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I DIED: . Mrs. Dora Lee Henry by John Pot|err[old, trustee to good lamb 26.00 to 27.50; plain ! PIRIT OF JEFFERSON PA 'S ADVOCATE / ! at her home in Ha erstown; Rich Edward Drish for $1250; farm of i lambs 14.00 to 20.00; butcher ewesl lard Washington Willis of Hins- 108 acres owned by J. R. We[rick l'lAlf i l I'I KKI /4.00 to 8.50. [Lnt i rtr lut r x IU, * Idale, Ill formerly of Jefferson on the Kabletown Road to Wil- B 0 L I V A R,Good butcher hogs 20.50to21.00[,ho M [ County; Ernest W. Phillips at his mer Cliop of the county at $250 lined[urn outcner nogs zo.oo to/ :woneygram barrel and if FROM THE FILES OF THE ] home in Hanson; William Edgar per acre. Mrs. Reid Gerontmo 20 45: heavy butcher hogs 18.00/your coupon is pulled out - - YOU [ [ Bailey at the home of Mrs. Robert The 1920 census gave Shep- I to 19 75; butcher sows 14 00 to [ WIN. I q ,Hvv q . Snmt at Jetier-,n A,Iv I McDonald, Martmsburg. herdstown a population of 1063 [16 00; heavy feeders and hght| All you have to do is check the [ ,R~f,t~ ,~,e ,~.~,ta --Iv ~v ~ ~ v ~ ~,mblp a [ 30 --- YEARS AGO m 30 and Harpers Ferry 713. Mr. Howar~ ~tewart. o.t Lenox I butcher hogs 18.50 to 20.00; shoats [ Post-Gazette each day for the win [ I~W$'AM VP' ~ ~: - ass. spem unoay wsmng In- - - ] MARRIED. - In Berrywlle, Miss t per hundred Up to 23.50, pigs per[ nm Moneygrams ] - . g -- YEARS AGO -- 10 Margaret Chapman, daughter of[ Bees swarmed m the Alpary on Helen Mary Wilson of Summit en~s m ~onvar rel ]head Up to 16.00; boars Up to| And if you have the P s - I f~' l, i the l~te Mr. and Mrs. Walter[ the farm operated by Grover Point to Mr. James Ernest Slush-,~rs. Arran ~a~iey .o~ Laur,113.00 " y o t4~az-| ~f~'~",~'~,~x~ Hey. Charles W. Smith, son Chapman to Walter" A. Manuel [Bush, ~/ho said that never !n his er of near Leetown, i v. s mg ner s,ster, .v rs.i . MiseeU.aneous.Sales Start 11:00| woe,~er~ tw Y Ura~o u~e21 uj t and Mr Charlo .l W s~n ~f Mr,~ ~n'~,~ Mrs. . Walter, ,~.T' vlong experience as a dee CUlIUrlSI, . DIED'. - At his nome in rafts, I ,~,a,~ ,~ . : t 2L ?4. - Livestock ~ales l:~iu It'. lw.t m o l . ~ "I ~ ~|1 ~ ~/A~'~ t The nev and mrs tiarola g y ur w nmng loneygram T to, M l ] had he seen them swarm so la e. Va." Dr. Thomas Lee Settle, a [ ". "[ Each Monday. List your co,sign-| . J r. rl lW / I "Yff-- ta mwo na tnr nf l~ir~T [ 20 -- VEAI,AGO -- 20[ P.O. Dunaway concluded negot surgeon in the Confederate Army ClaF have. returned home / ments for our Special Cattle Sale See your neighborhood news- I iations for the purchase of the at her home at Duffields, Mrs. bemg guests.or and ars. L an- Friday, Sept. 25, 1970. paperboy and play MONEY- 7, ] Ro W ttooe of Charles Town,Cooke Building on West Washing- Anne Virginia Willingham. I ny oler anu son several days [ GRAMS drum, IO me San francisco z " " last week ' ] " din e hi f f Cit Pol ton St. 70 --- YEARS AGO --- 70 THE EASIEST,i ,hronlcle, StephenH Stone ,was opp t d C e o Y -J L t Mr and Mrs E H Sinohas/ / I a'n erlv of Charles Town is ice, filling the position left vacant[ - aran v. ay [ . t. GAME IN TOWN,[ . .Z.~ by Enhriam Day who has beenl er anu ,v r. rrea :vi. Lenman, Dotn Dr. Charms it. t aKer wno nan I -: :! / M hBEI I " ," ,' - t. [ of the county; Miss Mildred Marie been practicing medicine at Duff[son in law and daughter, .and ] / "'--'---" I IA - mn at a ra(llO satellite ex- """~' " " rank Jam[son and cnimren -uum you uae ao e ex,n i+" c lamesR Mason farmer and|Ballenger of Mfllwlle and Mr. lids, was sent to China to take/Mrs. F i II 'lll Mm/ I II][J I'-ill. Nlbll-Iil tu 5xvc ~ v o. t~c ao~xxty,' " " " " lnla ~eacn U ~tlIUUI lllO~av~J a~ jvu~* xaa~a~w. i IV ll~J IVVUN# Imm$~P" u- hi ,h snced communicat:Postmaster Thornton T. Perry[ H armson E ;Lanham, PurceHvllle charge of a hospital on order lmVirg a r,m,How does $500 sound9 That's the/ di lr ] l'n r [ r'- --'! formed a partnershsp" at the T S Va ; miss r ancy tJray .nct arry from the Surgeon Genera s o fice t ,-- ; o. ;- ' . " n rdrllr- ;;n ahnost anywhere m the " " " ' nt the weekend holida in Car top monthly prize of the Money- Ft, k tt sate and were hi ,h bid-[ and Mr. Paul Holden at the home Dr. J H. Buck of Leetown dmd ape Y " / A m / Jon [ ' l-ers'-on an ancient threshin,t of the bride's uncle near Bardane. suddenly in Luray, Va. while at- michaels Pa. visiting Dr. Sara grams contest m The rms urgn/ -- tnvn n ure of .Blue Ridge Live- machine "I DIED:- At her home in Dayton tending a meeting of the Shenan-ICree. . i'ost azette;.^, o iz I an.tea; prime veal top $29.50 The N'orfolk and Western Rail-[ Ohio, Mrs. Katie W. Hendricks, doah Baptist Association. He was ] Mrs. Ernest tmoues and uaugn- ~e~ "dido ia g,x~ px v awa~u top $1680; cows active to ~ ~ + r,widow of Dr Newton Hendricks a veteran of the Mexican and ter, Carolyn spent the weekendea aany amng w tn omer S OWI . am ;ice at the intersection of the N &| nat,ves of Shepherdstown; uther Civil Wars. noim ay w,mMn::,egaonP " 'l a ad sup t'o $ ,00 every week |D: - ttunter Ellsworth Mar- W and B & 0 tracks near the/home on the Bardane Roan, .wrs. i 90 --- YEARS AGO -- 90 era 'erry. at his home on Route 51 Wysong farm west of Charles[ Anna Watson, wife of Assessor F. I Tuesday to enter Duke University and more than $5,000 every Opequon Bridge. He had Town Established approximately| L. Watson; Mrs. Lydia M. Hahn, i MARRIED" - In Charles Townin Virginia. . month a blacksmith operated the 70 years it was familiarly| Summit Point resident; at the .by the Rev'J A Regester, B Mr. and Mrs. J C. Lougnry me eas es game in sua 's S OWCASE 1" Steam engines used m saw known to old-timers as the "watch[ home of her daughter, Mrs. H. H. Frank Dooley to M ss Lucy Hen- ws ted relatrves m Balhmore dur- town. . . . and threshing machines in box" where in early davs a watchl Burks, Berryville, Mrs. Eliza beth i son, both of Charles Town. ing the weeK-end. NO puzTAes to solve, no senten- , , " rat hill Butler " ' h rles Miss Eleanor Johnson of Alex- ces to write - just put your ownI lie n'la ulelr fiey county and was also a man was stationed w th a flag and[ C g := I DIED: - At his home m C a y ; - - : 4t} --- YEAU At o --- ao t Town John W Whittington anona, va. spent me nmmay monogram on me coupon mat ap ,~,~,~ la,~ I Bell Chapman 55, of Shen- one railroad, he would stop any[ t Mr. and Mrs. Ne!son Gallaher wee kendLwith her mothe~4^Mrs, pears every day.m the Post-Gaz,u,v,s r,t Junction, daughter of the approaching on the other.The Majestic. .Marvel thrilled celebrated their golden wedding. ~. oun!~un. ,Lna pe, cue and send m. at -'lne ik nevenn a and Katie Mansfield Melvin T. Strider has been ap-] the city of Charles Town. Known anniversary. Mr. Gallaher was ed - .Mrs. ,Mnurea,eynoia s a n%s.o The coupon will go directly m of Charles Town, in pointed a member of the W. Va. !as the Majestic Radio Trackless tor of the Virginia rree 'ress or wasnmgton, spout au,- GO CLASSIFIED Town General Hospital. Board of Embalmers and Funeral -Miss Alice Claire Directors by Gov. Patterson to , of Arlin~on, Va. to Mr. fill the vacancy created by Vhe Augustine Washington of death of H. A. Davidson of Mor- and Clarksburg; Miss gantown. Shepherd's New Campus Check.Out Shepherdstown's ON ROUTE 45 Shepherdstown -- Martinsburg Pike We have great hamburgers, plus Milk O Train, a unique caravan consist- and Mrs. Gallaher was the former ing of locomotive, parlor car and Adaline Heeler Mayden of the Expando Truck, has been touring county the U. S. and Canada 100 -- YEARS AGO -- 100 Six cows that had taken shelterI under a tree on the J. Henry Dut row farm during a thunder storm were killed by lightning Inmates in the County Infir- mary are slightly above the ave- rage in number, with 16 men and 6 women. Matilda Johnson, some times known as Tilly Vanvactor, claimed to be the oldest resident at the age of 125. DIED: At the Post Home, Huntington, W. Va Miss Ann Eichelberger of this county; in Indianapolis, Ind Richard D. Rutherford, former resident of the county 50 -- YEARS AGO --- 50 Fire destroyed the fertilizer mill of 'Washington, Alexander and Cooke Co in Ranson, entail- ing a loss estimated at $100,000. Real estate sales - House and lot at tile corner of West and The County Board of Super- visions planned to submit a bond issue of $250,000 to the voters of the county, to aid in construction of the Shenandoah Valley Rail- road. The B & O Railroad put new passenger cars m service from Baltimore to Winchester. All cars were painted yellaw. DIED: - At Christiansburg, Va. General Edwin G. Lee, son of the late Edmund Q. Lee of Shepherds town and a Ma~or in the 33rd. Virginia Infantry of the Stone- , wall Brigade; near Summit Point 1 Mrs. Sarah Hardesty, wife of Wil- liam Hardesty. CHESTNUT HILL Miss Donna Jenkins Liberty Streets, Charles Town, belonging to Kee Yee a Chinaman Past Events Visitors Sunday with Mrs. Mum ie Russell was Mr. and Mrs. Her- man Garrett. , Visitors Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jackson was Mr. Elmer J,aekson and.sons af Balti- more, Md. Mrs. Margaret Allen of Che t- AT nut Hill is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jackson of Baltimore, Md. WHITMORE LUMBER CO. Visitors Monday with Mr. and 300 N. Mildred Street Mrs. Charles Jackson was Mr. and 725-2004 Mrs. Gene Gunning and daughter ]of Baltimore, Md. When you're ready to replace Visitors Monday with Mrs. Net- your paint supplies--come 'to tie Staubs and Mr. C. N. Hawk WHITMORE LUMBER CO 300 was Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hawk and N. Mildred St 725.2004. We carry Miss Linda Hawk of Baltimore, a complete line of SAPOLIN and LESTOLEUM PAINTS, all paint- ing supplies, hardware, tools, etc. Prompt delivery. Open dally 7:30 'til 5--Sat. 'til 4. HELPFUL HINT: Attach pieces of rubber to the feet of a step- ladder; it will not slip on pol- ished floors. assures my family a home even if they lose my support "four family can have this peace-of-mind security, too. Hartford Life's Mort gage Pro. tcction Plan will provide your family the cash to cover the outstanding mortgage balance on their home if the breadwin- ner dies during the financing l riod. And if he's disabled and can't work, the plan provides a continuing income to help meet the mortgage payments. Get in touch with us to learn the many other advantages this plan of- fers homeowners like your lf. PItONE 725-2211 .~.epresentMg HARTFORD LIFe INSUeANCe COMPA]~/" Boston, Massachusetts Md. also Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Staubs and daughter of. Silver Grove. Visitors Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William Wilt was Mr. and I Mrs. Franklin Angelo and son of Springfield, and Miss Darlene Tur ner and Miss Beverly Turner dau ghters of Mr. and Mrs. Guilford Turner of Mannings. * Visiting Monday with Mr. and Mrs. William Wilt was Mr. tep- hen Angelo and Mr. Kevin Ange o sons of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Angelo of Springfield. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Piper were Saturday night visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Billy Longer eam. Spending Sunday night with Miss Robin Piper was Miss Carol Lancatser of Charles Tawn, Miss Cindy Wilt of Hanson and ,Miss Diane Lancaster of Chestnut Hill. Visiting Monday with Mr. and Mrs. George Talton and family was Clayton Talton of Hamilton, Va. Weekend visitors with Rev. and Mrs. Emory McGraw was Mr. and Mrs. Klellen McGraw of Takoma Park, Md. Visitors for the weekend wRh Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Jackson and family was Mr. and Mrs. Emory Smith and children of LRtlestowa Pennsylvania. Miscellaneous: Sunday Miss Tracla Piper, Mi,s Carol Lancaster, Miss Diane Lan- caster, iMss Robin Piper and Miss Lynn Danner visited at the Muse- ums at Harpers Ferry and took with tthem a picnic lunch. Attending the supper held for Wilts sol,hall team Saturday night' at the Community Cen er was Mr. and Mrs. Lee Rollison, and Mr. and Mrs Calvin Lancas- ter. Mrs. Samuel Pearl received a phone call Monday from her son PFC Paul W. Pearl who is pre- sently stationed at Fort Lo s, Washington. A birthday dinner was held Monday for Mrs. Thurman Hawk hy Mr. and Mrs Larry Hawk. Those attending were Mr. Thur- man Hawk and Mr. and Mrs. Don ald Jackson and family. A pajama party was held Sun day night by Miss EFIa Reggi, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reggi. Those attending were Miss Lynn Danner, Miss Kay Jenkins and Miss Dona Jenkins. A Thought: The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it. day with Mr. and Mrs. John Hea- [er. The Rev. and Mrs. Richard Simpson during the holiday week end visited The Rev. Richard Lea lie and family in Ellwood City, Pa. Mrs. Leslie is now at home after spending sometime in the hospital undergoing further treat lent. Home From Hospital Geri Horn has returned home after undergoing major surgery in the University of .Maryland Hospital. She is recovering nicely and expects to be well enough to return to school soon. Geri would like to thank everyone for all the lovely cards she received while -in the hospital. The Senior Choir Bolivar United Methodist Church will be taking orders for home made doughnuts for delivery on Oct 3rd. Anyone *wishing to order please call 535-6906 or 725-7343. BAKERTON Mrs. Bertie Moler ".X-X.g.g-.:-X-~X-~.X-~.: X.g-.', Mr. and Mrs. Rex Stemple of Clmdes Wash|radon Theatre RAN,qON. W. VA. ?A-Hr. Movte InrormaUon DIAL 7'2 -7201 THURS. SEPT. 10 "THE HAWAIIANS" Showing 8 & 11:30 p. m. FRI SAT. SEPT. 11.12 "Attack on the Iron Coast" Lloyd Bridges - 7 & 10:30 p. m. "The Five Man Army" Peter Graves - 8:45 p. m. SAT.-SUN. 2 P.M. ONLY "HOUR Of The GUNS" James Garner --- Cartoons Sun. thru Thurs. Sept. 13-17 Winner of 6 Academy Awards Best Picture of the Year! "O L I V E R" Sunday - 7 & 9:30 and daughter, Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hoffmaster, Melvin Hoff- master, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hill and Mrs. Frank Hill attended the Hoffmaster 'Reunion Sunday, atl the home of Mr. and Mrs, Ralph[ DeHaven a Id daughters in Hed-.l gesville Mrs. George E. Jones spent Suhday evening with her parents Mr. and Mrs:. Grant ,Butler in Vanelevesville, " Barberton, Ohio and Mr. and Mrs. Mon. thru Thurs 8 n. m. Ralph DeHaven and daughter of Late Show Thursday 11(30 p. m. Hedgesville were Saturday even- hag guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hill and Mrs. Fran Hill. FORT DRIVE.IN Mrs. George E. Jones and Mr: and Mrs. Harry Butler of Van- HARPERS FERRY, W. VA. clevesville spent Saturday in Was Adm. $1 - Children Under 12 Free hington, D. C. visiting Mrs. Fran- . ces Weston. FRI.-SAT. SEPT. 11-12 Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hill of Scrabble were Thursday evening 3 Big Aetion Shows In Color visitors at the home Mr " and "DESPERADOS" Mrs. arl Hill and Mrs, Frank Hill and Sunday evening visitors "HELL'S CHOSEN FEW" at the Hill home were Japer "HELL'S BELLE'S" Manuel and Mrs. Clarence wright of Shenandoah Junction. :1 Sun. thru Thurs. Sept. 13-17 Attend Reunion I Mr. and Mrs. R6y Hoffmaster!l STRICTLY ADULT FARE "M E L L I S S A" ALSO "Affairs of Aprodite" BOTH IN COLOR Admission For This Show $1.50 PER PERSON Ruritan Meeting The Bakerton Ruritan Clttb aeld its regular monthly meeting Thursday night, Sept. 3, at the Community Building. Dinner was served by the W. S. C. S. of the Methodist Church, `Miss Barbara Myers and Mrs. R. F. Moler attended a picnic Sun day evening at the home of Mrs. Emma Branson and Mrs. Nellie Washington in Shepherdstown. I wish to extend my deepes sympathy to the family of Mrs. Laura Springer, who died Mon- day night last week in the King s Daughters HospRat in Mar tins'burg, l rs. Springer was a for mer resident of Bakerton. Mr. and .Mrs. Larry Talley of Ranson were Labor Day visRors at the home of Mr. and ,Mrs. Hunt er Talley. . :. REPORT -:-- - - -: - The quotations Of The Blue Ridge Livestock Sales, Charles Town, W. Va, Monday Sept. 7, 1970. Receipts Of all classes moderate with a good demand for all classes Good .butcher steers $26.00 to 28.50; plain to medium steers 23.00 to 25.75; good butcher heft- era 24.00 26.00 plain to med- ium heifers 21.00 .to 23.75; good bulls 26.50 to 27.50; plain to led- into 'bulls 21.00 to 26.00; commer- cial cows 20.50 to 22.00; utility cows 19.00 to 20.25; canners and cutters 18.75; Down; cows by the head; Up to 300.00; stocker and feeder steers, 25.00 to 34.00; stock and feeder heifers 20.00 to 30.00. Choice to prime calves 40.00 to 44.00; good butcher calves 3,5.00 to 38.75; medium butcher calves .00 to 34.75; thin calves 29.75 own; heavy calves 25.00 to 33.00 luamamtmmm JAt - b're aTr For the 6ood Lif Light up, live it up, enjoy your home without worry. It takes adequate wiring to meet all your electrical needs. Depend on us. All Work Guaranteed SHIRI. Y JO/ IE$ PLUS 2nd BIG HIT AT THE SKY-VUE ONLY Robert Mitchum and George Kennedy In-- "THE GOOD GUYS AND THE BAD GUYS" FRIDAY & SATURDAY --- SKY-VUE DRIVE-IN SPECIAL ADULT MID-NIGHT SHOW Gates open at 11:30 immediately after our regulax attractions finish. Positively No Children will be admitted to this engagement! 1. "ONE MILLION AC-DC" 2. "BLOW THE MAN DOWN" (Both in Shocking Blushing Color) STARTS SUNDAY -- SKY.VUE DRIVE-IN ACADEMY AWARD WINNER BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR MIDNIGHT COWBOV' PLUS "BANQUERO" In order .to settle the estate of Miss J. Eli beth White and Mrs. Lalla Harrison White, both de, eased, the furuiture and furaishings, known as "Selma," located on Rou e 15. about 3 miles north of Leesburg, Va will be so d on premises: THURSDAY-FRIDAY, S EMBER 17,18, 1970 (9:00 A. M. EACH DAY) Pro-View Wednesday, Sept. 16 - 10 a. m. until 7 p. nil. This Mansion, filled with fine antiques from many periods, including three (3) Grandfather's clocks; Acorn clocks; ther mantle clocks; 2 :OP desks; Butler desk; 17 chests of drawers; walnut high chest; many other chests and blanket chests; inlaid card table; ten (10) Chippendale dining chairs; pie crust tip-top table; runny other tables of every style. Marquetry and Victorian furniture; French furn:[ ure; set of seven (7) Adams chairs; other sets of furniture; 2 acantlus carved tall poster beds; lots of Empire furniture; old mks; books; mounted heads of Bison, Moose and Deer. Thirty (30) antique Oriental rugs from extra ,large to scat- tered sizes, including silk Tabrez, Hamadans. Herez, Shirdan, Tiki-Bokara, Bergamo Kermans, Qushak, Mousoul, Karzak and others m-Y Lots of cut glass bowls; compotes; boxes; decanters; some silver; nount sterILng and plated silver; both hoRow ware and fiat ware, luding 100 pieces Kirk Repousse; fi e China and porcelain soft paste Dresden; Royal Vienna; Old Paris; Lowes.Stopp; Chinese Export; Gaudy Welsch; Sgos- soidshire. Sets in stand and also hundreds more pieces. Brass fireplace equipment: andirons; fenders; screens; candle- sticks; lamps; buckets; copper pol; stove back; kettles; desk eis; whale oil lamps; hanging .tight with smoke bell; porch and yard furniture. And much, much more. 1966 Buick LeSabre 4,door Sedan, ((Excellent Condition). 1957 Pick,Up; Cub Cadet 104 with cart and mower; Farma diesel 350 tractor; rubber,ired farm wagon; tools; good electric stove; Frigidaire refrigerator; deep freeze, etc. ORDER Of SALE: DELIVF F THURSDAY, SEPT. 17 -- Glass, China, Silver, Brass, Copper, Iron. FRIDAY, SEPT. 18 -- Furniture, Oriental Rugs, Pietures, We're always on call Mirrors, Tractor, Auto, Pick-Up, Cub, Yard Tools, will be sold to keep you supplied promptly at 9 a. m. This sale is being made by the Peoples National Bank of with top heating off. Leesburg, Va and EiiJa B. White, exeeutoA" under the will Of J. Elizabeth White de sed, and pursuant to agreement be- tween them and beneficiaries under will of I la Harrison 41TH OIL Cq w,o . Tent Chairs -- Luncheon Provided. For More Detailed Information Call: DISTRIBUTOR HEADLEY'S AUCTION IN WINCHESTEIL VIRGINIA BOYD G. HEADLEY, JR. - 662-6350 JOE L. HEADLEY - 662-7444 DIAL 725-2215 RANSON, W. VA. MAGAHA APPLIANCE CENTER For Fast And Efficient Service DIAL 725-5516 - CHA TOWN