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10 YEARS AGO -- 1949 Thompson died a% his home o~n ~VIrs. IAlah Chestnut. Miss Barbara H u~hes was crown [ 7th Ave. Ranson; Chief Police The IMiss Thelma Kath~een He~nsler ed "!Miss Jefferson Country" by odored Washington Allen, be%ter and Dr. Norman E. Smiith bol~h of Admiral Edgar A. Cruise at the ]known as "Heck" died at his home Charles Town were mart.led in Charles Town ,High School Audi-Ion Washington Heights Greenup, Ky. tori~m on V-J Day. [ Married - Mr. and Mrs. W~14iaxn Robert T Bly was re-elected deVIL Wandke of Mineral Washing- president of the Internationa~l a28 ~i~t~z~ber~2f,~pheiIesnd~,~: ~enira2n~e the ~!a~i~;!g~et~lf" ~pple Association, a world-wide ,Prised ~the Fire SChool ,classes held [. .. _]~ . , .... y . .~ , , organization of arpple ,growers. ~, . . ZO ~a_rt~large W.l~'m.an ~llen son last Winter, 1~-1 connectmn wl~h ]of Mr and Mrs J h - --lle f In ~the ~process of rebuilding the annual fire training programs,/Y2.. :. '. ~{ . o n c. A n o road on Washington Street, a deep motored to Washington D. C. ~wmcnes~er, va. ,well was u~ncovered at the Dr. early Sunday morning where they ] In Danorth Chaoel on ~t'he cam ~lVtason corner 'a,t Mildred and Was were guests of the Washington [pus of Berea College, Berea, Ky. hdn@ton streets, reca'lt,ing ,to the ~re DepartL ment. /was ,t'he scene of the wedding of minds of %he older people of Cha- 'lThe Shepherdstown, Cit. y Cou-]Miss Frances 'M. Lafferty. , dau- rles Town ho~v (Aharles Town got n cil decided a~ a regular meeting gther o,f ,Mr. and ,Mrs. Lafferty, Vheir water haft a cen:tury ago. held Tuesday niSht,-to adopt a ~ammer, Ky. and Mr. James C. The well was one of l~welve that ,gross sales ,tax. | alk~ns~ine, son of Mr. and Mrs. yielded water for %he ~own in the Mr and Mrs D~nald Wayne |Gay Falkens,tine of Bruceton long ago and was believed to ,be Clem" of Martinsburg, W. Va. ]Mi~'ls.. ...... one of the deepest. announce ~he arrival of a baby| ~uppJies o~ wnea~ ,ior one 1949- ------ boy. He has been named Gary |1950 season are estlma~ted by the 30 YEARS AGO--1929 Wayne Mrs Clem is the onlv|departmen't of agriculture ,at Married- In Berkeley :Springs,~ ehi(d ~f Mr "and Mrs Howard I~. |1 482 009 000 bushels. Only in 1942 W. Va., .Miss Lura Moore Ta!l~b and .Ashwood of'Bakerton,'W. Va. "|and 1943 were su,pplies much Mr. Elmer C. Clipp o~f Charles Jol]n S. Al,h~end appointed on ~greater. Town; a,t the home of the bride's ac.omm~te orewse ~h_e .prayer| 20 AGO- 1939 sis,ter, Mrs. Ralph Tenunis, in ,or ,et o es an, scop ,, YEAR Wa hinglton. C Miss arah iC ' hutch. |Died - At .f+the home of her dau- Huyett and Mr. Ro'ber.t Russell Died - Charles Wllliam Sydnor ghter, Mrs. Joseph Foley, Ransom Green both of ,this county. "-- Died - At his home in Middle- way, ~harle's D. Homer 14~felong I A s~x weeks drought reduced the c6rn crop in t~s cour~ty to one of ,bhe sm~Hest in years. A heavy rain ended ~he drou,~h}t on Sunday. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1899 Longerbeam 'are members of %he l~ymond Staubs formerly of this[SPIRIT league, commu,n~y ~bu~ now residing ~n Mrs. Mamie Russell of Chestnut ,Murreli Hill was drowned on Mon ]THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 1959 OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE 5--C' LLOYD'S PLUMBING AND flEATIN6 CALL GENERAL CONTRACTOR FOR A FREE ESTIMATE ON ANY RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL NEW CONSTRUCTION OR REMODELING Call Martinsburg Collect AM 3-9411 Of Real Estate and Personal Property! As Executrix of Miss Julia, B. Shirley's Estate, I wilI sell Valuable Antique and Modern Furniture, located at 403 East Washington Street, Charles Town, W. Va., on SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 1959 BEGINNING AT 11:00 O'CLOCK A. SHARP. ANTIQUE FURNITURE Rotmd Mahogany Pedestal Table, seats about 20 people; 3 Adams Chairs, Old Safe, Walnut Table, 3 Old Clocks, Secretary, 7-Piece Walnut Suite of Victorian Living Room Furniture; Acorn Bed, Old; Walnut Book Case, 3-Piece Mahogany Bed Room, Suite, Mahogany Bureau, Spinning Wheel, 2 Small Writing Desks, ,One Very Old; Lounge Chair, Old; Mahogany Drum Table, Large Square Piano, A-1 shape; Hall Rack, 5 Large Wardrobes, Marble Top Bureau, Fire Place Grate and Screens; Franklin Stove, Chmlk Stove. MODERN FURNITURE 3-Piece Oak Bedroom Suite, Day Bed, 3 Bed Room Screens, Some Pillows, Frigidaire Refrigerator, 7-Cu. Ft., A-1 shape; Old Refrigerator, Bottle Gas Range. with 3 Burners and Oven; Small Electric Stove with 3 "Burners; 2-Burner Oil Stove, new; Oil Heater, Kitchen Table and Stands; Kitchen Utensils, Pots and Pans; Electric Boiler, Ice Box, Pair of Crutches, Mops, China and Glassware; Jars and Jugs, Waffle Iron and Toaster, Oil and Electric Lights; Minnesota Sewing Machine, Record Player, 2 Victorlas, Radio, B~oks, 9x12 Rug, Some Scatter Rugs, Straight Back and Rocking Chairs; Porch Swing, Lawn Mower, Pictures and Picture Frames: 2 Large Trunks, Umbrell~ Holder, Lots of Other Articles that are not mentioned. TERMS:---CASH on Personal Property on day of sale. REAL ESTATE Promptly ~t 1:00 P. M. (D. S. T.) TIIE OLD COLONIAL HOUSE and Adjoining Lots will be sold to the highest bid- ler. This is an Eight Room House with lYinished Basement, Oil Furnace with Hot W~ter System; one 2-car garage and one 1-car garage. This property faces on Washington Street 167 feet. Church Street 264 feet, Congress Street 167 feet. A Total Acreage of 1.01. TERMS FOR REAL ESTATTE:---I shall make sale of the l~roperty herein conveyed, or any part thereof, at Public Sale, upon the following terms;~One-Third Cash on day of sale, balance in two equal ,installments, evidenced by the notes of the purchaser, bearing even date with day of sale, laayable on or before one and'two-years after date respec- ively, bearing interest from date at six percent per annum, bayable semi-annually, secured by deed of trust upon the broperty sold, and assignment of fire insurance in a rea- sonable amount upon the buildings thereon, if any, with the privilege to the purchaser of paying all cash on day of Sale or increasing the cash payment as he may desire. MRS. JULIA :SHIRLEY CREAMER, Executrix. PAUL E. MILLER, Auctioneer. C. W. MOORE, Clerk. This Proparty Can Be ~een by Calling C. W. Moore, Phone 707, Charles Town, or Paul E. Miller, Phone 3028, 8hepherdstown, W. Va. Holy Spirit Episcopal Church, of Summit Point WiD Serve Lunch. \ ~ugust 20 and 27- 2t. resident of the coun,ty; at her rMiss Virginia M~thers, eldest d,aughter of Mr and Mrs A. C M~ore w,as nmr~ied a,t the home o~f her parents near ~henandoa~h Jun,o~o,.n to Dr Robert Vv~aliter P~t terson of Duffields, ~he ceremony by Rev. W. H. NeHson of Shepherd s~town , E. O Nixon, mcanager of a car riage sa~es room for J. Wm Miller in (Phavles Town was drowned while l~athing in the Shenandoah River a~ the Christie,farm near ~hanno,nda'le. Rev. Frank A. Strother, pastor o~ Jefferson Oircui,t arranged for a wood meehing to begin August 25th in Turner's woods near Oak- land ChurCh. ~O YEARS AGO --- 1889 MARRIED:-In the Lu~heran Churc~h, Harpers Ferry by the Roy. Willia'm Hess, James F. Cas- sell, of Pennsylvania and Miss Pea(~h Smi,th o,f H,a~pers Ferry. WH,liam Miknes Jr proprietor of Milnes Iron Works in Page County ~a. d~ed. He was a native of Eng- land. s, ow y s. hel uzzard Mr. ,and Mrs. Robert Price and children Mrs. Elsie Cook and child re,n a~tended a picnic ~at Braddock He.ighCs, Md. on Tuesday evening given in honor of LiCtle League ba~l ~ame. Ray Cook and Leroy NOTICE TO CREDITORS. th~rum~_in Leetown, Mrs. Win. N. To the Creditors and Benefic- ~t~u~i~s,~ ......... i:avies of ~t~he Es,ta/te of Lloyd G. ~v~ ~s , ves~a wab~ersano Mrs ~" I" - Pans , ~u I, oeceasem _, sy_ ,C0ok a tte~nded a meeting All persons having claims a- o~ ~ne ~auon,a~ ~uvm ~e~er war- ~ainst theestate (~f Llo"d G tiers Association in Savannah '~i..,~ ~ ..... ~ ~" --- ' ~DUl'I ~ecease(l, w~e~ner ~ le ;'. ............ ,_ ,~. ]or not, are notified to exhibit the w~rs o ~ w]mngnam DougnB I " ' ' same with vouchers thereof, le- ,Vhe Don Cockran proper~y on the gaily verified to the undersigned, BerryviHe pike near Summit Poin, t. 40 YEARS AGO --- 1919 DIED:At h~s home in the coun- ,ty, Joseph W. Co lber~ an Ex-Con- federalte veteran; at the old Fel- lows Home at Elkins, W. Va Geo rge F. Foulk formerly of ~hep- herdstown. S. S. Pol~hamus sold apples from his or6hard of 30 acres to a Mr. Keckley of Win'Chester, for $4000. The orOhard was 2 miles west of Summit Poin~t. John D. Mc~arry, a member of the C.h, arles Town I~istriot School Board d~ed at his home near Bar- dune. 50 YEARS AGO --- 1909 The Fair,low Orchard Co was organized to operate orchards a- bout Leetown rand Kearneysv~He by J H. Baker of Bu,ckey~town, Md. W. G. t~aker Jr. of Balimo~ and Oh~a~les E. Jones of Leetown. Morgan VanMe,ter died at his home Opequon I~all, 4 miles east of Iv~artlnsburg. Ligh.tpAng strucka barrack~ qn Oherr~mea~e f~m, 3 miles soubh west of l~idd,lev~ay a fire f,01~ow- ing t~at dest,royed the bu,Hding ,with con,tones. Mrs. Hoult, widow of David Hou~t died in ~he,pherd~tow,n. at my circe in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West V~rginia on or tbefore ~t~he 15th day of Feb., 19'60; o~herw,ise ~hey may, by law be excluded from all benefit of said. estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. ~iven under my hand ~h~is 1 lth day of August, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson Aug. 13-3t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- i,aries of %he Es%alte of LesCer C DiHard, deceased. All pbrsons having claims a- ~ainst ,the esta)te of Lester C. Dillard, deceased, whether due or not,, are notified to exhibit the same with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virgima on or before *2he 15th ~lay of ~eb., 1960; ~herw~se ~hey may, by law be excluded from-alI benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. ~Given under my hand this ,llth ' ' day ,of August, 1959. MARK B. WETZ~]L, Commissioner of AccOunts County of Jefferson Aug. 13-3t THE MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of ,the E~talte of Wi.lliam C 'Wit,lard, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst ~he es%wte o,f W~lli,~m C. Wil'lard, deceased, w~hebher due or not, are notified to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified, to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, %Vest ~irginia on or before ~he 15tch day of Feb., 1960; o~erwise t~hey may by law b~ excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estwte are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Oiven under my hand ~his 1 Ith day of August, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts Jefferson County, W. Va. Aug. 13-3t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. TO the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of ~0he Estate of Rufus T, Turner, deceased. All persons having claims a- gainst Che es*~te of Ru{us T. Turner, deceased, whet~her due or not, are notified to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, le- gaily verified, to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Of[ice Building, Charles Town, West Virginia on or before ~the 15th day of Feb., 1960; otherwise ~they may by taw be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. ,Given under my hand ~th,is ll,t'h day of August, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson Aug. 13-3t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of the Estate of John B. S,tolle, deceased. All persons having claims a- gains,t ,~he esta,te of JOhn B Stol~le, deceased, Whether due or not, are notified to exhibit the !same with vouchers thereof, le- gaily verified to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Vn~g~ma on or ,before the 15:th day of Feb., 1960; otherwise Shey may, by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiai'ies of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Cdven under my hand .h.is llth day of August, 1959. MARK B, WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson Aug. 13-3~t, Hill was a caller on Thursday with day afternoon in Vhe Shenandoah ~Mrs. Maude Everhart. Riven v~hile i~here with a smaller Pfc. Gerald Buford ,of Fort Eus brother and a playmate. His body ,his, Va. spent the weekend w~th was found on Tuesday morning af his wife BeLty ,~t the home of her ter an all night search. Our sym- iparen~ Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cogle is e)tended to the family. and family. ,Mr and Mrs Captai.n Rodgers ,Mr. Wilmer Longer!beam and i md d,augh~ter were Sunday callers Miss Shirley S'haffer the la, tter of iwith %heir son and d~u.~hter-in- C hest,-~ut HH1 were quietly mar- :lu,w 'Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rodgers in Pied on Monday evening. They are Brunswick, Md. living at presenZ width Mr. and Mrs Frances Rodgers and dau- Mrs. JOhn Watson Jr. in Man- ghlter Norma spent Tuesday ~with nin,gs her d)augh~er Mrs. Shirley C:h~p- ~Mr and Mrs. Cal~,tain Rodgers ,man and f~vmily in Munnings. ,and daughters were v~sitors wi,t,h 'M.r. a~nd Mrs. John VChitehair Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rodgers i,n and son of Harpers Ferry were Ranson on Sunday. Sunday guests widish ~he latters par 'Mr. Vernon S*tau,bs is a patient~er~ts Mr. and Mrs. Howard 'Ever- hart and family. in the Charles Town hospital. Mrs. Shirley Oha,pman ,and child .Mr. ~nd Mrs:. Edgar Everhart Pen of Mannings were visitors and Wanda ,were 'Monday guests with her mother Mrs. Frances width M~. Roy Waters .and ~am41y ,in Bedingt(~n, W. Va. Rodgers and family. "Mr. and Mrs. Junior Grove were ,Mrs. Hazel ~Staubs and Child- recer~t visitors with eche l atters Pen Mrs. Delma &t'aubs and son ~ parenCs Mr. rand Mrs. Thomas Lon were Monday evening .visitors i w~h Mr. and 'Mrs Paul Staubs in gerbeam in Chestnut Hill Neersvi,lle, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Grove and ~i,t,t,le David Maohis celebrated children of near Chestnut Hill his ~irthday wi,t.h a 'bh~t~hday .par- were visi,tors with Mr and *Mrs. ,ty gaven by his foster oarents Mr. Junior Grove and family. and Mrs. Thuman Piper. Several of his sma',l friends came in and Junior . oman's Club helped him celebrate ~he ocv~sio.n. Refreshments were served Mr. and Mrs. Hurry Din,to,manSponsormg Costume, and ~mall daughters who have been living in a t~iler on the Beard Growing Contests property of ,Mr. Tharman Piper ,have moved in wi~h the l~atters mother Mrs Ellie Piper, Mr. and Men bers of the Charles Town Mrs. Pete Green,wul,t have moved Junior Womans Cl,xb are spo.nsor- ~nto the ,trailer. {n,g t,he Beard Growing and Cos- Li%le ,Mil,ford ,Lee Staubs, sev- Ct~me Con{est ,for the Harpers en year old son of Mr. and Mrs. ~erry Centennial. The con~ests W~H be held Fr~- NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of 'the Estate of lV~argaret Turner, deceased. All persons having claims a- ,gains!t he estwte of Margare Turner, deceased, whether due or not, are notified to exhibit the same with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified to the undersigned at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia on or ~before ~he 15E~ d,ay of Feb., 1960; o~herwise t~hey may, by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- ,teet their interests ~iven under ,my hand this llth day of August, 1959. ,MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts Couhty of Jefferson Aug. 13-3t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- i,aries of ~he Estate o~ ,Boyd Car- ,ter, decease~L All persons having claims a- gainst ~t~he es,~a%e ~f Boyd Carter, deceased, whether due or not, are notified to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified, to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Virginia on or before .the 15~ day of Feb., 1960; otherwise ~hey may,by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiarl~ of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Given under ,my hand his llVh day of August, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson Aug. 13-~t. I NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Beneflc- ,iaries of ~Vhe Esta%e (ff Aria E. Shel.ton, deceased. All persons having claims a- ~lnst ,the esta)te of Ada E. Shel,ton deceased, 'whether due or not, are notified to.exhibit the same, with vouchers [hereof, le- gally verified, to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, Charles Town, West Vrirglnia :on or :before ,the 157~h day of Feb., 1960; otherwise t~hey may by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate. All bene- Zlciaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Given under my hand bhis llth day of August, 1959. !MARK B W~TZEL, Commissioner of Accounts Jefferson County, W. Va. Aug. 13-3t. To the Cre~and Benefic- iaries of tthe Estate of Preston Berry, deceased. All persons having claims a- galnst lthe esitate of Prest~on Berry, deceased, ~vhet~her due or not," are notified to exhibit the same, with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified, to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building. Charles Town, West Virginia .on or be'fore ,the 15th day of Feb., 1960; ot'her~se ~hey may by law be excluded from all benefit of said estate All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Given under my hand ~this llth day 'of August, 1959. MARK B, WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts, Jefferson County Aug. 13-3t. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. To the Creditors and Benefic- iaries of ~the Estate of Vallie V. Wh,ipp, deceased. All persons having claims a- day, October 16. All men are asked i,to short growing their beards now. There witl be a fine of 50c for those men Who do not grow beards in w~hich a Shaving Perrrii,t wit,] ~be issued All mean in ~ar.pers Fer- ry, Charles Town, ShePherdstown and Mavtinsburg are urged to com~pete in this con~est as there ~ill be a vahi,a~ble cavh prize and S41ver Loving Cusps Awarded. ~Men ~ho are not growing beards are asked ,to ~u,rc~hase :Shaving Permi~ a the Harpers Ferry Centennial B~,th of the Jefferson CounCy Fair or on Sat- iurday, Sept. 12 in the downtown urea. Anyone interested in on;toPing ,the costume contest are asked to do so as there will also be a cash award and a silver lo~ing cu,p. Addit~on'al information in re- gard to these contests wi~H be pub tish'ed in this newspaper. Plumbing - Heating. Septic Tanks and Drainfields -- Stone and Dirt PHONE 744 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. PEO )t "BES"" i{ S STRICTLY FRESH Phone 17 Charles Town, W. Va. I III m N COUNTY FAIR GRANDSTAND ENTERTAINMENT DAY AND NIGHT -- PONY RACES SATURDAY AFTERNOON -- ! Charles Town Shepherdstown 35 - Telephones - 162 YOU'RE AN INDIVIDUAL, You're one individual, not quite like anybne else/And we believe you should be treated like an individual . . especially in the strictly personal matter of your financial security. That's why our agency provides quality insurance p. lus P.$., Personal Serv- ice H.S. CLOPPER, JR Insurance, Real Estate and Bonds Formerly W. Berry Grove Agency 120 E. Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. Telephone 216 gainst ~the estate of Vallie V. VChi.pp, deceased, ~he~hez" d.ue or not, are notified to exhibit the same with vouchers thereof, le- gally verified to the undersigned, at my office in the Citizens Office Building, ~harles Town, West Virginia on or before ~he 15th ,day of Feb., 1960; otherwisc ~hey may, by law be excluded from all i benefit of said estate. All bene- ficiaries of said estate are notified to be present on said date to pro- tect their interests. Cdven under my hand ,~his 11~ day o'f August, 1959. MARK B. WETZEL, Commissioner of Accounts County of Jefferson Aug. 13-3t. BIG MID.WAY SPONSORED BY CITIZENS FIRE COMPANY ! MEMBER FDIC -- FEDERAL RESERVE SLSTEM Phone 587 Ranson, W. Va. !: