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[ AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN . . G. E. Webb Telephone 2492 Charles Town has been seevral days at the his mother Mrs. Howard of Itarpers Ferry attack of the flu. to be able to be in his the latter part of the Ill Pa. spent the weekend with Mrs. ton, D. C. is visiting her mother iation of Life Underwriters and Shewbridge, dentist Thompsons parents Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Daisy Marks. is currently serving as first vice C. E. Garten. Mrs. Marie Martin of Chevy president of this group. Ile is a This area has experienced Chase, Md. spent the weekend member of the Grace United Church and a member of the Mrs. Morris Kain and children of Harpers moved into the prop. as the "Orame Prop- located on Zer- The property vacated had been sold re- OP berland, Md. that the die el Ioco tear| Life T tra ce Agen head of tho dan etou l up ( a PniS, n. motive repair and maintenance sociation and other National 16- There Will be a Tri-C0unty M. I DUe'to'the necessity of the shop added a third shift to their surance groups. In the years 1959 Y. F. meeting in New York Hill School Board having to use the group last Wednesday bringing 1960 and 1961. Mr. Mills received Methodist Church in Brunswick. Old Ranson School which the the tolal number of workers the National Quality Award from Md. on Monday evening, Aug. 21 club has been using for the past there to about 350. The shop has the National Association of Life beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The to two years it was necessary to been closed down since 1958 until Underwriters. In Frederick Mr. I cal churches are supposed to be change the clubs location. The several months ago. I Mills has served as secretary- represented. Rev. John Wright of club is veIT appreciative to Mr. Mrs. Edith Wright of Washing. treasurer of the Frederick Assoc the Camp Hill Methodist Church Funkhouser for giving them per met with the M. Y. F. at the Bol- ~ mission to use the room adjoin ivar Methodist Church on Sunday ins the theatre lobby. some very hot weather during with her cousin Miss Beatrice the past week with such humid- Miskimon who has been confined ity and a lack of air. We are be- to her home for several weeks ginning Io need rain, Lawns suffering with a toe which was which have been green and painfully injured in an accident fresh looking all summer have be in her home. gun to turn slightly brown. Gar- Terry Glarer of Martinsburg dens have been producing very formerly of Bolivar spent, the well up to the present time. weekend with Ernie Webb. Kenneth Eugene Kain, 15 year With New Agency old son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris John L. Mills Jr. of Frederick, Kain of Harpers Ferry had his Md. born and reared in Bruns- tonsils removed in Charles Town wick, Md. who has been associat- General Hospital on Friday morn ed with the Metropolitan Life ing and got along splendidly. Insurance Company for the past Mr. Tom Rissler, well known five years during the past three business man, has been quite ill years as an insurance consultant at his home and was hospitalized out of the Frederick office is now affiliated with the Powell for several days. Insurance Agency to complete in- It has been learned from Cure- surance services offered to indiv. iduals and businesses in Freder- ick County. During his insurance career Mr. Mills has completed Donald Eackles spent with her sister Mrs. amin and family in Md. Mrs. Arthur Thompson children of Souderton, Monacacy Village Civic Assoc- iation. He served overseas in the European Theatre with the U. S. Navy. A native of Brunswick, Md. he is the son of Mr .and Mrs. John L. Mills Sr. and is well known throughout this area where he spent quite a bit of time when a youngster. His nmther was the former Ka- thleen Webb of Bolivar where she spent most of her life until after her marriage to Mr. Mills, a B. & O. RR Machinist. Mr. Mills Jr. is married to the former Dor- is Jean Comer of Frederick and with their two sons and a daugh- ter they live in Monacacy Village. He is known by local insurance agents in this area. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Willis have received word that their son Airman first class Norvell Willis arrived in Alaska O. K. and found it very cold there but aside from that he thinks it will the Metropolitan basic and advan ced underwriting in taxation in- surance, wills, trusts, estates, planning and business insurance. be alright. Ite has successfully completed the Mrs. Anna Bland of Washing. ANTI UE FURNITURE, Life Underwriters Training Court ton, D. C. who purchased the CHINA, GLASSWARE, ETC. cil Course approved by the Amer Shirley Johnson property in Bali. var several years ago has very to the death of my husband, C. F. Lyne, and having recently had the bushes and our home and farm, I will sell the following, located 1' ~ ~ trees cut down and the entire niles North of Shepherdstown. W. Va., on Shepherd 1. ~- property cleared and cleaned up. , Road, on HELVIH T. STRIDER CO. It has made such an improve- ment and we have heard many ATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1961 fine comments about it and we BEGINNING AT 10:30 A. M. (D.S.T.) C O L O N I A L are hoping that others will do • likewise. Bolivar is so grown up ]with trees and bushes many at hut Grandfather Clock, with. moon-face; Stenciled F U N E R A L H O M E ] the trees with blights causing Thomas Clock with original works; Steeple Clock; el Clocks, 2-Pc. Walnut Corner Cupboard with 2 drawers Charles Town ] the foliage to be brown and half ft. high---4V.z ft. wide, original glass); Walnut Empire Shepherdstown [dried up and no beauty attached ]to them in that condition. Bolivar aa d (57-in.) ; Walnut High Chest of Drawers (3 drawers 2 over 4); Walnut Hepplewhite Drop-Leaf Breakfast 35 - Telephones - 162 lean again be made into a neat clean and attractive little town. Mahogany Empire Chest of Drawers; Colonial Chest {original glass knobs); Walnut Bureau Desk; Bed-Side Table; Mahogany Pedestal Sewing Table; Console Table; Walnut Spraddle Table; Candle Console Table; ~ Shaving Stands; Collection of Shay- 2 Captain Chairs; 2 Hall Chairs; Adams Arm Chair; Arm Chair; Lincoln Rocker, 2 Empire Mahogany Boston Rocker; Filipino Chair; Numerous Other Old Gilt Frame Mirror; Mahogany Ogee Mirror; Several Mirrors of all shapes and sizes; Victorian Love-Seat; Sleigh Bed; Mahogany Sleigh Bed; Long Windsor Bench. of Chelsea China; Set of Haviland China; Gold-White China Set; Silver Service Tea Set; Fostoria Din- Bet and Other F0storia Pieces; Lot of Cut Glass; Several Old and New Pieces of China and Glassware; Very Old Shawls; Sleigh Bells; Old Iron Stove; Coffee Grinder; Several Kerosene Lamps; Flat Irons; Old Churns; Sofa; Jardinieres; Cutter Sleigh; Breakfast Set; Porch Gllde~v~-]PYm~e~; ~t'trle~ tLmmlm, ~nd new; Lot of Books and Sheet Music; Garden Tools; Many Other Articles too numerous to mention. of Christ Reformed Church of Shepherdsetown WiB Lunch. OF SALE:---CASH. Nothing to be removed until for. MRS. ROSE E. LYNE (NED) MORROW, Auctioneer. 'WM. HENSELL, Clerk. ~,',~},~W,yvyl,!v,.Ivhvv v vq,,.; r tp~ ..... ~ ~when ashipowner w|mted tffinSUre his vessel he would post a notice naming the ship, its destination, route, and amount of protection desired. Persons wanting to share in furnishing the pro- tection would write--under the name of the ship--the# name and the amount of risk they were willing to assume. From this the word "underwriting" came in- to being! Getting Insurance tobko over your word~" is much asier t day--just u us, The writer was told today Sun day about a 34 inch long rattle snake with 11 rattles and one but ton killed in the yard of Mrs. C. L. Sexton, Loudoun Heights, Vs. A shovel was used to cut off the MOTOROLA RADIO -- TELEVISION HI - FI STEREO SERVICE ON ALL MAKES WEBB':S RADIO & TELEVISION 222 West Washington St, charles Town, W.. Vs.. PHONE 4S7 17 and 24 -'2~. the .Garage and Repair Business, I will sell located half way between Martinsburg and Win- Vs., on Route No. 11, 1 mile South of Bunker H~ll, on .~mm~ SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 1961 BEGINNING AT 12:30 P. M. (D. S.T.) I~mt~. T R U C K S " I IIIll I1! Chevrolet 6400 Series, long wheel base, good condition. GMC 3/4 Ton Pickup Chevrolet 1/2 Ton Pickup International K-7 with Bowman Marie Bed, good 104 E. Washington St. Charles Town PHONE 780 PRESCRIPTION SERVICE Ford V-8 Farm Truck, Flat Bed. OFFICE EQUIPMENT AUTOMOBILES Chevrolet Hardtop, power, glide, Ford V-8 Four Door, Straight Shift. Nash Air-Flyte. Pontiac, Four Door, Straight Shift. Sunk Cars. GARAGE EQUIPMENT Chevrolet Motor, ]perfect condition; 1953 Pontiac 2 Ton :Weaver Auto Crane; Dump-Bed Hoist; 2 Marie Beds; Walker Jack, model 88; Spark Piu|r Victor Acetylene 'Gauges with large cutting torch: pressure gun. model 7301B; hand grease gun; car 2 electric drills; gasoline alarm bell; vice; chain transmission pump; Westcraft motor, emery, and brush 3 sets of axles and wheels for trailers; some batteries: matting; 5 eases of new oil; 1 case of fluid; lot truck chains; auto-top carrier; |argo V belts for heavy machinery; 2 Chevrolet power lot of new radiator hoses;~ log chains; large ass't hub-calm, heaters, radios, 2 meat grinders; bumpcr i00 ft. of 3~ in. cable; lot of radiators, some good and lot of wheels, rims, and tires of all sizes; pipe blow torch, shovels, pump for kerosene drum. Adding Machine, multiplies, adds, and subtracts: 32 automatic revolver with holster: 25 automatic 21-in TV set; IT-In. TV set; 2 pin-ball machines; Shelvedore Refrigerator; Drop-leaf table; Simmons 3 coal heaters; 2 Oil Heaters; 2 Show Cases; table, desk. Filing Cabinet. Smith-Corona AddLng Combination Cash Register: Some Hardwood Floor- Circulating Coca Cola Cooler; and Other Articles to mention. Orchard Tractor; ,2 International Tractor Pulleys. OF SALE:--CASH. / Nothing to be removed for. COLLIS AUTO SAIl'S (NED) MORROW, Auctioneer. MORELAND, Clerk. 17-" lt. hear better with , w(i) new This girl is letting you in on a x secret her Sonotone Wisp"@ hearing a~d. It's Sonotone's s~allest, lightest ever - weighs only K of an ounce. It's a wisp of a hearing aid worn entirelY- at the ear. Women hide it with a curl, men just tuck it in place. If you have trouble under- standing others, make a hear- ing date with- ( " SONOTONE® SONOTONE of H agerstown ROY B. FURR, Manager 733 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, Md. Phone Hagerstown REgent 3 - 3242 or Charles Town 825 I I II il Kitchens . . . Playrooms... Bathrooms... Tile Floors... Ceramic Tile Call For 5TH. GENERATION IN •CONSTRUCTION PHONE 1015 Charles Town, W. Vs. Or Call Collect To PHONE AM 3-9411 Martinsburg, W. Vs. May 18-tf. evening. The meeting was very i interesting. Family Supper at Braddock The family of Mrs. J. L. Eack- lea enjoyed a picnic supper at f Braddock Heights Sunday even- !ing with the following present: Mrs. J. L. Eackles, Mr. and Mrs. J. Donald Eackles of Bolivar, Mr. !and Mrs. Perry Eackles and fam- ily of Fredericksburg, Va., Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lehman and faro ily of Shepherdstown, Mr. and Mrs. Jay L Eackles and son of Front Royal, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bailey of Laurel, Md., :Mrs. Edith Shewbridge of Ger- mantown, Md., Mrs. Halite Carey and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Riley of Loudoun Heights, Va., Mr. Charles E. Riley of Harpers Fer- ry and Mrs. Ocle Wetzel of Har- pers Ferry. The latter is a life long friend of the family. Mrs. Harry Lawson had the mis fortune to sustain a fractured an kle in a fall at the Post Office at Halltown a few days ago. She had been working there for quite some time when needed. Miss Maude Harrison of Sandy Hook, Md. who suffered a paraly tie stroke about six weeks ago on her right side is beginning to show some improvement. The Harrison sisters have operated a grocery store and a gas sstation in Sandy Hook since the death of their family many years ago. They have a number of relatives Jefferson County. Mr. Edward Gageby of Engle, RE. 1 is a patient in Kings Daugh- ters HOspital in Martinsburg where he has been quite ill. He is well known farmer and is 87 years of age but has enjoyed splendid health until the present time. John Littleton, along with three other District Explorers, under'the leadership of Mr. Roy Vickery, District Scout Executive spent the past week canoeing and camping in Algonquin Prov- incial, Park in Ontario, Canada. The Park 120 miles north of Tar onto is a wilderness area approx- imafely twice the size of the East ern Panhandle" and contains over 1500 lakes. The four boys completed the requirements for the Boy Scout 50 miles award by canoeing or hiking 50 miles in five days. They enjoyed good weather and the utmost in camping. THURSDAY, . UGUST 17. 1961 3.--B i , ,ll ~ I Craig which was parked in the midctle of the highway and hit a car owned and driv~'-n by llarvey Page Dodge, RFD 2, Bluemont, Va. Property damai~e was estima- ted at $200. More travel to United States ur ged by Hedges. IAt The Taylor County Fair, Graf- ton, W. Va. was the scene of the Second Annual West Virginia State Angus Show on Wednesday night, August 2 when eighty of the "black beauties" were para- ded before Dr. Randall Reid of Ohio State, who served as judge. The quality of the cattle enter ed was greatly improved over the gathering presented in the first event in 1960. Entering the competition from the local scene were six animals from John F. Ambrose's ,Paignton Farm herd of Charles Town. The Jefferson County animals accounted for three blue ribbons, two second flaces and one third as well as Second place in both the two and three bull groups. Paignton T Bandoolier 30, a September 1960 son of Bandolier Ke!ton 4 won the Senior Bull Calf class and went on to be named Reserve Junior Champ- ion. Paignton T. Bandolier 30, a Summer Yearling, son of Paign- ton Prince Rowley was also a class winner as was Edel Erica 13 of Paignton, a very flashy Senior Heifer Calf who also went on in the competition to be nam- ed Reserve Junior Champion Fe- male of the show. Second place honors were cap tured by the Paignton herd with Paignton Prince Rowley 29 in the Summer Yearling Bull Class and with Paignton Mere 19 in the Two Year Old Bull Class. This was the first showing of the Paignton Cattle in 1961 and they will hence forth be exhibi- ted at the State Fairs of West Virginia, Md. and Va. Legal Ranson Civic Club iHas Dinner, Business Meeting at Battletown The Ranson Civic Club held their regular business meeting for the month of August on Wed nesday, Aug. 2 at the Battletown Inn in Bermyville, Vs. where they enjoyed a very delightful dinner and vening. • Those present were Mr. and Mrs. John Hough, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Harrier and Mrs. Ernest I Shaul!, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Her owitz, Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Lance and Mrs. Bill Jones, Mrs. Kath- ryn Beahm, Mrs. Doris Basch, Mrs. Louise Magaha, Mrs. Vesta Jones, Mrs. Gertrude Glaive, Mrs, Barbara Chicchirichi, Mrs. Gale Fife and Mrs. Mae Jenkins, The club would like to thank the citizens of Ranson for their participation in the State Clean e Jr in Two minor highway accidents in which four automobiles were involved and sustained damages totalling about $350, were inves- tigated recently in Jefferson County by Charles Town State Trooper Tommy Ward. Trooper Ward said a two-car collision occurred Aug. 5 about 4:45 p. m. on State Route 9, on the mountain South of Charles Town, with damages amounting to an estimated $200 and Donald Eugene Turner, 25, of Route 2, Charles Town, being charged with failure to have his car un- der control. The accident ocurred when a 1951 Buick being driven North on Route 9 by Turner, crashed into the back part of a 1951 Dad ge being driven north also by Askless Lee Gardner, 50, Route 2 Lorton, Va. Thursday, Aug. 3, a two car col lision occurred on Secondary Route 17, just east of Shepherds town in which damages of $150 were sustained by the two cars. Trooper Ward said Percy F. Smith, 22, of Florida Avenue, Martinsburg was charged with driving to the left of the center of the lane. Smith was driving a 1957 Ford north on Secondary 17, and Ken- ny Alton Vance, 29, of Moorefield was driving a 1959 Ford South on the road. A two car accident was also invstigated at 12:05 a. m. Aug. 5 on U.S. Route 340, about five miles West of Charles Town by Charles Town State Police. And Harry H. Craig, RFD, 2, Charles Town was charged with drunken driving and public drunkenness. Police said the accident occur- red when Robert Glen Biggs, also of RFD 2, Harpers Ferry, travel ling East, swerved his car to a- void a machine being dri ven by "You ought to see your dentist. Putting it off just because you're short of cash is false economy! ,, OUR PERSONAL LOANS TO HELP MEET DOCTORS' AND DENTIST'S BILLS-AND FOR SIMILAR NEEDS-. ARE TRULY ECONOMICAL. APPLY FOR _QUICK OL,qfl SEE _ EDDIE PINE the---- CONSUMERS CREDIT DEPARTMENT Phone 10 Charles Town, W. Va. ,.99 and $3,99 PAre Low pr;ce, yes, but our usual h;gh stonda t abo .le , long wear. Shop compare--see all the comfort features. Smooth linings, miles.of.wear soles, toes with "grow" room! All this and styles thai fit right into tho classroom scene. Check that price jt st $2,99 and $3.99 Pair. a, Black laced oxford. Cush|on crepe soles. Infants' sizes 4-9 girls' sizes 81/2-3. b. Dressy school pump with convertible swlvel strap. Black, brawn. Girls' 8Vz-3. C. Boys' plain-toe oxford; cushion crepe storm welt solet. Black, brown, cordovan. 8Vv3. d. Boys' moccasin-toe oxford tie. Thick, composition soles. ....... Black, brown. 8Yz-3,~ |" i: ! , , ,, Cash Charge Layaway OEP1 CHARLES TOWN'S STORE SHOPPING 9- 9 F 'i. 9-6 Sat. Store Hours CENTER