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.;EFFER ON AUGUST AND pers Ferry: Shepherds~town High 27. 1959 :,--A School Band; Antique Automobile Club of Winchester Va : Stepettes PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN . . . G. E. Webb qMrs. Floyd Wilt and and Stevie have re- after spending a ,two section in Florida. and ,two ehild- D. C. 'have t'he formers ,parents Mrs. K. K. Cavalier. The daughter remained with for a 'week at- mothers visit. humid wea,ther contin- 'af~,er day. Last Friday and night was almost unbear- area then a cool day and a w(xnderful night till noon Monday noon, since ,t~hen. of ,Mr. :and Mrs. in Bolivar have coug~h. We hope iL does- into an epidemic. Sev have symptons of it time. and Daniel Dudrow of B'a- La. left for home on ~vetting after the for- two weeks ,at Camp and ,the latter spend- with his grandmo- They spen,t Satur rela,tives in Shei~erds- Green of Merchant- J. spent the weekend at of Mr. and *Mrs. G. E. had been visiting her l~Irs. Kittie Riegger i,n D. C. Her daughter- Mary Morgan Green visiting 'her ,fa,ther w~ho has been returned to t~heir home b, usbands mother. and Mrs. William F. on Monday morning days vacation in Ocean Mrs. Harry Strouss of by t,he lat- Mrs. Edna Kern of ,were visitors a,t the and ,Mrs. Harold Ba Md. on Monday Telephone 2492 timore, Md., 82; youngest member of the family present, Mary Berth Webb of Baltimore, Md.. 5 mon- Lhs; largest family present was tie and each received an award. They were Thomas A. Webb of Bal,ti- more, ,Md. 14 and Art'hur Webb of Ranson 14. There has been one death in t'he family during the past, year-John Good~ of Charles Tow,n, husband of Margie Webb Good~ and two marriages-Sandra Higgs and David Hathaway of Sil vet Spring, Md., the former the daughter of Odess'a We,bb Higgs and Woodrow Higgs of Jefferson County and Nancy Robinson and William Sowers, 'bot,h of Jefferson county, the former a daugh, ter of Ruth Webb Robinsoa and Ken- neth Robinson of Harpers Ferry. The annual reunion is scheduled to ,be ,held on Sunday, August 21, 1960 at Braddock Heights. The re-registering o,f %'he Brown ie Troop will Lake place during September. If any girl from 7 to 10 years wishes to register please report ,to ,Mrs. W. T. Moore, Har- pers Ferry, W. Vs. pho,ne 3553 or attend 3 meetings at the Wom- an's Cl,xb room on any Wednesday a~ter school. Af~ter reaching ten years of age, ~he Brownies be- come Girl Scouts. There are 15 members in Che group now. Mr. 'and Mrs. Fred Davenport and c~hildre,rl spent Tuesday and Wednesday of last week on a campin,g trip to Big "Meado~w on the Shenandoah River abou,t 20 miles from Luray, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Garnet Clevenger and daughter S~aron of Garwood, N. J. spent Jhe weekend at t~he home of Mr. a,'~d Mrs, Vernon Webb near Bolivar. David Staubs of 'Chevy Chase spen last Sunday at the home of ,Mr. ,and ~Mrs. John ,Snider. Mrs. J. Donald Eackles re,turn- ed to Montecello, Ark. on last Wednesday with her brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Decklema,r~ where ,she remained until ~Monday going from there to Tulsa, Oklahoma ,to spend a week with ,her mother and brot'her. !Mrs. J. J. Adams and Sharon ,and How- Pc. are spending until Sunday Mrs. W. A. Snider of Hunting- r uncle and aunt ,Mr. and ,liI. Wet~b and family in ton, W. Va. is spending t~is week witch ,her sister Mrs. Howard Wilt ~Ymond Funk of Bruns- on Bolivar Heig'hts. d, was a visitor at t,heThe ,bed room suiL chanced off Mrs. Edn,a Kern on last at the Firemans Carnival on last Thursday niglht was won by Joh,.n D. of A. held ,heir bus- W. Brown o,f Shenandoah June- social meeting at the tion, an employee o,f the B. & O. b home on last Thurs- Railroad. The 1,arge and beautiful con witch ,the usual of-cake was won by David Twyman members present. After of Bolivar. Rev. and Mrs. Alfred Collins of Fauquier Co., Vs.; Mt. ~iry, Md. Fire Co.; Citizens Fire Co, of Charles Tow,n and the Sparky gr~oup sponsored by Ci,tizens Fire Co.; New Windsor, Md. Fire Co.: M. Y. F. Float from Camp ,Hill Me ,thodist Church; Charles Town In dependent Fire Co. and Rescue Unit; South Berkeley Fire Co.: Inwood, W. Va. Occoquan, Wood- bridge and Lorton Fire Co. of Prince William Co., Va.; Walkers- ville Md. Fire Co. ;Hill Tom Mar- ket Fire Co., Hillsboro, Va.; Great Falls, Va. Ladies Auxiliary; She,p- herdstown Fire Co.: S,harpsburg Rifles, Sharps,burg, Md.: Bruns- wick, Md. Fire Co.; Harpers Ferry High School Ba,nd; Bakerton Po- tomac Li,ttle League Champs. Bol ivar-Harpers Ferry Little League: Pete, t'he ,tramp of Frederick, "Md.; H. L. Jones Block Co., Bolivar-Har ,pers Ferry; Valley Vault Co. Bol- ivar-Harpers Ferry; Wagner Chev rolet Sales Co., Charles Town: .Harpers Ferry Woman's Club; Hamilton, Vs. Fire Co.; Halltown Valley Board Co.; Ashburn. Va. Fire Co,, Round Hill, Va. Fire Co. John Enders Fire Co. of Berry- ville, Vs.; Purcellville, Vs. Fire Co, Eastern Pan,handle Saddle Club; Fwo Friendship Fire Company ~rucks. Prize win.hers in the par- de on Wednesday evening during the Harpers Ferry-Bolivar Fire Company Carnival were as fol- lows: lst-Best :appearing Fire Ap paratus- Accoquan, Wood,bridge and Lorton of Prince Win. Co. Va. William County, Vs. 2nd Walkersville, ~lVId. :Fire ,Co. 2rid Best; 3rd-Comi.rlg longest dis ,tance, Mr. Airy. Md. Fire Co.; 4th Best appearing Marc*hing Unit- Sharpsburg Rifles of Sharpsburg, ,Md.; 5th-Best appearing floats- 1st Camp Hill Methodist M. Y. F. 2rid Bakerton Little League. As chairman of ,the committee :for the Carnival spensored by the Friendship Fire Co. of Bolivar- Hal,pers Ferry I wish ~to personally extend my thanks and appreciat- io,r~ to each and everyone who 'help ed in any way to make t~he Car- nival a success. Tom Dailey Deferred From Last Week ~Mrs. Hazel Ca~ter, daug~nter (ff Mr. and ~Mrs. Charles Wilt of Bol ivar has q3een called ~for ~a posit~on at Carro,ll'Hall ~SaniLorium m Ken sington, Md. Luncheon guests a% the home of ,Mr. ,and ,Mrs. G. E. Web*b on Wednesday were 'Mr. and 'Mrs. Philli,p Koogle and ~Mrs. Nettle H'al tm, an of near Catonsville, Md. The labter was the former Miss Nettie Ports of ,near Harpers Ferry. She has several relatives ,in this area. Lt. Col. Robert Leonard of Har- pers Ferry is on a ,two weeks tour of active duly with the U. S. "Mar- ines Corps stationed ,at " Camp Meade, Md. He will return on Sat urd, ay, August 22. The Harvest Home Fes tiva,1 and ham supper rand Bazzarr held ,a't %ra,_nsactions, refresh- spent last week at a Church~amp Cam,p Hill "Methodist ,C~hurclh (~f served and ,a social in Ohurc:hton, Md. They gerved Friday evening proved quite a sac Sunday viistors at theas Councillers. cess both financially ,and socially. rs. B. F. Eackles were,Many ~olks i.n ;this area have The Harpers Ferry High School s. Strother Watson andboen very much interested in theBand added to the success of~the illiamsburg, 'Md., Mr.huge ~l~eks of birds flying in aevening. Eackles and faro Easterly direction beginning about Misses Alma Jo~,,MCullen a,nd t~oyal, Va. 7 o'clock in the evening. We ~aave Barbara Ann Ell:is of Fwison, N. C. Li,LLleto,n i,s visiting of ~Mr. and Mrs. TAGs ttyattsville, Md. Stuar,t and son' Was,hin~ton, D. C. ac- by ,Mrs. "Marie ,Mar of visi,ted friends in Bol afternoon. ,learned from good authority ,that t~hey consist of Red Winged Black Birds, Cow Birds and Crackles. 2~he count so far is approximately over 25,000. Some of 'these ~birds come ,from the directioa of 'Char- les Town, other groups seem ,to fly over S, torer College as ~f Chey at Braddock were coming from Maryland and family reunion of still others come in t~he direction was held at Brad from Sharpsburg-AntieLam. If any on last Sunday with one knows w~here t~hese groups of ,Present inspite of the bi~ls fo~m or gabher i,t would 'be wea,t~her. A hard raininte~:esLing ,to know more about noon ,possibly keepingthem. from ,attending and !Mr. and ~Mrs. H(~ward Wil,t Br. of ~e day was very attended t'he marriage ceremony cloudy in the deeply of Mr. Reed Warren .and 'his E,ng- which is an ideal spotlis'h .bride, recently in Drexal Hills, Pc. Mr. Warren had met ,the girl or aathering of any who became his bride w~hile he on a clear hot day have been for many ,was in the U. 'S. Service and was 'ever, the attendance stati,oned in England. ,Mr. 'Wil,t was expected. Sil and Mr. Warren were college were awarded as fol- friends in Roanoke (Va) College. member of the faro- Anniversary and Homecoming At :Ernest E.' Webb of Bal Ebeneezer Church in nearby Va. TIIIS ADV, IT IS $2.00 YOUR NEXT TV I%EPAIR JOB During August and October EFLI,H'S & TV SERVICE 9336 Brunswick St. ~K MD. TV, Hi-Fi and Player Repair ,MI Models ORK A] PARTS 90 DAYS of Our Repair Done in the Ilome. 27 - 10t. Those ladies in Virgin,is near ~ : Harpers Ferry vCho are known far and wide for ~their ability to cook are really working overtime this week in preparation for t~he an- niversary and Homecoming at t;he Ebe,neezer ~Me,t~hodist C~hurch on Sunday. Aug. 30 beginning ,~t 10: 30 o'clock .and las~ing all day wit'h time ou,t for a free 'ham dinner wi~Lh all that ,goes wiLh it. There w.i,ll ,be a splendid program wi'th special singin, g, music and etc. Everyone welcome and cordially invited by Mr. Robert Hardy, chairman of the committee and 'by all others concerned. Carnival a Success The Carnival sponsored by ~he Frien.d~hip ,Fire Co. of Bolivar and Harpers Ferry was quite a success. ,Pa~ticipanCs in the Parade on Wed nesday evening were ,as ,follows: James Dunn,, C:h,artes Tows Legion, offi,cers of Friends~hip Fire Co., Retired mem%ers of 'Friend- Ship Fire Co. of Harpers Ferry and Bolivar; V. F. W. Ch~arles T,~wn Post 3522; Color Guard Units; Brownies. Girl S,couts and CAPERTON BROTHERS (Across From the Hotel) TOWN, - - - W. VA. spent several days last week ,with their uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Tom ,Mentzer. Mrs. O. L. McCul- len also of t~aison is at her daugh- ters home for an indefinite stay. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mentzer and family spe,n,t last week in Ocean City, Md. ,and ,also went to Chin- coleague, Vs. and saw ~he annual Pany Penning and the Pony Swim boLh of which are most interest- rag. Mrs. Arthur Thompson ,and lit- tle son Edward of Soudte~ton, Pc. arrived a the home of ,the for- mers pare..nts Mr. and ,Mrs. Ed- ward Ca;ten. ,Mr. Thompson spent the weekend in Washington on business and joined his family on Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Grand- staff o,f Baltimore, Md. spent their vaca:tion a:t the home of Mr. and ~Mrs. Calvi,r~ Howell in Harpers Ferry, brot~her-in-law and :s4ster of iMrs. Grandstaff and at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dillow in ~iHville >parents of ~Irs. Grandstaff. Both ~Vlr. and Mrs. Orandstaff are grad uates of Harpers Ferry High Schop'l. Other ~isit0rs a:t ,the How- eH home were Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hutchinson ,and daugh,ters Leslie and Terry of Hun,tington, W. Va. .Mrs. Hu~tc~hinson is the former Mary Louise GrandsVaff. Danny Dudrow, 18 year old son of Mr. ,and Mrs. Danie~ Dudrow of Baton Rouge, La. is spending t~wo weeks with his grandmother ~VIrs. C E. Dudrow. His older brother Peter Dudrow Who is a ReserviSt in t,he U. S. Service made the trip with his younger brother by auto and he continued the trip o Fo~t Ca, rap Meade, Md. wihere he will stay for two weeks and :they w~ll retur,u to B~ton Rouge toge'0her. of Mrs. Wolfe.~,f Mrs. Win. Rockenbaug,h con.ti~- ues to improve a,f~ter being quite ill. DEA HS GRACE McDONALD CLAGGETT Grace McDonald Clagget,t, 77, former resident of Shepherdstown ,died 'Monday a,t her ,home 10 East Masonic View, Alexandria, Va. where she had lived about 30 years. Al~though she had been ill for a,bout a year, death came un- e~pectedly. The deceased w,as ,born in ~hep ,herdstown March 4, 1882. a dau- gh:ter of Lhe late Charles B. ,and Amelia Small McDonald. Survivors include a daughter. Miss Lucille,- Claggett, at home; a son Wycliff W. Clagett, Jr., at :h~me; two si~ters-Mrs. Thomas W. Bartles of S~hepherdstown: Mrs. )McDonald Wwtson. Shep- herds,tow,a; a brother, Wi:lliamson ,McOonald, Reistertown, ~Id.; a grandson, Wycliff W. Clagg~tt, I II. ! The body was broughtx!to ythe i~Melvin T. Strider Sud~ley Funeral Home, Shepherd,sto'wn where it remained um, il Wednesd~ay ,when it was removed to t,he Trin~:ty Ep- iscopal ~2hurch in Shepherdstown or services a 2 p. m. conducted by hhe R, ev. Douglas Fontaine. Bur, ial was made in El~nwood Ceme- tery ia Shepherdstown. ::ili;iii i; ........... :::::lhartlk$ I iiiiiiiiii iiiii!i!iil ::iiiiiii iiii} for your patronage with a great g " " ....... jiili .................................... : ............... - - Shop Acme - - You & Oven-Beady BELTSVILLE 4 to 8 lb avg, Don't Forget OCEAN SPRAY CRANBERRY SAUCE 2 cans 45c LANCASTER BRAND YOUNG CORN-FED BEEF C ib Ib C BONELESS TENDER LANCASTER lb TASTY SKINLESS FARMDALE CHICKEN, TURKEY OR ACME FRESHLY |/! Nc| roun ee ....