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3]our C ull Service C ank N here anking Is q leasure NO SERVICE CHARGE- NO MINIMUM BALANCE A Community Cornerstone Since 1871 ~4~mlt~tmmdm imtt mpm~ H H I I Quotations of the Blue Ridge Livestock Sales, at Charles Town, W. Va Monday, Aug. 12, 1968. Receipts of all classes moder- ate, with a good dmnand for all butcher classes. Feature of sale was choice butcher steers, 27.00. Prime calves top, 40.00. Choice butcher steers, 26.00 to 27.00; good butcher steers, 24.75 t'o 25.75; plain to medium steers, 21.00 to 24.50; choice butcher heifers, none; good butcher heif-' ers, 21.00 to 23.00; plain to me- dium heifers, 18.00 to 20.75; good bulls, 24.00 to 24.75; plain to me- dium bulls, 18.00 to 23.75; com- hogs, !~.85 to 19.50; butcher sows, 13.00 to 15.00; heavy feeders and light butcher hogs, 18.50 to 19.50; shoats per hundred, 25.00 down; pigs per head. up to 16.00; boars, 12.00 down. Miscellaneous Sales Start 11:00 A.M. --- Livestock Sales 1:30 P.M. Each Monday. Charles Town Lions Hosted Organizational Meeting District 29.1 The first organizational meet- inet members and past District inertial cows, 18.50 to 19.50; util-IGovernors in attendance. The ily cows, 17.25 to 18.25; canners meeting was presided over by and cutters, 17.00 down; cows by District Governor WillardHerron the head, up to 225.00; stocker and feeder steers, 23.00 to 30.00; ~ock and feeder heifers, 20.00 to 24.00. Choice to prime calves, 37.00 to 40.00; good butcher calves, 34.00 to 36.775; medium butcher calves, 30.00 to 33,75; thin calves, 29.00 down; heavy calves, 23.00 to 29.o0. Good to choice lambs, 25.00 to ~6.85; medium to good lambs, ~3.00 to 24.75; plain lambs, 22.75 down; butcher ewes, 2,00 to 6.00. Good butcher hogs, 20,25 to 20.75; medium butcher hogs, 19.75 to 20.20; heavy butcher of ~he Elkins Club. Several goals for 1968-69 were announced. District 29-I, being the 4argest district by membership with 182.1 members has set a goa'l of a net gain in members of 10%, thereby making it the first district in the state to attain 2000 members. It is hoped each club will average in attendance 85-90% during the year. Rules were also set forth for the clubs Visitation, District Gov- ernor's and Publicity Contests. It is hoped all clubs will participate in these contests. Youth Exchange Chairman, Dr. I i ALL 1 968 Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes ARE NOW DUE TAXES PAID FROM NOW THRU SEPT. 1, 1968 WILL RECEIVE A 2 DISCOUNT Discount Figures are Available by Calling" 725-5813 PLEASE BRING Or MAIL YOUR TAX STATEMENT When Paying Taxes Deputy Sheriff Jack Foutz will be sitting in his Shepherdstown office from 7 until 9 p. m. nightly during August, to collect 1968 Taxes. PAY NOW AND SAVE II I W. W. WHITTINGTON Sheriff of Jefferson County Aug. 1-15-29 II I Edward Elliott introduced Miss Sophie Chantreau of Nantes, France, who is being hosted by the Bruceton Mills Lions Club for 40 days. The annual Fall Conference will be held on September 21 at Blackwater ,Lodge, the speaker being Past International Presi- dent, Aubrey Green of York, Alabama. All Lions are invited to attend this event. Pvt. Robert Doleman Gets Army Promotion Ft. Bragg, N. C. - (USATCI) -- Army Private Robert A. Doleman son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dole man of Rippon, W. Va. has achiev ed accelerated promotion to the rank of Private E-2 while under- going basic combat training re- cently, He accomplished this by finish ing in the top one-third of his graduating company in the over~ all combined scores of rifle mark smanship, physical training and end-of-training general proficie- ncy test results. Ranson Council Gives Unanimous Backing To Hew Sewer System After hearing explanations of the" need and value, of .a new sewer system for the town and also a thorough and exacting dis- cussion on the matter, members of the Ranson Council voted un- animously last week to join in with Charles Town in the con- structlon of a new $1.5 million joint system which is being plan ned for the two communities. Before voting on the matter the Council heard C. F. Reininger retired president and general man ager of Powhatan Brass; Harry Harner, administrator of the Cha v~ liurlag ~ma~m Tim B~tl SONOTONE Of Hagerstown ROY R. FURR, Manager 733 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, Md. Phone: Hagerstown REgent 3-3242 Or Charles Town - 725-5391 Earl Viands Selected "Best Drum Major" Flint Hill Parade Michael E. Boyer Promoted By Army Ft. Bragg, N. C. Army Private Michael E. Boyer of Company A, 6th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Boyer of RFD 2, Charles Town has accele- rated promotion to the rank of Private E-2 while undergoing: basiCcently.COmbat training here re- tte accomplished this by finish-' ing in the top one-third of his graduating company in the over all combined scores of rifle mark smanship, physical training and end-of.training general profici- ency test results. Robinson of Stephen City, Va Mrs. Charles Richards and dau- ghter Charlene of Charles Town Mr. and Mrs. Doug Minnick and EARL VIANDS Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Larkins and Earl Viands, son of Mr. and children of Martinsburg, Mrs. Mrs. Thmnas Earl Viands Sr. of Joyce Rudolph of Summit Point, Charles Town, was chosen "Best Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Whittington Drum Major" in the Flint Hill Robby Whittington of Baltimore Fireman's parade Thursday night Md. and Mrs. Susie Byers. August 1st. Chicken salad sandwiches, pot- Earl has been in the band for ota chips, mints, nuts, cake and six years and was recently chosen cokes was served. drum major at the 1968 band Hope received many nice and camp held at Camp Frame. Earl useful gifts. The party was given plays bass horn in the band and on Sunday August llth. has held 1st chair for four years. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Lilla, Mrs. Mr. Pestun and the members of James Lilla and son Vince and the Charles Town Senior High Tom Pope were Thursday even- Band congratulated Earl for his in~ visitors of the formers son4n fine performance, law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Waugherman of Thur- rles Town General Hospital; R. mont, Md. W. McWatters, president of Pow Mrs. T. W. Dillow and grand hatan Brass urged the unanimous daughter Barbara Ann Turner acceptance of the sewer project, recently spent the week end with Attorney Lee Busl~ong, city at- Mr. and Mrs Dale Dillow of Rock torney for Ranson, also urged the ville, Md. " town fathers to accept the project Mr. and Mrs. Eugene DeWalt stating the two towns - Charles of Carlisle, Pa. and Mr. and Mrs. Town and Ranson are getting Thomas Lake Jr. of Brunswick, a terrific grant from the Federal Md. were Sunday afternoon visit government to help finance it. ors of Miss Dot Lake. Ranson Mayor Wilmot G. Car- Mr. and Mrs. Charles D'Angelo son, reminded the Council also Mr. and Mrs. Bill D'Angelo and that Federal government has Miss Faye Longerbeam spent Sun authorized a grant of $300,000 day at Faim, iew Beach at Fred- which will pay for about half of ericksburg, Va. Donna and Bitl Lewis who had the cost of the project, been visiting with their grand- Hill.Whittington Reunion Held Sunday Morgan's Grove Park The annual Hill - Whittington mother in Kentucky has returned to the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Dillow Sr. Sherry Bolen of Silver Spring, Md. has also re- turned to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dillow where she will be making her home. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Longerbeam Mr. and Mrs. Bob Longerbeam and daughters Linda, Kathy and reunion was held Sunday August Diana, Mr. and Mrs. 4 at Morgan's Grove Park in Shep herdstown, with an attendance of 100. Before an abundant meal was served grace was asked by Ray- mond Shipe. Those in attendance were Mrs. Frankie Longerbeam and daughters Tra- cey and Robin and Mrs. Harry Longerbeam and children Donna Jean and Randy all enjoyed a pic nic along the Shenandoah River on Saturday. Vallie Shape, Mr. and Mrs. Beau- Mr, and Mrs. Bill Chapman and dric Miller, Mrs. Geraldine Scuff- children Crystal, Debbie and Dar- ins, Mr. and Mrs. George Penner yl of Halltown, Norman Gay and Mrs. Louise Penner, Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Kelican and Ray Shipe and family, Miss Susan son all spent Sunday at Water- Bender, Rusty and Lynn Folk- melon Park near Berryville, Va. edahl, Mr. and Mrs. Earl PeacherI Jay Lilla returned home on and sons, Mrs. William Trail and Sunday after spending a week Mark, Mr. and Mrs. William Trail with his great uncle and aunt Jr. and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jac- Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Mathena of ob Whittington, Mr. and Mrs. Geo- t Woodstock, Md. rge Miller and son, Mr. and Mrs. 1 Mr. and Mrs. George Monti of James Milton, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Richmond, Va. recently spent Milton and family, Mr. and Mrs. several days visiting with Mr. Robert Shipe and Susan, Mrs. 'and Mrs. John Dodson and son Barbara Haines and children and they were also visitors of Mr. and friend, Mrs. Leola Tracey and Mrs. Bob James and Mr. and son, Wayne Shipe and family, Mr. Mrs. Michael D'Angelo. and Mrs. Fred Superko and son, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Mason, Mrs. Agnes Lutz, Mr. and Mrs. David Penwell and family, Mrs. Nathaniel Gray Jr Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Clevenger and Sharon, Mr. and Mrs. Alec Costello and Mary Jane, Mrs. Elwood Bowers and son, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Manuel, Frankie and Karen, Miss Debbie Grimes, Mrs. Shirley Simpson and family. A contribution of $25.00 was given to the park fund. Please plan to attend next year same time, the first Sunday in August. Citizen's Auxiflary Has Picnic, Meeting The Ladies Auxiliary of the Citizens Fire Company held a faro fly picnic at the Jefferson Mem orial Park August 6 at 6:30 p. m. This was followed with the regu- lar monthly meeting. The meeting was opened with Scripture reading by Mrs. Ruth Nichols followed by the group repeating in Unison the Lords Prayer and a Salute to the Ame- rican Flag. The closing prayer was by Mrs. Ruth Nichols. There was a total of 11 mem- bers with two new members Mrs. Russell Urquhart and Mrs. Cietus Atkins. A surprise pounding was given to Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Atkins. ILL Miss Dorothy Lake ~~." ~ ~: " Birthday Party A birthday party was given by Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Whittington for their daughter Hope along the Potomac River. Those help- ing celebrate the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Moss Ranalli, Mr. Melvin Lilla, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Nicewarner and children Kay Michael and Terry and Mrs. Nel. son Whittington of Millville, Mrs. Sally Bell of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jones and family of Ranson, Mr .and Mrs, ~Doug Mr. Joe Dodson of Arlington, Va. was a recent weekend visitor of Mr. and Mrs. John Dodson. Saturday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Lilla were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ott and son Neal of Huntington, Mr, and Mrs. Don Ott and Mr. Lorn Pope of Bolivar Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Whitting- ton and children Hope and Robby of Baltimore, Md. spent the week end with Mrs. Nelson Whitting- ton. ,TIZND CHURCH SUNDAY Gasoline Local - Area Dealers HENRY'S STORE Summit Point, W. Va. CIRCLE SERVICE STATION Ranson, W. Va. RALEIGH MOORE Mlllville, W. Va. LEMON'S GROCERY Harpers Ferry, W. Va. DISTRIBUTOR Dial 725-2215 RANSON, W. VA. 'Lt. Virgil W. Lloyd In Air Force Pilot SPIRIT JEFFERSON FARMtR'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 1968 Training At Laredo MRS. LOUISE LEONARD Republican Candidate HOUSE Of DELEGATES (From Jefferson County) MY PROGRAM FOR Includes My Pledge To Work Better and safer highways in Jefferson County to: commodate the increased flow of traffic in this and to reduce the accident rate. In 1967 there highway accidents in the County causing i damage of $182,780.00. We must improve our hi Please Support My Program For Progress. Thank LT. VIRGIL W. LLOYD Laredo, Tex. - Second Lieuten- ant Virgil W. Lloyd, son of Mr. and Mrs.'Virgil E N.~yd of 210 Euclid Ave Charles Town, W. Va has entered the U. S. Air Force pilot training at Laredo AFB, Tex. He is an Air National Guard officer. Lieutenant Lloyd will fly the newest Air Force jet trainers and receive special academic and mili- tary training during the year- long course. He will be awarded silver pilot wings upon complet- ion of the Air Training Command flying program. A graduate of Charles Town Senior High School, the lieuten- ant studied at Shepherd College, Shepherdstown: W. Va. Lieutenant Lloyd's wife, Nancy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cline of 29 Kent Ave Hagerstown, Md. NOW WHAT? When a situation arises that requires positive and else action, there is no substitute for professional how. This is also true in avoiding financial That's why we provide a professional analysis personal, family, and business insurance needs. "] eryg / ured- Bug Hill-Dale Shopping Center Dial CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. BACK-TO-SCHO'OL ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY SEE THE BARGAINS OFFEREIJ IN PENNEYS BACK - TO. SCHOOL CIRCULAR IN YOUR MAIL THIS WEEK I l I HERE ARE SOME .OF THE BARGAINS OFFERED I m~ PRICE BREAK NO. 1 GIRLS' UNDERWEAR BI IEFS & SHIRTS Regularly - 3 for 1.75 NOW 3 for 1.44 PRICE BREAK NO. 2 BOYS' UNDERWEAR BRIEFS & T SHIRTS Regularly - 3 for 2.19 NOW 3 for 1.77 PRICE BREAK MISSE'S SHIRTS l egularly NOW. 2 for Regularly - 4.00 NOW - 2 tor 7.00 SPECIAL MEN'S RANCHCRAFT PENN PREST JEANS Sizes 29 to 36 2.99 SPECIAL - MEN'S STRETCH SOCKS One Size Fits All 2 prs. 1.00 SPECIAL- BOYS' WESTERN JEANS Sizes - 6to 18 2.22 SPECIAL - GIRLS" PENN PREST SLIPS Sizes - 4 to 14 1.00 WOMEN S Imported Fisherman KNIT SWEATERS 9.00 SPECIAL 36" PENN PREST COTTON PRINTS Machine Wash 58cYD. MEN'S COMBED COTTON TURTLENECK SHIRTS S-M-L 2.99 SPECIAL - MEN'S T SHIRTS & BRIEFS Completely Cotton 2 for 1.00 SPECIAL- BOYS' COLLEGIATE SHIRTS Ivy Styling - 6 to 18 1.88 SPECIAL - WOMEN'S SEAMLESS STRETCH PANTY HOSE 2 prs. 1.99 Women's Long Sleeve TURTLE NECK SWEATERS 4.50 SPECIAL 36" PENN PREST RAMONA PRINTS Machine Wash 50c YD. SPECIAL- MEN' PENN PREST SPORT SHIRTS Ivy Styling 2.99 BOYS' ORLON ! SWEATE V-Neck or Sizes 6 to 3.99 SPECIAL - CUFF TOPS & SOCKS & "Sizes - 6 to 10 4 prs. 1.00 SPECIAL- wOM ALL WEATHI I i. COATS SPECIAL - 36" Wide Wale CORDUtt0 I Machine Was.h' 77c YD. SPECIAL TOP CARPET 27 x 45 to 27 x 2 for 5.00 Penneys Store Hours: Mon.-Tues. Wed.-Thurs. 9 to 5 FrL & Sat. 9