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V v Jk(51NIA S OLDEST NEWSPAPER CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. BEST MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING $'OR REACHING THE BUYING POWER OF JEFFERSON COUNTY qURROUNDING AREAS FOR MORE THAN lib YEARS. READ EVERY WEEK BY MORE .THAN AND ALl -- 20,000 PERSONS -- PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY THE JEFFERSON PUBLISHING COMPANY. INC SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. ~,PI R 13" ESTABLISHED IB44 -- ADVOCATE ESTABLISHED 1885 COMBINED MARCH |, 1948 MAX BROWN. EDITOR OFFICE NORTH GEORGE STREET -- TELEPHONE 222 the first place.) Another time !Dear sir: you 9ere stunt driving with your I regret that I must use a small, arm draped around a girl. I could "s" when I address you, but the i g on and on and on. Suffice it to only case in which you rate a cap :~ay that you gave me a rough day ital "S" is when it comes to Stup and you do it every day by your idity, sheer nonsense and your egotis- I don't know who you are, al- 1teal thinking: it can't happen to that your chances of being killed I by going through that light this~ I > morning are less than that., Where's your sporting blood, bus .t m ,or: ;:::; Ill not: recount the other t,mes you oday on o you wo e in a hurry to get home from ttt~ Five births, three girls and two ~~~=l~]~~V races and went by me liken bat boys occurred at the Charles ....... ~x.;:~,~: out of you know where. (I've Town General Hospital during ~[~ ~ s,,~ w. ~.~, Z never been able to understand the period of Aug. 31 and Sept. why getting home from the races 4. LETTER TO AN is a matter of such urgency if A daughter, Tammie Sue was UNKNOWN MOTORIST you had the time to go there in born Aug. 31 to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Webber, Keedysville, Md. Friday, bepL 1 a daughter A1- isa Darlene was born to Mr. and Mrs. John E. Smallwood, Jr. of Ranson. though we passed within a few me. You and your kind are either NATIONAL ADVERTISING RIEPRIEEIIENTATIVlUi feet of one another at least fiftY,~he victims or the executioners . KLY WSP PER E RESENTAT,VES tNC times today. The first time you ' ,Los F,,T, AWNU~. NEW YORZ 18. N.V. over took me was near the brow !n a death that occurs in this country every fifteen minutes, a ATLANTA -- CHICANO -- DZ~ROIT --- Uo,z AN~ZL~Sof a hill as I was going to my of- total of approximately 40,000 ev- ALL BUaSCmPTIONS DtUV~RtO IN THK B'CAT, ^R~ Su~tc'r VO a% CO,~U~ flee. I saw the truck coming to- cry year. And I'm sick of you. q~,LE$ TAX.BUBRCRIPTION PER YrAR IN ADVANCi. wards us and since it was plainly You can gamble with your life if . visible I can only assume you saw you want to, but when you start M~Mn~R OV TN~ it too. Maybe you thought yougambling with mine you're get- could make it. Well, you did. But ting awfully personal. There's '4 AT I 0 N Ai .f:'~ g~. It ~: D I T 0 R I A L only because the truck drivertalk of legislation requiring auto I A ~:~.U C~-,~TI~ N saw that you couldn't and took to mobiles to be equipped with gad I ::7 k.) / the ditch. I got a fleeting glance gets to reduce fumes. But who's of the.occupants of your car as it gonna fumigate you and your sped by: there was a woman with kind and wash out of your mind you, and two small children on Thursday, September 7, 1961 the back seat, little girls. And the idiotic notion that you can ry E. Costello, City; Miss Patricia ~N'A~ ~ ~------~0----'-" I'vebeen wondering all daywhat defy every traffic law in the book L. Lewis, Knoxville, Md.; Mrs. it was that was so important that and get away with it? The best Helen L. Bartlett, Knoxville, Md. you could risk your life, and the thing that can happen to you is Mrs. Hazel I. Cook, Mrs. Lucy L. lives of those other three people that you will get killed. The wor- Penwell, Harpers Ferry; Mr. Wil The teen-age riots which occurred at Ocean City and !with you, and the life of the st thing is that you will survive lis W. Hough, Shenandoah Junc a number of other places over the past week-end are a truck driver just to save a few and the innocent "other fellow" tion; Master Dale J. Dixon, Knox will be killed and you will have ville, Md.; Mr. Heber B. Tucker, les F. Moler, City; Mrs. Clara L SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON tARMtRS ADVOCATE Armstrong, Harpers Ferry; Mas- 4---A THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, ter Lawrence E. Washingtgn, Har ___________ __ pers Ferry; Master William J. Alexander, White Marsh, Md.; the Valley. It was founded by[ RODEFER--WARE REUNI( Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Chamblin, Morgan Morgan and the Church ------ City; Mrs. Grace C. Fluke, Elli- built about 1740. The Rodefer-Ware Rcu cott City, Md.; Mrs. Alice M. Mu ---------- will be held this Sunday, Se] maw, Knoxville, Md.; Miss Rosal U.S. sctennsts find Soviet ber 10 at the Charles Town ie A. Lebberz, Frederick, Md.; hopeful on arms talk. I morial Park at 12:30 P. M. Mr. Luther J. Coulter, City. GO TO CH--~C-H SUNDAYl, USE ~ Annual Christ Church Bunker Hill Sunday At 4 p. m. disgrace and should be dealt witb swiftly and promptly, seconds. and sternly. The modern teen-after, whether he knows As I came into town I saw you to live with that guilt the rest of Harper Ferry; Mr. Marshall Jen Summit Point, and Grace Church, your life. Have you ever thought kins, City; Mrs. Sarah L. Bell, Middleway and The Reverend it or not, never had it so good; his parents, grew up in again, except it wasn't exactly of that? Harpers Ferry. Charles M. Johnson, St. Philip's you but someone just like you. 'Every way known to the mind Surgical patients were Mrs. D. Charles Town. the throes of the Great Depression; his grandparents never This time you decided you'd beat of man has been tried to teach Maxine Wright, City; Miss Roxan Christ Church at Bunker Hill dreamed of having the things the youngsters of today Iut a changing signal light. The you what a stupid ass you are, ne M' Mauck, Ranson; Mr. Char- is the oldest Episcopal Church in take for granted. Many of them never lived long enough]light changed to "red" just as and none has been entirely suc- to. see the horseless carriage, indoor plumb!ng, centralized lyou got to it, but you went mer- cessful. The only new way I can heating, or that most modern of "luxuries ...... . the I rily on. You gambled---and you think of is for every decent mind cocktail lounge. And yet todays teen-agers think they've I won. Well, suppose I offer you ed citizen to make himself an in got it "rough" because they live under the threat of aI!anther gamble, and let's see.if former and report you when he war... Well, haven't we all lived under that threat at you aKe n.)n oKer youa oo. [m sees you. If you keep it up it's , eontammg rour nunareu pros one time or another. And dont ALL of us live under, ..... ill -armless and going to come to that. But if you 3~ 0I the p s are n "*z~ ~""zuw'9 I , . keep on gambhng" on the high-" if you pick one of these I ll give cha s e it ma an end way the nee ar y come The courts, the homes, and the schools can put ...... ..... ...... - ..... l yUL[ a tllOLt~lllq tlUllCtI~. DUL ""~ t a be " the of oo 1 te to of any help to you ~0 this nonsense at once. The courts should ore -]of the pills contains a poison that l . enders who participate in this sort of thing for juvenile wiii kill you instantly Wants Disgustedly, linquency and place them under the sternest sort of lpiay? Why not?? Statist]cs'showl HWM 'obation. The homes can start having parents in them Kstead of molly-coddlers. And the schools treat them , I,-l Tk.,.I,,. T^ probationary students and deny them certam pnvfleftes', mJICIll.o tl UCIICl SUllilta/imomil iucroSS,lily ch as, for example, refusing to allow them to participate _ .... _ . .... I athletic programs. And the legislatures can enact laws A Constant Best 5efler--Amer,can Newsp@ers" rmitting their names to be published the same as the law permits the publication of an adult petty thief. And the more serious offenders can be sent to reform schools where they belong. It is unfair to the vast majority of teen-agers who live decent, respectable, law-abiding lives to permit their coun- terparts to run wild. "SOMETHING WORTH STANDING FOR" SERMON TOPIC AT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH At the 11:00 A. M. worship ser- vice at the Charles Town Presby- terian Church on Sunday, Sep- tember 10, the sermon topic will be "Something Worth Standing For." Nursery service for pre- school children will be provided. Sunday School for all age groups il Defense Committee for the town, He named Howard Sechrist Harvey It. Lehman and Richard Funk to the committee. This committee will make a study of the governmental needs of Charles Town with respect to Civil Defense preparations and report to the Council as soon as possible. Completes Advance Training Fort Knox Fort Knox, Ky. (AHTNC)-Pvt. Gary T. Shade, son of Mr. and t Mrs.'Woodrow T. Shade, Route 4, I Martinsburg, W. Vs., completed! eight weks of advanced individ- ual training at the U. S. Army Armor Center, Fort Knox, Ky. Aug. 27. During this training Shade re- ceived instrhction in how to oper ate the 90 millimeter tank gun, and how to drive the Army's med ium tank. He was familiarized in the duties and r~sponsibilities of will be at 9:45 A. M. Friends and strangers and new comers to Charles Town are cor- dially invited to these and other activities at the Charles Town Presbyterian Church. Children's Choir rehearsal. Tuesday, September 12, 3:30 P. :lunior Choir rehearsal-Wednes day, September 13, 3:30 P. M. Adult Choir rehearsal-Thurs- day, September 14, 8:00 ]?. M. Plucky Stevie Helps S " oward Answer to Arthritis Saturday, Sept. 2 a daughter The Right Reverend Wilburn Dorothy Lynn was born to Mr. C. Campbell, Bishop of the Pro- and Mrs. Kenneth H. Settle, Lov testant Episcopal Church in the ettsville, Va. Diocese of West Virginia will be Two births occurred at the hos the preacher at the annual ser- pital on Sept. 4 Labor Day a son vice at Christ Episcopal Church, Michael Lee, born to Mr. and Bunker Hill, W. Va. on Sunda~ Mrs. William M. Nicwarner and September 10th at 4 p. m. a son born to Mr. and Mrs. Nel The clergy of the Episcopal son D. Engle, Harpers Ferry. Churches in the Eastern Convoc- Medical patients admitted to ation are being asked to partici- the hospital were: Mrs. Violet pate in this service. They are as Pulse, Kearneysville; Mrs. Alma follows: The Reverend Scott Har- Stonesifer, City; Mrs. Marguerite Din, Trinity Church, Martinsburg; C. Phirlips, Knoxville, Md.; Mrs. The Reverend Allen L. Bartlett, Susie J. Viands, Mrs. Annie M. Zion Church, Charles Town; The Viands, Harpers Ferry; Mr. Hen- Reverend Lawrence Reppard, St. Mark's, Berkeley Springs; The Reverend Charles L. Taylor, St. Stephen's Romney; The Rever- end Temple G. Wheeler, St. John's Harpers Ferry and St. John's, Rippon; Mr. William Kiel rising, Jr., Lay Reader in charge of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Stevie Vardol gives blood sample to laboratow nurse. For plucky Stevie Vardol, 10, life much of the time is just an unhappy succession of giving samples of his body to science But Stevie, who would rather i in time, and find a preventive, be swimming and roller skat- ] given enough support. But they ing in Minneapolis (if he omyi don't delude this valiant little could) than spending, 'endless l boy or his puzzled father and hours in the Children s Rheu-:mother who ask, despairingly, matic Clinic of the University "Why should this happen to us, of Minnesota Medical School, to Stevie?" The medical scien- doesn t feel sorry for himself, fists look him squarely in the He knows he is doing a job that eye and say, "We just can t must be done: that the doctors promise we'll make you well appraisal of the tissue samples again. But then again, perhaps from his swollen knees, speei- eVentually we will." lens of kr~ee-joint fluid, and of Stevie's stout answer i.~ to his blood may in time prevent roll up hissleeve for another in other children the affliction ten cc s of his blood (which IIIII II IIII II IIIIIIIIIII Ir i Now that the are back in school, will need a place to Let us show you how turn your attic inta combination study - roam. Come in this for estimates and on our Easy Payment Plan. 549 CHARLES TOWN, W$T VIRGINIA Charles Town Council FROM PAGE 1 each of the four crew members who man a tank; the commander. move West on this street. Coun- Do you have a child starting ell also placed a ban on parking school this Fall? Show him the on this street during the hourS isa~est route to and from school. of 8 a~ m. until 4 p. m. on such Teach him the rules of safe walk days as the public' schools in the ing. This reminder from the West section are open. Virginia The Council's street commit- State Police. tee was asked to make a study of I Monday evening callers with the flow of bus and car traffic Mr. and Mrs. James Carper were on Congress street and to make Mr. and Mrs. Nell Carper and Mr. recommendations to Council at a and Mrs. Charles Masters and later meeting. Upon the recommendation of daughter of Martinsburg. Mrs. City Attorney Frederick O. By- Carper showed slides on trips rer, who had made previous in- they have taken in the previous vestigation of the legality of such GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY a move, Council authorized May or Nicholas Carson to nar~e a Civ Advertise In The Spirit.Advocate M 't' eur, F,,e' ' Corre Sl*m dents " We Are Anxious You To Know Them. They Cover Jefferson County For News Items and Any Photos You May Have --Every Week of the Year -- We are anxious for you o meet our fkne group of Jefferson CounW Corr~,spondents, who send ~:n the many interesting news Items from various county towns which you enjoy each week in that befell him three painful contains an abnormal protein, years ago. a mark of his disease); or to Stevie has juvenile rheuma- pull up his trouser leg to give told arthritis in the knees, up another specimen of lubri- hands, wrists, caring ,fluid from his knee. T!;~0ughot~t the nation, an- In the laboratory, Stevie's oth~'30,000 Stevies-- or their bloOd is compared painstaking- small sisters---also suffer each ly to normal blood m me inces- year from this excruciating dis- sant search for an answer to ease. With March of Dimes what is wrong with Stevie and " funds. The National Founda- with the other 30,000 children. tion (which made possible de- Perhaps what is wrong is an velopment of the Salk polio abnormal development of anti~ vaccine) is today supporting ]bodies. Antibodies are the sub the University of Minnesota's, stance that combat bacteria. Children's Rheumatism Clinic Then, samples of the eormec- this newspaper. They will also accept photos whioh might be of .~,~+h ~ ,-o~,~r,.h ~,ran~ t3+ho~;+h.~ +i~,,o ~re.,~el hi~ le~t:~tt interest for p~bllcation They are always happy to ceive your ......~ ........ ~ "~ .~ ....... ~ ....... '." .................. .................. : ..................... .~e ..... e arthr~hs research proaects are lare stud~ed and photographed ien-lFm~mers &dvoe~. A~I you have to do is 1;o tell alzy one of ~,~H~-t~ at New York ~tniver. I~,~,,/, o,,~t N.,~,,.~.,,a~ ~ them that you want tO subscribe to the newspaper. Telephone i ~i+., th,~ U,~iver~itv of Ruffalo i.oo,,o numbers tn many cases are given for your c nvenience. 1 an l' at--oth'er fa'm d sei-en'ti c I'~Ste%ie doesn't MJ?,S Dorothy Lake, Mlllvllle " " " h ......... ~" ..~ ........... ......... I mshtutmns, all financed by t e [hls doctors say that tI~e pin ;e airs.~oaer~ ~no~, ~nepneras~own--rnone ~vt~;~ I ]~5~r~b of Dim~ I h~ ~,~r.~ ~ tim~.~ ~w~A~-~ Mrs. Lena Ambrose, Engle--Phone 69-F-024 , I --~i-i~l~]~--''rh~ Tqmtln.~l ~i/~,~tn't~'~ T~r~t~'a"~'-.*5~P, go''-- Mrs.Roy Breeden, .R~nsop~one 256-J _. ~. ^_. ~ I rour/dahor~ has estabhsh~d [p~g" m the full mediaal, sense ~Irs.umrenee ~mat wooa, ~meM)wn--rnone zo-v-o~ [ arthritis study centers at Co-[of the term But the rapture Pauline ..0tt, Mannin~n~a.Phone 50-F-01.4 ....... [ lurnbia University, the Univer-land uncom'l~'laining bear'i'~ mnss Lunan ~nyers, ~nenann a~ Juncuon---rnone ~-v-o;~t I sitar of Rochester (N. Y.), the lthis voun~ ~entleman of only ~r~. Bruce F urr, Lee:town---Phone 24-F-013 t University of Texas at Dallas]10 is'evic~e~e ~hat he l~ow's mrs. t~eorgia re art, tme smu~ Hiu [ and the University of Call-[he is a volunteer of the fight ~.nss Maygaret Hour. r, ,~erton _. I fornia at San Francisco I against the nation's NO. 1 Crtp, mrs. Jmla vmnas, ~v~eenanscstown---rnone 17-F-031 l The doctors confidently tell I pler--arthritis which, in one or Mrs. Stuart Crim, Summit Point---Phone 47-F-032 I $tevie they will solve the i another form, strikes at 11 rail. Miss loorothy Uowers, ualltown---Phone 26,F-0~1 l enigma of rheumato'~ - ' "'"" ::~n Americans. Mrs. G. E. Webb, Haxpers Ferry-Bolivar--Phone249~ [ ...... . ..... Mrs. Ethel Buzzard, Silver Grove [ ~. Elsie O. H~mstead, Keaeneysville---Phone 2108 I : .... ~ ...... .,.F.,. I'"AmN-ca is A Better amer" ic-."a mnanKs' no" -- "" " .... ~ ' *A'~ .... ' ........ . ........................... A0vermmg (BLADE CUT) |1