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--From The Files of The--- OF JEFFERSON - FARMERS ADVOCATE By:---Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer YEARS AGO -- 1951 Lewis W. Fisher in the Town General Hospital; Coleman colored, known many friends as "Sammy" the home of the Rev. Eug Earl R. Bane of Lee- in the Charles Town Gener )spital. The Olmstead Ave. Church in New City was the scene of the of Miss Joan Leslie ~ughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Schoof of that city Paul Eugene Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Hoffman of near Harpers Sarah Ann Rush, daughter and Mrs. William J. Rush ~pherdstown became the of Mr. Joseph R. Higham Johnstown, Pa. YEAR'SA-G'O ~ 1941 At the home of his son- and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, Martinsburg Pey Harrison, father of Mrs. eat A. Brown of Charles at his home in Shepherds- Edward Licklider, one of residents of that town; home of her brother-in-law Mrs. R. W. Baker of Point, Mrs. Sallie Mar- DIED: In Gassoway, W. Ca. Henry S. League, formerly of Mid dleway; in Martinsburg, Mrs. George Roberts, formerly of this county; at his home northwest of town, Manley Clegg. 60 YEARS AGO --- 1901 MARRIED: At East Bank, W. Va. James Touro Shepherd, for- merly of Shepherdstown to Miss Urma Vappa Cummings, a for- shall Davis, wife of Albert A. Da- mer music teacher at Shepherd via, in the Charles Town General College. Hospital, Mrs. Ada Lenders Jack J.G. Wyatt, a farmer proprie- son of Millville. tot of the Carter House in Char- Mrs. James R. Marshall leased lea Town died at Carrolltoon, Isle "The Inn" f{om the owner N. D. of Wight Co., Va. Lorenzo and began extensive re- An old stone warehouse more pairs to operate as a boarding:than a century old, at the Old house. The old home was former- ' Furnace was destroyed by fire. ly known as the Stephenson's It had been used to store supplies Seminary. for the C. & O. Canal. Dr. William P. Warden who The Rev. R. C. Coupland rec. had been practicing medicine in tot of Zion Episcopal Church ac- Hampshire county, made prepar- cepted a call to become rector of ations to start practicing in Char Ascension Church, Baltimore, lea Town by the first week in Md. September. 80 YEAR'~A-~ -- 1881 Among the articles belonging to the estate of the late Charles DIED: In Shepherdstown, Mrs. C. James, formerly of Rippon was Mollie Wright wife of Charles a gentleman's vest, supposed to Wright; near Winebrenner's have belonged to John Brown Cross Roads, Miss Maggie C. Cal and worn by him at his execution laban. in Charles Town. William C. White, an A. B. of Hampdon-Sidney College was en- 40 YEARS AG() -- 1921 ~ gaged to teach as assistant to the MARRIED: In St. Paul's Catho- Principal Capt. William H. Kable lic Church in Washington, by at the Charles Town Academy Monsignor Mackim, William Tur year 1881-82. ner Saunders, formerly of this county to Mrs. Carrie Cotterill M-Sgt. Philip D. Beall Gillette of Washington. Maiden's Blush apples sold for $2.50 to $4.00 per basket; Grimes With .me-nercu[es""-'---'-- $8.00 per barrell; Norks $6.00 per barrell. Missile Unit On Okinawa FERRY, W. VA. INWOOD, W. VA. - FRI.. SAT FIRST SHOWING AUG. 31 - SEPT. 1 - 2 IN AREA ! TO MAKE THE SCREEN WIYH EXCITEMENT Fort Buckner, Okinawa (AH- TNC)-Army M/Sgt. Philip D. Beall, 37, whose wife, Joan H~ Beall, 5550 Auburn Rr., Jackson. ville, Fla., arrived on Okinawa Aug. 13 and is now a member of the 61st Artillery, a Nike-Hercul- es missile unit. A platoon sergeant in Battery A of the artillery'$ 2d Missile Ba ttalion, entered the Army in 1943. The son of Mrs. F. L. Beall, 315 W. Martin St., Martinsburg, he is a graduate of Hedgesville High School and a 1950 graduate of West Virginia University in Mot gantown. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY Ill[ [ q SMITH STRIDER EASTMANCOLOR WAt1~ Gltl~ .... L~r~m ~tt~im! tza~ ~._u ~vJ i.u ~ A G~T~(NT~t ~TmgUTtNG. Ir~ RemM FUNERAL HOME 304 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. CURT 'J'I]RGENS GENEVIEVE PAGE CONTINENTAL OISTRJDJI"ING, INC. PHONE :- Day 37O Night Ill PITTS CHARLES WASHINGTON THEATRE Extra Bonus Feature Extra Bonus Feature At The FORT Saturday At. INWOOD RANSON, W. VA. MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 1 SHOW ONLY 8:00 P. M. SAT. 3:00-7:00-9:00 P. M. SUNDAY 3:00 & 8:00 P. M. Children 25e - Adults 50c Thursday - Friday - Saturday August 31 - September 1- 2 ONE~ScO~ cou~w oz u,n4 ~s0m DRIVE. IH HARPERS FERRY, W. VA. - MON:- TUES. SEPTEMBER 3 . 4 - 5 Sunday - Mond ay - Tuesday September 3 - 4 - 5 - Walt OlSnqys ":::,A"; . TH S.. "FRIENDLY PERSUASION" PLU "WICHITA" ............. A ~A~eAUO~hT R,~Ce.:ASE DRIVE.IN INWOOD, -' W. VA. Wednesday and Thursday September 6 and 7 \ - MON. - TUES. SEPT. 3 . 4 - 5 --DOUBLE FEATURE-- GREATEST ADVENTURE STORY OF THEM L GOLOWYH MAYER T~HNICOLOR ,ILUU)m PANAVIIIO#~ TArSi .ANI)'R'i m FINCH PLUS--- A U~astrv, al-/ntern~lt;ona! ~de~l~ W D.--"ALL REBEL SHOW" GEORGE SANDERS ELIZABETH SEAL A_ ............... ~.AA .... Mrs. Austin Nicodemus Church Services Rev. Temple Wheeler will de- liver Holy Communion Service at St. John's Episconal Church Sun day, Sept. 3 at 9:30 DST. Sunday School will be held at 10:30 DST. Marcha and Kay Anders spent the past Saturday with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Rob- NOTICE of SPECIAL COMMISSIONER'S SALE OF Valuable Real Estate By virtue of the authority vest- ed in me by an Order of the Cir cult Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, dated the 17th day of August, 1961, in an actioni therein pending with the Blake- ley Bank and Trust Company, a corporation, Administrator of the Estate of Bessie E. Penwell, De- ceased, as complainant, and Goldie Painter, et el., Defendants the same being Civil Action No. 121, the undersigned, having been directed to do so by said Court, will offer for sale at pub- lic auction to the highest bidder 'at .the front door of the Court House in Jefferson County, West Virginia, at Charles Town, West Virginia, on the 9th day of Sep- tember, 1961, at ten thirty o'clock (10:30) A. M., E. D, T., the fol- lowing described two separate parcels of real estate: PARCEL NUMBER 1: House and Lots in Ranson, West Virgin- ia. "THOSE four (4) lots or par- cels of land with the improve- ments thereon and the appurten- anfes thereunto belonging, sit- uate, lying and being in the town of Ranson, Jefferson County, W. Va., more particularly described as Lots Numbers 16, 17, 18 and ~19, in Block Number 141, as ~- ~signated on the plat of the C. . M. and I. Company, of record in the office of the Clerk of the County Court of Jefferson Coun- ty, West Virginia, in Deed Book X, at page 1, to which reference is made for any further descript. ion and location of said lots all of which front on Burns Street in the town of Ranson, West Virgin in." PARCEL NUMBER 2: House and Lot on Mountain Mission. "THAT certain tract of land sit uate on the East side of the Shen andoah River, in Charles Town District, Jefferson County, West Virginia, and lying along the State Road, near the Mountain Mission, containing one and one half acres, more or less, in accor dance with a description contain- ed in a deed from George Er- nest Chamlin, et ux., to Lucy L. Penwell, et vir, recorded in the office of the Clerk of the County Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Deed Book 138, at page 212 and 213, as follows: A~part of a tract of land with improvements thereon on the east side of the Shenandoah Riv- er in Jefferson County, West Vir- ginia, being all that portion of said real estate being on the wes terly side of a ditch or natural drain running through the prop erty and expressly reserving from the provisions of said deed a pot tion of said real estate lying on the easterly side of said ditch or natural drain, on which a new dwelling house has been built. The said westerly portion of said parcel of land hereby conveyed containing One and one half ac- res, and improved by a dwelling house. Said westerly portion of said parcel of land hereby convey ed is a portion of said parcel of land conveyed unto William M. Chamblin' by deed from George H. Hagley, et ux., dated the 31st day of March, 1914, and recorded in said Clerk's office in Deed Book 111, at page 58." LESS and excepting, however, a spring located in the northwest corner of said tract of land as re- served by George Ernest Cham- lin, etux., in said deed. ALSO, there is hereby convey-: ed unto the said Bessie Penwell the right of ingress and egress to said spripg and the right to use water from said spring, also the right of ingress and egress over the road now located through the property now adjoining the 10t herein conveyed. TERMS OF SALE One third (~) cash on day of sale for each said parcel, balance for each in two (2) equal install- ments evidenced by the notes of the purchasers; bearing even date with day of sale, payable on or before one (1) and two (2) l years after date respectively, bearing interest from date at six =(6) per cent (6%) per annum, payable annually, secured by a Deed of Trust on the properties sold,, and assignment of fire in- surance with extended coverage in an amount equal to the unpaid balance, with the privilege to the purchasers of paying all cash on day of sale or increasing the cash payment as he may desire. Kenneth W. Metz Special Commissioner In The Clerk's Office Of The Said Circtdt Court: I, W. M. Jones, Clerk of said Circuit Court of Jefferson Coun- ty, hereby certify that Kenneth W. M.etg, Special Commissioner, has executed bond with approv- ed security before me, condition ed according to law as required by said decree. W. M. JONES Clerk atm. a T- .................. ert Anders. Mrs. Stanley Boyd and daugh-: ter Glory Ann Boyd spent Wed. nesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anders. Miss Nancy Chapman and Miss Evelyn Lloyd spent part of last week in Morgantown, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Warren LaRue and children Jimmy and Carol, Mr. and Mrs. Denzel Kackley of Berryville have returned from a motor trip to Florida. On their return home they visited with Mr. Richard Luke of Glendale Springs, N. C. Miss Barbara Dawson and Miss Ruth Staubs from Charles Town and Miss Nancy Chapman spent last weekend with Miss Evelyn Lloyd. Charles Adams. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Barron and daughter Tanna from Char: les Town were reccllt visitors at their cousin Mr. and Mrs. Van the home of Mr, and Mrs. Perry of Smith. Nicodemt!s Sr. T, Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. spent Sunday visiting Mrs. George Sil- Army Specialist Claude lik in Baltimore, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pope and granddaughter Miss Eynon Kib-JOe Jones Participated ler from Berryville, Ya. visiting at the home of their s0n-in-law In ~i~ ~flon and daughter Mr, and Mrs. Aus- tin Nico(lemus. Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Breeden on Sat. were Sonny Miller, Nancy Breed en, Mrs. George Breeden and son George and Mr. and Mrs. Julian Breeden and family. SPIR OF JEIWEI SON ADVOCATE THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 196! 5--B Fort Buckner, Okinawa (AH. TNC).Army Specialist Five Clau de O. Jone~ whose wife, Wanda lives at 909 W. Burk St., Martins- burg, W. Va. recently participat- ed in an emergency engineer op- Mr. and Mrs. John F. Schwarz Miss Louisa Smith accompan, eration on Okinawa which helped mann and family from Washing- id her sister Miss Wilford Smith alleviate a water shortage by the ton, D. C. spent Friday and Satur I to Deveruex, Phila., Pa. Miss Lou residents of Naha City, Okinawa. day with Mrs. Schwarzman's bro isa Smith motored to N. Y. where [ Specialist Jones's unit, which and sister Mr. and ' she met another sister Miss Ann ]accomplished the operation dur- Mrs. Thomas Sowers and on Sun W. Smith. They flew to South ling off-duty hours, laid 2,500 feet day Mr. and Mrs. Schwarzman Hero, Vermont and were guests t of water main pipe working a- spent the day with Mrs. Schwarz mann's parents Mr. and Mrs. Lu ther Jenkins. Mrs. Calvin Bennett and family from Ranson was dinner guest at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Hayward Boyd on Sunday and Mr. and Mrs. Mason Griffith from Martinsburg was supper guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd on Sunday. I Mr. and Mrs. Henry E. Riles from Baltimore, Md. were guests on Sunday at Mr. and Mrs. Rob- ert R. Smith Jr. at their home "Silver Spring". Mr. and Mrs. John Grove had as their house guests last week Mrs. Groves sister Mrs. Louise Brenner and Mrs. Grove's niece Susan Owen from Martinsburg and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Whitting- ton and three children from Bal. timore, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Adams had as their house guests this week. Mrs. Mitchell Boyd from Winchester, Va. Mrs. Boyd was also a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Char lea Adams while in the county. An item in the July issue of the Virginia Churchman publish ed an article about the Rev. Jen nings W. Hobson Jr. of Purcell- ville. Formerly rector of Nelson Parish of Jefferson County, Mr. Hobson received an award carry ing a scholarship for study at St. Augustines College Canterbury, England. Parents of Daughter Mr. and Mrs. Charles David Mc Donald of Bcrryville, Va., are re- ceiving congratulations on arriv- al of baby girl born Saturday morning August 26 in Charles Town General Hospital. The lit- tle miss weighed eight lbs. and one oz. has been named Kathy Virginia McDonald and is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. McDonald. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Wall and daughter Susan K. spent last Sun day in Rockville, Md. visiting with the latters sister and bro- ther-in-law M r.and Mrs. Boris E. Stranor and family, little Miss Bammie Stranor returned home with Susan K. Wall for a visit and spent several days last week with Susie K.'s grandmother Mrs. Charles McDonald. Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Adams A WONDERFUL SELECTION OF BACK-TO SCHOOL WEAR FOR EVERY STUDENT AND TEACHERS TOOt HERE'S A SAMPLE OF OUR BIG SCHOOL BUYS:-- GIRLS SCHOOL DRESSES All $2.98 Styles--Sizes 3 to 14. for $5 BOYS SCHOOL PANTS All $2.98 Cottons--Sizes 6 to 18 BOYS BIG BEN DUNGAREES $ Double Knee Style---Sizes 6 to 16. round the clock to complete the vital project. The emergency line was needed to bypass a cut in an old 16 inch line which was being replaced by a 32 inch water main. The 27 year old soldier, son of Lieut. O. Jones, Delmar Route, Harrison, Ark. is a member of Company B of the 809th Engin- eer Battalion. He entered the Army in November 1951 and was stationed at Fort Bennings, Ga. before arriving overseas in April 1961 on this tour of duty. Jones attended Harrison High School Martinsburg, W. Va. GIRL'S 39c PANTIES Cottons or Rayons--Sizes 4 to 14. Pr. $ GIRL'S COTTON SLIPS Built Up Shoulder Cottons-.4 to 14. 2 for $ CHILDREN'S SCHOOL SHOES Boy's or Gir'ls--Sizes to 3. FREE:--Notebook Paper or Book Covers with School Purchases. OPEN BOTH FRIDAY and SATURDAY NIGHTS TILL NINE---OPEN ALL DAY (9 to 5) WEDNES- DAY, SEPT. 6, FOR LAST MINUTE SCHOOL BUYS! and children Debbie and Frank- lin visited on Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Grocer Orndorff in Clearbrook, Va. Sick List Mr. Charles Adams has been under the doctors care for the past three weeks. Dennis Whittington has been under the doctors care for the past week. Billy Samsell from Falling Waters spent one week vacation. ing at th home of Mr. and Mrs. YOUR THRIFT CENTER IN Charles Town e Save like sixty on'GIs...Join the big Right now is the right time to make the move to Rambler--daring our dollar-saving Trade Parade to Rambler Sale! Thousands are doing it--why not you? 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