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Charles Town, West Virginia
September 3, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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September 3, 1959

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s~hools last year figure ,w~s 4,230. Said In ~the ~ehools of Phe county ~t jus~t a'bou~; wl~ait .had. bu.t t)h,a!t ,l~he had .n~t yet 'l~ ,t~he ~t expected. It is ~,ha~t ard~i~onM be coming inqm t)he and 'the n ~tun~aer muy to send the ,figure o ~a,ark w@hin ,t,~e next days, Lowery sta, ted. measure and u,pon tlhe recom~men- ,d~a,tion of t,he ~ta'te Department of E,d,uoaion, C. W. Shipley. prin ,ci,pwl ,a't Harpers Ferry Grade Sohoo,1 is helplng to ,su~per~ise in tlhe Blue Ridge se~hool, u.(~tlng in an offi,etal ca,pacfty 'as princl,pal. To ~he,l,p out 4in ,the si,tu,~tAon, al~, Lowery said ,a teacher at ~a~h cd 0he two s0hools has been a,ppoindc- ed to,serve in a supervisory c:a,pa- cl,ty, EffoPts raI~ con, tinu,ing ~to find principal for 't~he s'chool, Lowery sadd. erson County Hospital Auxiliary enjoyed a picnic supper at Jeffer- son County Memorial Park Tues- day, Aug. 25 and after the supper Mrs. John M~rtin, president, con- ducted the business meeting at which the following newly elected officers were .installed: . (left . to right) Mrs. H. H. Lehman, treas- urer, Mrs. C. F. Reininger, retir- ing corresponding seretary; Mrs. tary; Mrs. M~trk Ilorn, Bakerton, vice-preside~t; Mrs, John Martin, president; Mrs. H. J. Olson. presi- dent---elleet and 'Mrs. Raleigh Mof er, B~tkerton, corresponding secre- taxy. The picture was taken at the ~ark picnic. At the busines~ meeting it was lecided that the annual Hospital Donation Day will be held October 14. The committee to head up this project will be announced later by In recognition of the 10th wed- ding anniversary of Mr. a~d Mrs William W. Perkins, Mrs. Martin presented a gift from the Auxil- iary expressing congratulations and best wishes to the Perkins family. Mr. Perkins, hospital ad- ministrator, Mrs. Perkins and their two small daughters reside on Jefferson Avenue. The attend- ance award for the meeting went to Mrs. Herman Willis. "ATTENTION--FREE GAS THE RANSON ATLANTIC SER- VICE STATION (on the Ranson Circle) WILL GIVE AIS"AY 10 Gallons of Gasoline to the lucky ~vinner each week. Drawings on! Saturdays at 2:00 P. M. WADE BENNETT R. M. SMITH, Distributor. May, 22-tf.--FP The Ci,t,izen's fire eom,pany was called, but by the time ti~ey ar- rived ~the barn was a mass of flames. Wi,tihou,t a water su,pply sufficient for fighrting the fire on the MeKay barn, it was neese~ary t~o haul water in the Siaenandoah Downs water truck to use in wet- ting down near~by outbuildings to keep the fire from spreading, Wil li,ngham said. Sparks from the barn fire did set fire to a nearby pump house, Sept. 3-1t.--FP BANK HOIdDAY SEPT. 7 ~Phe Three Ba~ks listed below WILL NOT BE OPEN for bust- hess on Monday, September 7th. Labo~ ~,, ,'t I~r~l holiday. Pt:OPI,l~,~ RANK BLAKFI ~Y BANK & TRUST CO. BANK OF CHARLES TOWN Sept.3-1 t,- -FP !