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--From The Files of The--- iSPIRIT OF JEFFERSON-FARMERS ADVOCATE i By:---Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer 10 YEARS AGO -- 1951 crw of painters under the of Charles Willis been engaged in painting ~ historic county Court house Charles Town. It's the first of the interior of the house since the days of the when it was painted employed under the The exterior of the build- was painted about 3 years Reynolds sold his televis- and radio repair business to Plummer of Martinsburg. local draft board No. 45 ~ received a call for 15 men for examinations for Sept. F. Penwell of the Mountain Mission; Rob- Fields of Bolivar; Mrs. Nel W. Russell in the Charles SMITH STRIDER HOME Wes! Washington St Town, W. Va PHONE :-- 370 Night Town General Hospital. MARRIED: In the Augustana Lutheran Church at Greenbelt, Md. Miss Sarah Francis Poston of Hyattsville, Md. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Poston of Shelby, N. C. became the bride of Alfred E. Zynda of Washing- ton, D. C. son of Mrs. E. O. Zynda of Charles Town. 20 YEARS AGO .-- 1941 DIED: At the home of her sis- ter, Mrs. B. B. Bunsen, Camp Hill Harpers Ferry, Mrs. Laura Y. Conner, life long resident of Har- pers Ferry and postmistress there for several terms; Ray Wharton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Whar. ton of Leetown, died from re. sults of being struck down by an ,automobile in front of the Bap- tist Church in Leetown; at the Kings Daughters Hospital Mar- tinsburg, Mrs. Annie M. Grove Moler, wife of Edward T. Moler; at her home in Rippon, Mrs. An- nie Clipp Heskett, wife of Tho- mas Heskett merchant at Rippon. MARRIED: At the parsonage of the Methodist Church in Hag. erstown, Md. by the Bey. F. G. Coleman, Mrs. Helen Hostler of Charles Town and Mr. Roy Deck of Rippon; at the New York Me- thodist Church, Brunswick, Md. by the Rev. J. Wesley Webb, Miss Edna Kraich, daughter of Mrs. Arch Mahoney of Charles Town and Mr. Vernon B. Moler of ASK ABOUT OUR IT GIVES YOU 12 EQUAL MONTHLY PAYMENTS PHONE 587 RANSON, W. VA. RANSON, WEST VIRGINIA Monday Thru Friday--1 SHOW ONLY--8:00 P. M. SATURDAY--3:00 - 7:00 - 9:00 P. M. SUNDAY---3:00 and 8:00 P. M. CHILDREN 25c -- ADULTS 50c WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY SEPT. 6 - 7 --DOUBLE FEATUREu DANA PETER • ANDREWS. FINCH PETER CUSHINGI BERNARD LEE ELIZABETH SEAL FRIDAY - SATURDAY SEPT. 8 . 9 --DOUBLE FEATURE-- k RLEY CLONES • U NDA CRIGTAI. EDNESDAY - THURSDAY SEPT. ' 13 - 14 --DOUBLE FEATURE-- VOLT OF THE AGES! ketl~ep Teed t;AT'r~ ArTIStS TEE . C'A . _ NN _ Bob Mathias R anna Schiaffhm Washington, D. C. 40 YEA YGO- 19Zl The cornerstone of a new Meth odist Church was laid with Mason ic ceremonies at Millville. Chad. C. White, formerly of Me chanicstown this county was mar ried in York, Pa. to Miss Ruth E. Long of this city. DIED: At the home of his dan ghter, Mrs. T. A. Barney in Char- les Town, Benjamin E. Beavers; at her home in Washington, D. C. Mrs. Ellen Washington former ly of Charles Town; in Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, the Bey. Issue Canter a widely known minister of the Methodist Church. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1901, Robert C: Rissler bought a two thirds interest in the Farmers Advocate in Charles Town and became a partner of J. F. Engle in the publication of that paper. Mrs. Virginia McAvoy of Sy- keaville, Md. sold the Watson House (hotel) in Charles Town to Paimbaum Brothers of the same town. 80 YEARS AGO -- 1881 DIED: Near Pawnee, Ill., Miss Sallie C. Hensell, formerly of near Shepherdstown; in Sykesvil- le, Md. Dr. Allen C. Hammond, former owner of the Sappington Hotel, Charles Town. John William Hoffmaster, a farmer of this county moved with his family to York County, Neb• 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 MARRIED: By the Bey. J. W. Ewan, John E. Quick to Miss Ka therine Heck, both of Jefferson County. Samuel Ridenour sold a resi- dence property on Main Street, Charles Town to Thomas Clagett of Frederick, Md. for a site for a building for the First National Bank of Jefferson. A monument to the Confeder- ate dead in Edge Hill Cemetery costing $1800 was unveiled with appropriate ceremonies. All of the county offices were finally moved back to Charles Town from Shepherdstown end- ing a long and bitter struggle for the possession of the County Seat By Mrs. Ethel Buzzard Mr. Howard Everhart took a iob driving one of the school L. McDONALD, JR. AGENCY INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles Town, W. Va. ~ Tim l~tmlm.mlL IQINhm I III III Kitchens... Playrooms... Bathrooms ... Tile Floors... Ceramic Tile Call For I 5TH. GENERATION IN CONSTRUCTION PHONE "1015 Charles Town, W• Va. Or Call Collect To PHONE AM 3. 9411 Martinsburg, W. Va. May 18-tf. IIIIII I buses. He is in the Middleway dis driver, gunner and loader, f Do you have a child starting I SPIRIT OF $]B I ON FARMm ADVOCA trict driving from Middleway to Shade entered the Army last Ischool this Fall? Show him the ITHUlb¢ A '" SEPTEMBER 7, 1961 5--B Charles Town. I April and completed basic train lsafest route to and from school. [ - Mr. and Mrs. Charley Grove, in, sf l~,~.t w,~ ~v I reach him the rules of safe walk[~---'--$---'- a~~ their daughter Mary Longerbeam ................... ling This reminder from the West l TA AJ The 18 year old soldier is a/Vir inia Sta p,]iea ! Tha ls iv andhart son-in-laWattended theMr'funeralH°wardof Ever 1960Mrs. graduate of Martinsburg ..... ___.v Grove's brother Mr. Willie Wilt High School. [ GO TO CHURCH S- DAY i"A C mmt 'Best ler'- micm Newspapers" of Bolivar in Charles Town at Before entering the Army, ~was employed by the Chesapeake Saturday•Melvin Strider's funeral home on I & Ohio Railroad. Mr. and Mrs. Howard CogleIt Talk of Bangkok: ':-Cold war" and son Delmar helped the lab ters sister and family Mr. and l fails to arouse Thais. Mrs. David Brackett with moving I " on Saturday. The Brackett's a- NOTICE of SPECIAL long with Mr. John Viands and daughter Betty moved from the COMMISSIONER SALE OF Valuable Real Estate Power House near Millville to a home they purchased in "Charles ToWn. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cole and family motored up from Al- exandria, Va. on Sunday and spent the day Monday with Mr and Mrs. Vernon Staubs and faro ily. lVi¢. and Mrs. Howard Cogle and son and Mrs. Mildred Cogle and two children were Sunday guests with Mr. and Mrs. David Brackett and family in Charles Town. Sunday guests with Mr. and Mrs. Junior Grove and family were Mr. and Mrs. James Pear. son and son Miss Jeannette Whit more of Charles Town, Mr. Ray- mond Howell, Mr. and Mrs. Elzy Longerbeam and family, Mr. Wal ter Wilt, Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Hawk Mr. and Mrs. oRbert Longerbeam and family of Chestnut Hill, Miss Gayla Wilson, Miss Patsy Wilson and Mr. John Wilson Sr. Mr. Gerald Buford of Kentuc- ky, motored in on Saturday bring ing Libby White home after she spent two months with them. Mrs. Ada Cogle went back with him on Sunday morning to see her daughter and granddaughter and will return by train on Wed- nesday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Everhart of Darlad, Md. were Sunday guests with the formers parents Mr. and Mrs. Howard Everhart and attended Sunday School whil here. Pfc. Willard Jackson received his discharge from the Army af- ter spending two years about 18 months of it in Germany. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jackson of our community. About six of our little folks started school for the first time this season. They were Milton Jackson, Leon Penwell, Jackie Grove, David Maphis, Steve Chap man and Susan Cogle. Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Cook of Washington were weeknd guests with the formers mother Mrs. El sic Cok and family. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Greenwalt and son moved from one of An- nie Grove's of Charles Town cab ins in Chestnut Hill to a house Sandy Hook, Md. Chamber of Commerce By Brooke Blackford Executive Secretary We have been advised that the Third Annual Arts & Crafts Show will be held at the Quarles Elementary School in Winches- ter Oct. 14 and 15. The Quota Club is a woman's classified civic club-very similiar fin organization and purposes to the Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions, Ruri- tan and other service clubs. The Winchester Quota Club has 24 members representing practically every profession, business and in dustry in Winchester. This~ is not a money-making tproject. They simply want to give the craftsmen of the area a time and place in which to display their wares and whenever pos- sible or desirable, to assist them in opening up a market for any By virtue of the authority vest- ed in me by an Order of the Cir cuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, dated the 17th day i of August, 1961, in an action therein pending with the Blaker ley Bank and Trust Company, a corporation, Administrator of the Estate of Bessie E. Penwell, De. ceased, as complainant, and Goldie Painter, et al., 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 Bunsen, West Virgin- ia. "THOSE four (4) lots or par- cels of land with the improve- ments thereon and the appurten- ances thereunto belonging, sit- uate, lying and being in the town of Bunsen, Jefferson County, W. Va., more particularly described as Lots Numbers 16, 17, 18 and 19, in Block Number 141, as de- signated on the plat of the C. M. 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 daoce 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 i Court of Jefferson County, West i Virginia, in Deed Book 138, at 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 per 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 6ffice in Deed Book 111, at page 58J' LESS and excepting, however, a spring located in the northwest items they wish to sell• corner of said tract of land as re- * * ::; * ~:: served by George Ernest Chum- An Aceomodation List has been lin, et ux., in said deed. drawn up by your Chamber ALSO, there is hereby convey- which will be widely distributed ed unto the said Bessie Penwell to tourists. It is divided into the right of ingress and egrpss to three categories-lodging, meals said spring and the right to use and se ice stations. Only mem- water from said spring, also the bers listed and we feel it Will right of ingress and egress over be of great value to, our visitors, the road now located through the ..: * * * * property now adjoining the lot "The family Fallout Shelter" herein conveyedi booklet may be obtained at the TERMS OF SALE Chamber office. A limited supply One thirdcash on day of has been furnished tis by the Jef Is ale for each said parcel, balance ferson County Civil Defense. [ for each in two (2) equal install- * * * * ::: ments evidenced by the notes of The Sales Tax Collectionin the purchasers; bearing even Jefferson County for May, 1961, was $39~983.14 as compared to $33,307.41 for May, 1960. An ad- vance of 20%. T. Shade Completes Advance Training Fort Knox Fort Knox, Ky. (AHTNC)-Pvt. Gary T. Shade, son of Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow T. Shade. Route 4, Martinsburg, W. Va., completed eight weks of advanced individ- ual training at the U. S. Army Armor Center, Fort Knox, Ky. A ur2'Tg this training Shade re. ceived instruction 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 responsibilities of each of the four crew members who man a the commander, date with day of sale, " payable on or before one (1) and two (2) 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] suranee with extended coverage[ l in an amount eqlaal to the unpaid I :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. Special Commissioner In The Clerk's Office Of The Said Circuit Court: I, W. M. Jones, Clerk of said Circuit Court of Jefferson Coun. hereby certify that Kenneth • Metz, Specihl Commissioner, has executed bond with approv. ed security before me, condition ed according to law as required by said decree. W. M. JONES Clerk Aug. 234T- Three-Part Custome Chanel Color Is As / Varied As Shapes Fabrics All Textured or Soft Wool. We Capture the CAR, ALL PURPOSE, SPORT DRESSY, FUR TRIMMED In The Assortments of Skirt Styles \ Dyed to Match Sweater and Skirt Sets. That Have Been Moving Closer To The Figure At An Easy To.. Take Pace Casual Mixed, Matched. It's Also The Season For Smart New Slack Sets of Cotton Knit With Lined .Pants. ALSO WIDE VARIETY OF MILLINERY, HAND BAGS, JEWELRY ALL AT THE IN THE WASHINGTON SHOPPING CENTER IN RANSON, W. VA. ~ambler ~4merlcon Custom 4.Da~r Station Wagon Ramb/ar American Custom 2-Daor ,Sedan NOW BUY AND SAVE--while we've got 'era! Join the TRADE PARADE to '61 Ramblers--your opportunity for big year-end values ~ Get your wagon, sedan or convertible while the choice is high, wide, aad handsome--and we'll allow you top dollar for your car. Come in--join the TRADE PARADE, Rambler Americans, Rambler Classics. and Ambassador V-8's--sedans, wagons, convertibles--are waiting to save you honest dollars if you acf now ! AMERICA'S LOWEST PRICE I AS LOW AS PER MONTH ~Fof R~mtlbr Amtrcan OelJaxe 2-I~ Sedan, kSmthly peyem~ I.~ed o~ m~l~turer'~ ~u~e~ted factofycdeliV~lM Price ($1"D, With ~ ~ Hymlmt, 36~mo~th cooltact w*th n@rmal C~lifylflS rdf~lTg~ fe~lfsl Llxel i~lKI. 0ptmnal equipmlmt, h'snspoltatloo, tn,s~fanCt, st~ aH ~ ~, d ~y, eattl~ Standard of Compact Car Excellence: Town, W. Vo. III III I I .