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t" --From The i iles of The-- SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON-FARMERS ADVOCATE By:--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer notifying him of the death of a brother in Washington, D. C. that morning at 9:00 A. M., the second telling him of the death of a sec end brother the same day at 10:- 00 A. M. in Pittsburgh, Pa. MARRIED: At Port-of-Spain, Trinidad B. W. I., Miss Estelle May Koonce, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Koonce of Hail- town to Albert. Henry Cobb of Fairfax, Va. 10 YEARS AGO -- 1951 [ candidates. ~ The engagement of Miss Ruth Scarlett of Martinsburg and Mr. Mrs. George H. Davis, Jr. May-I DIED: James Henry Whiting, Charles Henkle Miller of Kear- of Washington, Virginia was colored at McKendreed, W. Va. neysville, was announced. to be grand marshall of formerly a native of Shepherds- Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Bowers mammoth Jefferson County town; Walter L. Roper at the both well known in the county ui-Centennial parade. She is home of his son, Theodore Roper celebrated their golden wedding first woman mayor in the his on West Liberty St.; Joseph Wil- anniversary at their home near of Washington and has an liam Marlow fatally burned in a L Kearneysville. council serving with tragic fire at Mechanicstown. I MARRIED: Miss Betty Ann 30 YEARS AGO -- 1931 Corbin with a total of Smallwood, daughter of Mr. and MARRIED: In Berryville, Char votes won the Queen's Mrs. Edmund Smallwood of Char. les N. Dorsey to Miss Mary Vir- making her supreme rul- les Town became the bride of Mr. ginia Spinks both of Charles of the Sesqui-Centennial. Car- Merle Brown of Harpers Ferry, Town. Lee Strider sponsored by the son of Mrs. Jessie Thompson of Trustees of the Charles Town Legion and Auxiliary Arlington, Va. Church sold their par secand place with a total of ~ !sonage property in Charles Town ,670 votes and Miss Jane 20 YEARS AGO- 1941 i to M. M. Jenkins of Uvilla for is won third place. DIED: At her home in Shep- $5,500. nouncement was made that herdstown, Mrs. Georgia Lee Wal cis Blackford has been ap- per, wife of Jo L. Walper well Miss Isabelle Moore, formerly red manager of the Charles known retired farmer of that nei of this county died at her home i ABC Store, succeeding Wil ghborhood; at his home in Ran- in Bethesda, Md. Phillips who died several son, Ernest Lee Hough, veteran 60 YEARS~- 1901 :s ago. , lot World War I and employee of :us Lowe long identified with 'Whitmore Lumber Co. DIED: At the home of her dau )herd College athletics has l Lucian Dixon, colored employ, ghter, Mrs. J. D. Butler in Char. appointed to the coaching ee of the Standard "Lime and les Town, Mrs. Nancy L. Coyle of of the Ram football squad Stone Co., Millville living at En- Thomasville, Ga.; in Shepherds- will asssit head-coach Wil. gle Avenue received two tele- town, Mrs. Margaret Ellen Snow; Moore with the backfield grams the same day, the first at the home of her daughter Mrs. D. A. Phillips of Charles Town FARMERS LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE, INC. WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA YEARLING SALE, Sept. 22, 1961 1:00 P. M. (DST)--I,500 HEAD (Steers and Heifers---Palled or Dehorned---500 to 1,000 lbs.) FIl ST BREEDER CALF SALE October 6, 1961 1:00 P. ,M. (EST)--3,000 HEAD FEEDER CALF SHOW- OCT. 6th- 10 A. M.) SECOND FEEDER CALF SALE-- OCTOBER 27, 1961-1:00 P. M. (EST)-I,500 HEAD Steers and Heifers--300 lbs to 700 lbs.--Polled or Dehorned --Vaccinated, Blackleg, Malignant Edema and Hemorrhagic Septicemia. Heifers from Bangs and T. B. tested herds and vaccinated with "Strain 19." Guarantee No Bred Heifers or Stags. ALL SALES STATE- SPONSORED AND Mrs. Mary Waiters. The Charles Town Male Acad- emy that had been closed for a few years was reopened by Prof. Charles E. Bushong of Wood- stock, Va. 80 YEARS AGO -- 1881 MARRIED: Near Rippon by the Rev Frank Strother, French Thompson of Clarke County to Miss Fannie Lloyd, daughter of William Lloyd; in Martinsburg by the Rev. E. A. Rogers, Christ- II L! GRADED. ELIGIBLE FOR INTERSTATE SHIPMENT. For Information--Write or Phone: MO-2-12U NORTHERN VIRGINIA LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS ASSOCIATIOI , INC. I. FRED STINE, Sale Manager Box 440 Winchester, Va. C~ept. 14 - I~. S~ 9 | Discontinuing Farming and the Farm having been sold, I will sell the Following Personal Property on the McCormick Farm, located 4 miles Northeast of Berryville, Va., on Route 608, known as the Wicidiffe Roml, near Maxvin Chapel Church, Clarke County, Virginia (Follow Signs), on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1961 BEGINNING AT 10:00 A. M. (DST) 24 - HEAD OF CATTLE - 24 Two Holstein HeXers with first calf by side; Holstein Heifer will freshen in Dec.; 3 Holstein Heifers, open; Holstein Heifer, bred; 5 Guernsey Heifers, open; 5 Angus and Hereford Crossed Heifers, weighing approx 700 lbs. each; 2 Angus and Hereford Crossed Heifers, weighing approx. 500 lbs. each; Angus and Hereford Crossed Steer, weighing approx. 700 lbs.; 3 Angus and Hereford Crossed Steers, approx. 500 ibs. each; Purebred Polled Hereford Bit1. All dairy cattle calfhood vaccinated. This complete herd TB. and Bangs tested 30 days prior to sale. FARM MACHINERY Faxmall H Tractor, SC Case Tractor with cultivato~; Ca~e single row corn picker; 28-ft. Case conveyor, Case side de- livery rake (4-bar); 7-ft~ Case disc haxrow, Case rubber- tired wagon, Union rubber-tired wagon, McCor.-Deering 13-7 disc drill, John Deere lever harrow, L H, C. tractor mower, I. H. C. tra, tor corn planter, with attachments; 2 L H. C. 14-In. bottom plows, 8oft. McCor.-Deering Binder, L H. C. 10-in. Hammermill; Superseed Tractor Seed Sower. SHEEP 26 Ewes, 3-years old; Suffalk l~m. 49 - HEAD OF HOGS - 49 Tamsworth Sow, bred; 3 Red Sows, bred; White Sow, bred; Spotted Poland China Sow, bred; 3 Spotted Poland China Roars of which 1 is purebred; 40 Shoats ranging from 50-120 lbs. each. HAY:--r500 Bales of Clover and Orchard Grass mixed; 1200 l~les Clover. HOUSEHOLD GOODS, TOOLS, ETC. I. H. C. 15-cubic foot freezer; walnut dresser, metal kitchen t~ble, 2 kitchen stools, kitcher~ chair, 3 foot stools, glass ehing closet, wardrobe, blanket chest, dining room table and chairs, walnut; walnut desk, metal wardrobe, maple dresser, 2 washstonds, 2 chests of drawers, walnut bed, springs, and' ~attress; 3 stands, 2 flbwev stands, 2 metal porch chairs, Clock, old; oH heater, high chair, Ira, go mirror, $ nickle kero- Sene lamps, ntckle and electric lamps, washbowl and pitcher, large glass bowl and jar; 6 stone jars, drop leaf table, copper holler, 4 Bat irons, lmme bells, sausage grinder, lard press, r !],bictures, dishes, Lawn Boy 18-inch Rotary Mower, wheel. barroW, 5-ton j~tck, pump jack, 4-hole hog feeder, metal V~ater trough, grindstone, emery wheel, belts, 2 scoops, forks, ~hovels, digging irons, saws and other tools. GUNS:--Jc Higgins 22 semi-automatic rifle, 12-gauge tloublv barrel Damascus shot gun; 12-gauge Iver Johnson ehot gun; 12*gauge g-shot 'Western Field shot gun, and other ttrticles too numerous to mention. m O. I6 pN TERMS:--CASH. Nothing to be removed until settled for. CLARENCE KERNS W. D. ORNDOI~T, Auctioneer, R. E. I~ORELAND, Clerk, Lunch Will Be Served by the Ladies of the Marvin Clmpel ~hurch. 7 -2t. I , =: ' Kitchens... Playrooms... Bathrooms... Tile Floors... inn Henry to Miss Virginia Cus- ter, both of the county. The cornerstone of a new MeSh odist Church was laid on a lot between Charles Town and the Shenandoah River, the lot being donated by Samuel D. Middle- kauff. 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 MARRIED: At Gerrardstown by the Rev. S. Hunter McKown C. C. Porter to Miss Anna Mc- Kown; in Frederick, Md. by the Rev. Osborn Engle, W. E. Erwin of San Francisco, Calif. to Miss Sallie A. Fox, daughter of Geo- rge W. Fox of the county. DIED: At her home in the county, Martha, wife of Thos. J. Flood; at the home of his mother near Summit Point, William Sch onkle a music teacher of the county. Bradley & Co. of Washington, D. C. opened a marble quarry at Harpers Ferry, W. Va. Mrs. Austin Nicodemus Church Servic~-s Family morning prayer and ser men will be held at St. John's Episcopal Church on Sunday, Sop tember 17 at 9:30 DST by the rec tor Rev. Temple Wheeler. Sun- day School will be at 10:30 DST. Mr. Perry Nicodemus Jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Nicodemus Sr. has been appointed to teach at the Lincoln Elementary School located near Purcellville, Va. Mr. Nicodemus graduated from Shep- herd College this Summer. Mrs. E. L. Ring from Bakerton visited on Tuesday at the home of her brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Robert Anders. Mrs. Loria Richardson from Leesburg, Va. is a house guest of her brother-in-law had sister Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Chapman. Labor Day dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert An- ders, were Thimity Miller Anders from Ranson and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Anders and children Mar cha and Kay Anders from Charles Town. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Chap man were Mrs. Dorothy Stuckey and son Wayne Mrs. Blanche Pit zer from Martinsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Rpbert Leake and Mrs. Lor ia Richardson from Leesburg, Va. and Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Roy B. Harris Jr. and fam- ily from Byrds Orchard visited~ their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Chapman. Dinner guests on Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Wood were Mrs. Julia Royston from Millwood and Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wiley and family. Ceramic Tile Martha Lynn Adams spent the weekend with her cousin Mary '~ Helen~ Magaha daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Newton Magaha of Call For Charles Town and on Sunday they visited the Enchanted Forest in Baltimore, Md. Miss Elizabeth M. Smith, Mr. JB ~EN ~C and Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. and # children, Mary Randolph, Ruth Rogers, Elizabeth R. and Robert 5TH. GENERATION III and their guest attended the IN CONSTRUCTION Beef Barbecue dinner that was held in benefit of Camp Frame PHONE 1015 on Saturday evening at Camp Charles Town, W. Va. Or Call Collect To PHONE AM 3. 9411 Martinsburg, W. Va. May 18-tf. H Iil Ill With the SONOTON SOV[KIGII Our First Eyeglass Hearing Aid with all these better hearing benefits: Natural Telephone Listening Normal Listening Zones Cold Weather Power Automatic Volume Control Straight Line Sound Conductioq Binaural "Stereo" Hearing Contour Comfort Color Choice New Clarity If you could not wear any eye- glass hearing aid before, the power. ful, all-new So.o- tone "Sovereign" may solve your hearing problem. SONOTONE SONOTONE of H agerstown ROY B. FURR, Manager 733 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, Md. Phone Hagerstown REgent 3. 3242 'or Charles Town 825 Frame. Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith from Berkeley Springs were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Warren LaRue and tam fly. Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hermon Swartz were Mr. and Mrs. James Licklider and daughter. Lidia Leigh, Mr. and Mrs. John Crim from Berryville, Va., Mrs. Eunice Jenkins from Marlow Heights, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Charley Heare and son Rusty from Summit Point and Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Swartz from Middleway. Visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams this past week were Mr. Hayward Boyd Mr. Warren LaRue, Mr. Garland Hef lebower, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Char. les Hough, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dailey, Mr. and M~s. John Kack- lay, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Slaugh- ter, Mr. and Mrs. Newton Maga- ha. Mary Randolph, Ruth Rogers and Robert R. III and their guest attended a dance for the young- sters going away to school dance on Saturday night at the Mill- wood Country Club in MiILwood, Va. Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Breeden were Mr. and Mrs. Bert Rickard from Ranson, Mr. and Mrs. How- ard Hough and four children from Kabletown, Mr. and Mrs. William Whetzel from Beltsville, Md., Miss Nancy Breeden and Mr. Sonny Miller. Susan Rissler spent the week- end with her uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. William F. Lancaster in Strausburg, Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rissler, daughter Jane and Pat motored to Strasburg and spent Sunday visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Lancaster and Susan ac companied them home. Labor Day weekend Miss Brooke Harris from New York City was the house guest of Mrs. Bryan Harris. Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. and daughters Mary Randolph and Ruth Rogers" motored to Charlottesville, Va. on Sunday to visit a former room mate of Mary Randolph, Charlotte Heynie, Mr. and Mrs. Smith motored on to Staunton, Va. where their laugh- tar Ruth Rogers will resume her studies in her senior year at Stuart Hall at Staunton, Va. On their way home they visited a few hours at the home of Miss ,ffie Moore in Mount Jackson, Va. Mr. Harry S. Heskett suffered a heavy loss during the typical electrical thunder storm on Thur sday, September 7 the loss of val uable beef cow on the farm in Rippon. The storm was followed by a heavy down poor of rain. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Kibler and family from Berryville, Va. were supper guests at Mr. and Mrs. Austin Nicodemus at their home "Cedar Lane Farm". The quotations of The Blue Rid ge LiveStock Sales at Charles Town Monday, Sept. 11, 1961. Receipts of cows and calves moderate with a good demand for all butcher hogs, cattle and cal- ves. Feature of sale was prime veal top $34.25. cows active and high- er. Choice butcher steers none; good butcher steers 22.00 to 23.00 plain to medium steers 18.00 to 21.00; choice butcher heifers none; good butcher heifers 19.50 to 21.00; plain to medium heifers 15.00 to 19.00; good bulls 18.50 to 20.00; plain to medium bulls 16.- 25 to 17.25; utility cows 15.20 to 16.25; canners and cutters 15.00 down; cows by the head up to 200.00; stocker and feeder steers up to 25.00; stock heifers and bulls by the head up to 200.00; Choice to prime calves 30.00 to 34.25; good butcher calves 26.00 to 29.00; medium butcher calves 20.00 to 25.00; thin calves 19.00 down; heavy calves 18.00 to 27.00; Blue head grade lambs 20.20; red head grade lambs 18.50: red shoulder grade lambs 16.30; but- cher ewes 2.75: stock ewes per head up to 10.00; Good butcher hogs 18.45 to 18.- 90, medium butcher hogs 17.00 to 18.25; heavy butcher hogs 16.00 to 18.25; butcher sows 12.50 to 16.00; heavy feders and light but cher hogs 17.00 to 20.00; shoats per hundred 22.50 down; pigs per head 12.00 down; heavy boars 10.- 25 to 11.00; stags none; sows and pigs none; stock boars 11.00 to 16.00; Miscellaneous sales start 11:00 A. M.-Livestock Sales 1:30 I). M. each Monday. Demonstrational Graded Calf Sale Thursday, Sept. 28, annual cattle and calf sale Friday, Oct. 13th. By Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr Farm Women Meet The Leetown Farm Women's Club will meet'Wednesday after- noon, September 20 at the home of Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr at 1:30. The project chairman would like for all project slips to be turned in at this meeting. Mrs. Marshal Wilson was a visi ter Saturday evening with Mrs. Millard Edwards. Mrs. Viola Chapman is visiting her brother and famliy. Mrs. Char~es Wililams is on the sick list at the Baptist parsonage. Mr. and Mrs. Marion Blue and family were supper guests Sun- day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blue in Martinsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Logan and family of Alexandria, Va., and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Henseal of Hyattsville, Md. were visitors Monday with Mr. and Mrs. Er- nest Slusher Jr. and Gall. Mrs. F. P. Owens attended a council meeting of th Red Cross at Newton Baker Hospital. 4.H Club Meeting The Leetown Toppers 4-H Club held thier last meeting for the SPIRIT OF ] SON r um THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, ] 961 !! current 4-H year on Friday even- ing, September 1 at the Metho. dist Church. Vice president Ab- ner Ware was in charge of the meeting. The meeting was open- ed by the group singing West Virginia Boys and girls followed by the 4-H Pledge. Roll call was made and the treasurers report was given. During the business meeting officers for the year were elected. Those elected to of- rice were Pres. Campbell Tabb; see., Sally Watson; Game leader, Walter Tabb and Gary Coffman; Reporter, Beverly Coffman; Song Leader, Jeneane Sagle and Mary Watson.Those re-elected to serve ADVOCA 5--.B armther year were Abner Ware for vice president and Gall Slush er for treasurer. A planning meet ing was st for Friday Sept. 22at 8 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Er- nest Slusher Jr. All officers and other interested members are ur god to attend this meeting. Dur- ing the social hour, movies of the project tour were enjoyed by the 14 members, 7 new members and 7 adults present. Refreshments of hot dogs and iced tea were served. The next 4-H Meeting will be held Friday Sept. 29, place to be announced later. I I .... ross- Last spr;ng Blue Cross.Blue Shield out to bring you broader coverage, in. creased efficiency in management. prompt cot~rfeous service, end affil|e- flon for national protection. Already, thousands of people in 17 Northeastern I Wes+ V;rginie counties have joined St some b0 millio, mem~lrs throughout I the United States. This NEW ERA BI.e Cross- Blue Sh;eM CARE FOR YOU k a NON-PROFIT community service dire;ted by physicians and layma. you know. 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