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SPORTS NEWS AND VIEWS FROM PAGE 1 FROM PAGE 1 ball club in action, either this Sunday afternoon or the game on August 30.. o m i ~ m Andrews Air Force Base "Rockets" Return August 30--- RAINED-OUT IN THEIR attempt to hang up a vic- tory over the Charles Town Legio t here last Sunday, and let me tell you boys and girls, those Andrews 'Rockets"' were well on their way to doing just that . . .they had a 4 to 0 advantage when the rain washed out the contest, will return Sunday, August 30 and try it again.., if their ace right hander, Rick Everett gets the mound as- signment, then things are bound to be very rough again for Legion batters... This fellow is a real smooth pitcher... CALVIN GRIFFITH isn't saying that he will rehire Cookie Lavagetto at the end of this season... But, then, Griffith isn't' saying he won't retain CoCokie .... Our guess is ... that a new manager will be bossing the Nats come next April when the flag goes upon the open- ing of the American League season... WORK HAS STARTED on the air conditioning-heat- I Illlll Ill I I III FERGUSON DEO Side Delivery Rake No. 20 Manure Loader with Fork , 1 KBO - A31 Springtooth Harrow - 3Section - Lift Type 1 6ABO - 22 Disc Harrow - Tandem Lift Type 1 BFO Rear Cultivator - 2 Row 1 Roper Post Hole Digger - 14" OLIVER STH Springtooth Harrow - 3 Sec o t No. 3240 12" Raydex Plows - " Type 1 New Frame and Hitch for No. 7 Tractor Spreader 1 Lime and Fertilizer Tractor-Drawn Spreader on Wheels 1 Downspout Silo Distributor with Nine Joints 1 Corn Weeder for Tractor - Lift Type USED FARM MACHINERY 1 Oliver No. 200 I, orage Harvester with 6 Knife Chopping Cylinder and Knife Sharp- ener Attachment. Used only to fill one small silo. Good as new. (Repossessed.) 1 Corn Binder on Rubber 1 Oliver Two 12" Tractor Plow 1 IHC Two 12" Tractor Plow 1 Dirt or Snow Scraper for 3-Point Hitch Tractor 1 Used Ford Truck with 1000-Gal. Water rank and Gasoline Motor Pump. E :FERSON F Pdvl EQUIPME IT CO PHONE 691 . C ARLES W. VA. August 1;I- 2t. u,, WITH A One pork chop left? Couple of pieces of fried chicken? An extra cooked hamburger? Wrap and stare these temporarily in the freezer. A FOOD Food aad formula for a baby can be prepared and frozen two or three weeks in advance, amJ i:mclcaged iA meal.sized portions. Coffee and iced tea which are left, over be frozen in ice cube trays and will be ready for we a minute's notice. today for your flee home food freezer lee&let. Just call ar write our home = ndce departmeM, ing job on the club house at Shenandoah Downs. The weatherizing, postponed in the rush to open the new track last Spring, will make the million-dollar structure com- fortable in any weather. The front of the Starlight Ter- race dining room is being glassed in, and doors are being" installed on the first level. General Manager Bob Leavitt assures us that the $250,000 project will be ready by September 14 opening--and this means, my friends, that late October frosts won't faze the diners. My Miss Margaret Houser :Mr. and Mrs. Ar~ur Grosselin of 601 Potomac St., Mor~a,n~wn, W. Va. are announcing the en- gagemen,t of their dJaug~h~ter, San- ira J~me to C~len Haywood Het- zel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell He%zel of Bakevton. Mr. Hetzel ,has completed his J~nior year at the universi~y. Miss Oross~lin will en~ter there t~s fall. No date for ~he wedding kas as ye~ been set. ~Mr. and Mrs. Guy Molar of ,Pleasan~t Gap, Pa. who have been ~isl~ing his mother Mrs. Adta Mol- ar and her mother, Mrs. Florence ,Hill in Shepherdstown and ~ther relatives have returned home. ~Mr. and Mrs. Ar(~e T. Houser and d~tu$1~ter of M~m~Ster, Mich. Who spent the past tJwo weeks at (Mrs. Houser's mother, Mrs. Nan Wise and his sls~ter Miss M~r- garet Houser and other rel, aUves .have returned home. P. T. AJFESTIVAL AUGUST 27 The P. T. A. w~ll have a festival :on the Churoh of God picnic lot on Thursday evergng, Aug. 27, be- ,ginning a:t 5:30. There vdH be chicken soup, 0hircken saiiad sand- w~c(hes, hot dogs and h~mb.urgers ,and homemade ice cream, cakes and pies and homemade candy. Ice tea and levnonade wi:ll also ~be on h~nd. There wiT1 be plenty of entertainment for Children in- clud,ing pony rides and ~ames. In ease of rain ft will be held in the ,commu~'~i~y l~all. Deferred From Last Week Misses Janet and Dor~s Kno~t of ~Iar~in~burg were ~he weeke,nd g~ests of ~fineir un~le and aun(t Mr. and !Mrs. Charles Kn~t and ram iiy. tMr .and l~rs. BerkeMy W~n~ers and sons and Mr. ,and Mrs. Harold Robinson and sons of Harpers Far ry were ~unday evening guests o.f 7-- Does your, insurance coverage measure up , your home?, If the unmortgaged part your home.., the part you've] already paid/or.., is inad-] equately insured, fire could deal you a hard blow. Call us for a complete p~pe.~, imu aw up: "- ;Hartford Fire !nsur c i/ Ill .VIr. and Mrs. l~obert W~tson. Mr. and ~Mrs. ArCh~e T. Houser md duugh~.ers of Manistee, Mich. were Thursday evening supper gues.ts of Miss Margaret Houser. Mrs. Houser hod 1the m~sfor~une ~o step in a hole on ~dhe ~treet break ing ,a bone in her ~oo~. She is get ring around on crutOhes. ~Mr. and (Mrs. O. E. Cole, (Mrs. W. S. Geary, Mrs. G. W. Emmavt a~nd ~Mickey and Cl~ryl ~,tanw~as of Washington, D. C. were Sun- day evening guests of Mrs. Anna ~V~ary Hetzel ~nd Mr .,and (Mrs. Ed ,~ar (Mi'lis ~nd d auglh*ters. Visi%ors a~t Vhe 'home of Mr. and (Mrs. ,Carl Hill on Thursday even- ling were Mr. and Mrs. Dexter Stem, ple and son of Barberton, Ohio and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence H~ll of Scrabble, W. Va. S~turday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hill were Mrs. Lester HoffmaXter Charles Town also Mr. and Mrs. Dexter Ste~r~Ple and son Billy of Barber- %on, Ol~io. The Hoffmaster Reundon was ~i~Id ut War Memo~al Park ~ar tinsburg 'Sunday evening. Guests ,were Mr .and Mrs. Willia~z~ Hoff- master, iMr. and Mrs. Robert .Hoff master and three Children, 'Mr. and (Mrs. James Hoff.master, iMr. ~nd (Mrs. Calvin Hoffmaster and Ru~h~e Allen all of Martins,burg, .Mr. 'and Mrs. Ralph DeHaven ,and ~w0 dauSb~ters, HedgesviHe, Mr. and Mrs. Dexter Stern,pie and s(~n of Burbert~n, Ohio, Mrs. Lester Hoffmaster of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Carl~4~Hitl, ,Bakerton, W. Vs. ~Miss .~lma Lee Kno~ o'f Mar- ~Ansbuvg was a weekend guest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knott and ~am,ily. Niss Jimmy ~VIoter of Charles Town is v~siting a~t ~he ,home o~ .her uncle and au,n~ (Mr. and 'Mrs. Win. Moler emd ~mily. ~M'iss Sue Ellen Houser spent i Monday night and Tuesday with 1V~iss Vicki Houser. (Mr. ,and Mrs. ,Harry Hammond ,and ,children o.f S~hel~herdstown ,and (Mr..and ~Mrs. Roy Hoffmas- tar and children were Su,nd,ay ev- l ening supper guests of their mo- ~A-ter Mrs. Ru~th Bond. Sharo n Part On l Olh Birthda A Birthday pazty was give~n in honor of ~haron P']lse on Sunday, August 2 from 2 to 4:30 p. m. a~t her home on West Washington Street by her mother Mrs. Gladys Pulse and grandmot)her Mrs. Lu- cille Brown. A birthday cake was baked by Mrs. Brown witch 10 can dles. The colors of green and yen loy were carmed ot~t and favorites ~r all. ~!~hose helping S~haron to ce]e, ,l~-=ate ~her te,n,th birthday were Dee Ann Nichols, Vene,bta Snyder, Vic- ki Bl.um. Linda Pierce. Micky (Mor ris, 'Sarah Myers. Ai0ril Brookvnano Sandra and TresMa Ring, Pamale and IVIichael Durs,t. Becky, Pestun, IKarlin Vicki and Bruce' l~binson, Angie and Dia,na Lloyd. Kz~mbrely and Jimmie Ruble, Bo~by Perks, IClarence Parks. Johnny May, J~im- my W~ni~btin~ton, Jerry Ring, Da- vi~ Whi~te. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Ruble, Mr. and ~Mrs. Paul Ring, Rev. and ,Mrs. Clark Ell~ott, Mrs. Roy Lan- .caster, Mrs, Elsie (May, Mr. Lee Brown, Mr. Al~bert Pulse, Mrs. Leo~ard Lewis and (Mrs. Beulah Ring both of ~Mavtin~buvg. On,rues were played in the yard, Refre~hmen~ts of cakes, cookies, ice cream, pot,a~ chips, mints, ice tea and punch. Sharon received ,many lovely gifts. On leaving all wished her many more h~ppy birthdays. %t was not un,til 1876 ~fhaZ the Navy adopted !he Englisih Morse ,telegraph.~c code. ~7 WIRT COUHTY Boasts State's First Oil Boom Less fl/an a year after America's first o~ well at Titusville, Pa., came in, Wirt County's spectacular Burning Springs oil development started. Within eight months the settlement . boasted a population of 6,000 persons, all intent on becoming oil-rich. The boom ended three years later when the Con- federates under Gem William Jones destroyed the develop- meat. Petroleum, under the name of "Seneca Oil", was then used as medicine, and sold for 50c a gallon. There is still considerable oil and gas in Wirt County, but it is essentially an agricultural area. Elizabeth, county seat, eettled in 1796 and laid out as a town in 1817. ]hi W|vt ~m~ty and throughout West Virginia, the Brewers Foundation works constantly to assure the sale beer and ale under pleasant, orderly conditions. Be- lieving that strict law enforcement serves the be~t in- te~v~ of the people, the Foundation stresse~ close co-operation with the Armed Forces, law enforcement and governing ol~cials in its continuing '%e[f-re~a- llon" program- Pfc. Edgar R. Via, Jr., Completes Radar Course Fort Monmouth, N. J. (AH- TNC) -Pfc. Edgar R. V~a, Jr. whose parents Mr. and Mrs. Elmer W. Cloud live on Rou%e 2, Mar- tinsburg, W. Va., contple~ed fine 33 week radar repair courses Ju~ly 30 at the Army Signal School, For~ Monmot~bh, N. J. Via was trained to test, reP~ir and m~ir~ain groun