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August 27, 1959

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MILLVILLE J. & L. EMPLOYEES HAVE MANY SAFETY AWARDS at the Millville Quarry of Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation's Blair Limestonc Martinsburg, have worked almost five and a half years without a disabling injury. The which was started January 28, 1954, now extends for more than 2,000 days and more that1 manhours. In the photo, Jack Cameron, Millville Quarry Superintendent, holds a recently- Certificate of Honor awarded by the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association for five year: operations. Other safety award certificates on the wall are from the U. S. Bureau National Lime Association, the Holmcs Association, and J&L. I WEATHER AND OTHER Weather [I say extra hot weather and hot about the entire mtensp l~eat all during and ,t'he night very sul- week :ago on Monday not a twig moving, 'hum- Very hot about noon clouds rolling and all a.ppearance storm and sure en- case a down pour and us quite a b~,t of hail ;enough ,to do any damage fine rain not much chan Tuesday morn warm and sultry 91~ and Wednesday morning welcome just a li,ttle not too le,ng before tern up to 91', very warm, a later in evening, Thur and one of those hot 90'~ one felt much you stay under a .big Friday morning early 6 a. m. very sultry climbed to 92~: a:.~d very hot day :and a warmest nigl~t of all the morning some very sultry at 12 noon. ood shower cooling, very nice even- great night to rest. Man ,heavy fog and a Laming take good care so long Vi~sit and eplorers nam- King, Butch Kenton, John Perotti, Pete By Mrs. Georgia Pearl Yogura, ,Art Ogden, Mickey Stein, Charles Millet" and Joe Pallamus and their leader Charles Valentine all from New Jersey a,nd spon- sored by South Council Boy Scouts of America, Mr. David FIRmer, Scout Executive. These scouts and explorers motored from their homes mostly from Cape May and Vineland, N. J. to Ashbury, Va. on Appalachian Trail to Wilsons Gap where they spent the night. ,~VIon- day. On Tuesday morning hiked to Keyes Crop Lean to near Route 9 ~top Blue Ridge and they spe,n,t the night at Keyes Lean To leav- ing Wednesday morning for Mary land rou, te 40 where they will mo- tor from there to their respective homes. Mrs. G. P. Pearl received word from her brother-in-law Mr. By- ron Stetter who flew from Rich- mond, Indiana to Martinsburg Air Por't and spent the weekend with t'he folks a:~d was to fly back home Sunday evening bu,t due to the rain storm he wit:h his friends who had visited in Connecticult for the weekend spent Sunday night in Motel Martinsburg and finished the flight MoRday mar,u- ing arriving in ~l~2hm~d, Ind, at 9 a. m. a safe journey. ,Mr and Mrs. C-~arles Wilt and son Duane were visitors Wednes- day evening with the latters pal'- eats Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Marshall of Lovettsvilie, Va. Mr. a,nd Mrs. William Stanley of Round Hill, Va. were visitors OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE AUGUST 27, 1959 SECTION C II RYERS Dry a Load in 26 Minutes I~ geutle |tete M I~nt surrounds lothos... fast dries a full load in 26 minutes at littlu more than body Saturday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Garrett and Mr. and Mrs. John Hawk were visitors Sunday with the for- mers parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Garrote of Millville. Mz'. and Mrs. Frank Garrett who have made a place of abode for about forty years at Keystone near Millville are pla,.nning to live in our communfty. They are build ing a little home adjoining the home of Mrs. Garretts brother ,Mr, John ~-Ia'wk. We will be very proud to welcome these ,two fine people into our community. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl were dinner guests Sunday with Mr and Mrs. Howard Ambrose of En- gle. The hostess served a roasl park din;aer which was very de- licious for dessert ice cream, co- coanut cake. The Ambrose's are lovely folks ,to visit with. Mr. and +Mrs. Lester Lay of Washington, D. C. were dinner guests Sunday with the latters cousin and wife Mr. and 'Mrs. Charles ~arrett. Mr. and Mrs. Rebecca Johnson and two sons of Murrell Hill were visi,tors Sunday with ~Mr. a,nd Mrs. Howard Wilt and family Mr. Charles TRiton of Hamilton Va. spent the weekend with his son Dennis and daughter Sandra who are now with their grand, par- en,ts Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wil:t. Mr. and .Mrs. Claude Rickles and daughter Norton Jean of Char les Town and Mr and Mrs. Elmer LaRue and son Ronnie and daugh +tax C~ of ~rre'll. I-It11 and Mr,, and/Mrs. ]Euge~a~ Wile were~ vlsi- to~s Sunday with their parents Mr. and+'Mrs. Humt/hrey Wil,t. Miss Ag,nes Poets and Mrs. Re- becca B~llenger of Purcellville, V a. were luncheon guests MondAy wi,th (Mr. ,and Mrs. G. C. Pearl at their home. Colonel J. W. Laxso have re- turned to their home a~ Key West, Florida after spending their vacat ion of four weeks at ,the la,tters brothers .Mr. Leslie +Hentonen l~anch home at the Blue Ridge Mountains. I was ,talking with 1;hem before they left for ,their home and asked them if .t~here was a,ny difference between Florida and the Blue Pddge. They replied there is no place to compare with the Blue Ridge a wonderful place for vacation. Mr. Edd Dellon Jr. of Round Hill, Va. was a visl,tor Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl. Misses Arbu~tus and Antion,nette Wilt and Mr. and Mrs. Claude Rick led of Ranson were business visi,tors in Martinsburg Friday. Mr. Eugene Shreeves motored from his home in Arlington, Va. to the farm Friday and gathered some nice fruit ~r~m hid orchard and some vegeta,bles from his gar den to take to the city. Mr. and Mrs. ~Eugene Wilt and son Lee and daughter ,Cindy Lou of Murrell HiM were Saturday i ni~h,t guests with ,t'he formers par eats Mr. and Mrs. Hum~phrey Wilt. Mrs, tavern TRiton was a visitor recently with Mr. and ~VIrs. Clay- S, on TRiton at t'heir home in Ham- ilton, Va. Mr. Talto,n is a surgical iHug Stone Foundations Two Federal Arsenal Building at arpers Ferry Uncovered After Two Weeks of Work Exc~teme,nt is running high at H+arpers Ferry National Monu- ment. Under the expert supervis- ion of Edward Larrabee, arCheoi ogist and his assi.~tant William Hershey, the huge stone foundat- ions of two Federal Arsenal build ings on lower Shenandoah Street are now lying exposed in deeply dug trenche~ like the bone-struc- ture of a long buried ~iant. An industrial giant indeed in its day, the United States Armory Arsenal and Hall Rifle Works at ~a~pers Ferry totaled over 30 sub +tanitia] brick and stone buildings $2,000,000 worth .of Government 7oundties producing i,n 1850 abou, t 12,000 arms. Exposure of t,he long buried foundations is dz'ama~tic ~roof of the size and importance ~f the Federal holdings at Har- vers Ferry t,hat were captured by lo'hn Brown and his handful of r~aiders in 1859. Besides the be'arded arc~heolo- Fist and his adm~inistrative assis,t ~n,t, ~here are two field and ar- :ti~aet assistants a0nd+~three labor- ors. In two weeks of work they , opened by hand 100 feet of 5-foot ~ide trenches, ranging from 2 to 10 feet deep. Trenches were laid ~o cross-section a mound left a- long the south side of the Arsenal Yard ~hen valueless poSt-Civil War buildings were cleared from the area. These cross-trenches ex- ~ 9osed a nu, mber of walls, t'he deep tst proving to be the foundatio~n #all of the" large Arsena~ building. Laborious hand-ddgging of tren- ches revealed definite s~trata of .arth, layers of dd~t, brick P]bble, i an Suspected of eating Wife Dies; nvestigation Goes On Fu,neral services 'for Robel~ t~ndotph Utterback, 39, a rest- :lent of North street, Charles Fawn, who died sometime Solar- Jay Au'g. 15 or early Sunday morn !ng in Jeffet\son CounCy jail, were held Aug. 19 in Arlington Nat- anal Cemetery, Arlingt,~n, Va. U.~terback, vcho had been placed in Jeff. County jail a week prev- ious on a public drunkenness c~targe, had ,been questioned by Charles Town MunJc-qpxl and State Police co~ncerning the severe !beating suffered by Mrs. ~t, ter- back Saiturday night Augustt 8 a,t ~he Ut~terback home. Dr. Mildred Williams, Jefferson ~oun~ty corner, who had been treat ing 15t~terback in Che Jefferson 'County jail, gta~ted Monday morn- ing the man had died of acute alcoholism. He was known to have beech subjeat to s~izures of an undet~te~nined no'tare. Mrs. Ut~terback, who was found with a badly fractured skull in bed at her home early Sunday L:~vnlr~. Augtts~ 8, is ~till in a criT~caFbbndi~on in Oharles Town General Hospi:tal. Mrs. UVterback, w~ho h,as not been able to ta~,k to police, is showi~g some sligY~t im- provement. Utterback, who had worked for a number of years as a home tram er and groom at race tracks in Vh~is azea, has n~t lived in Charles Town too long. He was born in Warren*ton, Va., Augus,t 25, 1919, a son of J. P. and Corn Lee Kendall l,~t~evba ck. ~uz'~iv~,g are his wife, Mrs. Margaret Visher U~tterback and three children - l~be~t Randol'ph, Jr., of WarrenS, on; Joan Marci ;and El,izabeth Ann at the home in Oh~arles Town. Corpozal I. P. l=bl(~hardson of the Charles Town .S'taLte Police, who along wi~[h Oougl,as Denni,n- son of t~he Charles Town Police depart'merit have been conducting an investiga~tion into the myster- ious beating of Mrs. L~t,t~rback, said Monday work on the case is bei,ng con,t,inued un, til some deft- ndte c o+nclusion can be arrived at on vChat happened ~ Mrs. U~ter- back. Joel McCauley Submits To Surgery in Naval Hospital in Portsmouth Joel l~fcCatfley, ~lectric~ans +Mate Third Class, sen of Mr. anad (Mrs. Wllliard S. 14~Cau.ley of Ran son is now a pa~en~ at the U. S. Nra~al Hospital, PorCsmouCh, Va. patient in Georgetown Hospital. He was adjoined on Augus~t 6 Mr. Jffhnny and ,Paul Runion and eye surgery wus performed and Dale visiced wi,th their sister August 17. and family Mr. and Mrs. Richard McCauley bus "served wl'th the U, S. Navy for 38 mon,ths and Wes~ and sons in Virginia SaCur- he has ten mon,ths lef~ of active d,ay evening. Mr. R. K. Miller, Mr. and '.Mrs. duCy. U~pon completion of Recrut~ Traln~ng wt Bain~l~ridge, Md., he Everet,te Milelr ,and son Billy a,nd attended Electricians vch~ol ~vt ~Mr. Geo. Stine of Ven~xville, Pa. was Sunday dinner guest aT ,t~eir Grealto, Lakes, Ill. Since then he ~h~s served aboard the US~ Holder sister ~and bro;t:her-ln-law Mr. and a de~troyer of t,he Atlantic-+., fleet. Mrs. John Runion and ,family. ~Miss Nancy Run,ion wa,s a Sat- Tl~is,,~Jl~ip served a tour of du:ty urday ni'ght guest her cousi~ wRh the Si~t~h Fleet in the Med- Linda Painter ,a't #~he.~ home of their fterra,~ean l~ast year and w+h~le tihere M,~C~tuley ~isi:ted most of geandparen,ts ,Mr. and Mrs. John ,the countries in 'hat area. UJpon Runion. &lse~arge from Uhe hos'pital some hi,me lwter this m+on~h he will re- Charle s ~turn to the U,SS H~lder to be ~transferred to the U~ Keller, a Have Business Session reserve training in W+ h- in,~ton, D.C. The ~h~rles Town Lions Club l met in regular session Tuesday I Issue Invitations To evening, Aug. 18 at ~he Thomas Tot W "no Jefferson Hotel, with President Ed Poole presid+ing. Bullock-Van eddt No program Yeas presen,ted ~s the evening was spen making plans In~i,ta~ions have gone ou~ to Vhe on various pr~ojeots in the mak- forthcoming mar~i,age of M~ss ing. ' , Johanna Marie Van To,l, daughter The club will s~ons0r a perfume i of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hendrick boot~h a,t the Jefferson C0unCy !~anTol, of Charles Town, to Mr. Pair for the benefit of the f~r. i John Alfred Bullock, junior sec- Presiden, t Peele a,nnounced the