. FURR Manager 733 South Potomac Street I Hagerstown, Md. Phone Hagerstown REgent 3-3242 or Charles Town 825 10 e Mile South of Winchester, Va., on Rt. 11, and Mile West. Follow Signs to Sale. Friday, August 7th. 10:00 A. M. 57 Milking,and Springing Cows. 13 Heifers to Freshen in Fall. 27 Yearlings and Calves. Sunday and Monday August 9 and 0 BOB HOPE RHONDA FLEMIN Sunday Shows:--3 & 8 P. M. Tuesday and Wednesday August 11 and M-G-M present~ .:-i:!!~j!~ AUDREY HEPBURN ANTHONY PERKINS GREEN MANSIONS ... tho forbidden forests LEE J. COBB beyond the Amazon! ~. ~< 300 Full Herd Certified and Accredited. Third High Herd Frederick Gal. Bulk Tank and Pipe Line Line of Machinery. Hay and Straw. Co. Milker. Thursday - Friday - Saturday August 13, 14 and 15 BIG DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM ROSEMARY B. CAMBELL, ADMINIsTRATRIX ESTATE OF C. E. CAMBELL For Information Contact: STAN HAWORTH AUCTION CO., Phone 812, Winchester, Va. or H. J. WILSON Phone 8-5251 Catlett, Va. July 23 3t. PLUS-- RE~E ez~ ~gar Lee Smith a native of Middle- way. Roy. Arthur M. Lewis sold ~he Palmer farm of 55 acres west of Kabletown to Charles Tyson But- cher for $9500. A rainfall of seven inches up to this date in July ,made it t)he wet- test Ju~ly in the ree0rd of ~he wen- th~kr service locaHy. new parking ordinance be- came effective in Charles Town. It became unlawful to tie the hor ses on Waxhin~ton St. between width winners from o~her Eas~e~ States at Ri~chmond, Virginia, dur ing the State Fair of Virginia la- ter this year. Judges for ,this event will be W. C. N[cClernan and R. R. Chris- man, Pi,~tSburgh, Pa. of ,the Am- erican Oil Company; James Cope- man, Fairmont, of the Mononga- hela Power Company and various Coun,ty AgriculZural Extension Ser vice Agents. The 1958 winner of the contest was 2~m Nay of Harr~so,n Coun- Samuel and West Streets. ty. 50 YEARS AGO --- 1909 . I~ Judge Daniel 'Bedinger Lucas ) IH dieu~ -- Ricat "on Halt, his home east of ~hurles Town. iI ~ Jo:h,,-~ G. Y~anagan died suddenly I IV at his. home near t~he Virginia Ore SAAA AAA lira nml I i r arnk S "" rr r Typhoid fever caused the death ~)~IUUIUUU 0m flA of J. Win. Pillow at the home of ,his sister Mrs. William Ni,cewarner Farm families in Berkeley and in Charles Town. Jefferson coun,ties borrowed more ~aT :t~kebsr~l?t(o~ko !fhoW~i :hr ~: v~,:d'es ~h~n~:4 Or~ ~O: Olonml Ind fmund~r: . ..-,, tAUII 1 ' 'P d U " e s'ty, ,during the fiscal year ending Jt~ne England was married in Zion Epis 30, 19,59, according to a repot~t this copal Ghurch, Charles Town to week by Rober~ I~McKown, the ~Miss Grace Elizabeth Drakefo~d a agency's county supervasor. native of England. During the year borrowers re- - " ~ur,ned to the U. S. Treasury $212, 60 YEARS AGO -- 1899 103 of vthie~h $46,923 was interest. Loans made by ,the Farmers Attorney George P. Shirley a ,ha .... ,. ^ ^~ .... ..,~, ............Home Administration are mcreas- tzv~ uz lll.~l J.V&lU'UltlWr~ty W~ /llb~-- , .......... ried a't Parson w y~ t~.~ 1~i~ 1~lJ~ Tng in size a,ecormng ,~o mcu.ow~u. ...................... F r x le r hie Tatbott of Tucker Coun,ty W~ o e .azr~p , ten. yea s. ago FHA ~a ' opera~mg loans m ~erKeaey ann ---A c~harter was issued to the Be~- Jefferson counties averaged $1,397 v~r~r~ ~,-~w~= r~,~m~r~, ,f ~.~ 'v~h,ile ~his past year the same type '-~" ........................." f lo ....... , , ,o an averageo $7. oo~ per oor pets Ferry with an authorized cap ~ , " ~,~.4 ,-,f ~nn nan rower. The growing need for cap- "~7 ............ rtal stems from in,flation expand By the will of ~he late John D. , - ,R`ichardson, ,probated at St. Jos- ed o pera~Vions ,a,rad ~he adoption o$ eph, Missouri, ~he sum o $5,000 modern farming methods, he said: was lefit to the Episcopal High Local Faz~mers Home Admin`is- School near Alexandria, Va. i,tration borrowers during the pas,t year used about $219,670 in oper- 70 YEARS AGO- 1889 ating loans to ,pay for feed, seed, traotor .fuel and ~ther items need T, he B. & O. Railroad was sell- ang round trip tickets to Atlantic City, good .for ten days for $7.50 ~rom Charles Town. MARRIED: I,~ CIharles Town by the Rev. A. C. Hopkins, OerMd D. Moore to Miss Kate L. Janney, b