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Charles Town, West Virginia
September 15, 1966     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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September 15, 1966

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PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY BY THE JEFFERSON PUBUSHING CO.~ INC. 210 North George Street * Charles Town, W. Va. 413 s. Mildred Street, • Zip Code 25414 Charles Town, W. Va. ; A Dear Mr. Brown:September 13, 1966 READ B MORE TH N ----~v.... PEOPLE I have recently returned home otter a stay of several weeks in Second Class Postage Paid At Charles Town Postaffice the Charles Town General Hos- pital. I wonder if we are truly NATIONAL NEWSPAP|| aware of our good fortune to have such a well-equi pped and A~C~T~ well serviced ho~pi,ta~ right here %/ in our town. I am sure that my well being ....... today is due to the tender, loving MAX BROWN, General Manager DON RENTL3[I, News Editor -- HENRY MORROW, Assoc. Editor National Advertising RepresenttKlve, American Newspaper Representatives, Inc., 404 Fifth Ave, New York Detroit. Chicago. Atlanta. San Francisco - Los Angeles SuBsCRIPTION - $5.00 Per Yr., Plus 15cts. W. Va. Tax For Business, News or Advertising Departments DIAL 725-2046 or 725-2047 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1966 National 4-H Week will be observed throughout the country from Sep nber 24 through October 1. Recognition will be given to the achievement of nearly 2.25 million boys and girls who participate in the activities of some 96,000 4-H clubs. Organized for young people between the ages of 9 - 19 in cities, towns, suburbs and rural areas, 4-H clubs carry on a wide variety of educational projects in civic tnd communnity service, in farming, homemaking and personal improvement. The goal 5f developing good citizenship is foremost in all ,4-H programs. The goal is emphasized by the national 4-H emblem which stands for the pledge: "My Head to clear thinking, My Heart to greater loyalty, My Hands to larger service, My Health to better living, for my club, my commun- ity and my country. By this pledge, millions of young boys and girls have de- veloped character, talents and skills which today make them better citizens. National 4-H Week deserves the support, co- operation and respect of every citizen. ....... H ..... care I received. Everything was done for my aid and comfort and everyone seemed interested in my progress. There is a splendid vantage ,to those who want to. se]|, or use their real estate as'security Donald L Cer d[0 ! Mrs. Donald Hovermale and I dau hters of Leetown were vis- for borrowing money, l itors on Monday afternoon with ttasn't land skyrocketed in val- Promoted By Madne ]Mrs. HaroM Poston and daughter. ue all over the Eastern Panhandle [ Vi sitors last week wi h Mr. and closeanyway' theand every place elsep,__ TO ˘'--- L ]Mrs. Charles Henry and family to cities? 1 011 Lq[-gean| ]were Mr. and Mrs. Norman Ball- Of course the land owners are ]enger, Martinsburg, W. Va., Mr. paid, but is it the market price, land Mrs. C. A. Edwards, Lee- or are they at the mercy of the ]town and Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Mc- appraiser, who is not necessarily ]Donald. We're wishing Mrs. qualified or fair, or uninfluenced I Henry a speedy recovery. by personal likes or dislikes, I Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ring against whom the only resourse ]and son Larry, along with Miss is going to court, which does not ~Susie Barrow were yisitors on come exactly free of charge? J Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lester If this land is taken off the tax I Kackley at Brucetown, Va. books (The Federal Government Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ring does not ,pay taxes), what of the t enterccained recently wRh a din- remaining owners of real estate ner honoring Mr. and Mrs. Hugh- who must assume the added tax ~ ie Hough, who were just married. burden? Hughie has left for overseas and Isn t it true that there aren't his wife will reside with her par- any major problems concerning ents vchd,le he iS away. the beauty of the Shenandoah and in any and every way to help those of us, who come to them in need. I feel better in body and in spirit for the physical care I received and the goodwill with which i'c was tendered. I think we all need to be re- minded, now and then, of our blessings. Surely having the Char- les Town General Hospital right here and functioning is a great assot to us all. Sincerely, Margaret N. Lacy (Mrs. Setdon C. Lacy) Reduced 2§%--Skil 7V4" Heavy Regularly $39.95 Powerful HP motor. Super burn-out protection. 10 amps. 5200 R.P.M. Helical gears. r 775X15 "(670x15) tube-type black regularly $20.60 775x14 (750x14) tubeless black regularly $23.10 825x14 (800x14) tubeless black regularly $24.90 775x14 (750x14) tubeless white regularly $25.80 825x14 ~800x14~ tubeless white .regularly $27.60 Terrific traction. Unconditionally for life of tread. plus $1.87 tax • plus $2.20 tax plus $2.36 tax plus $2.20 tax plus $2.36 tax: pro-rata guaranteed Regularly $36.95 "You get 12 blades, rip fence, circle guide and 2.3 amp 4000-stroke jig saw, :No. 42~14~ NORTH MILDRED DIAL 725-2212 Potomac Rivers that cannot be corrected by planning by the people of Jefferson County? spirit in the organization that And last, but not least, does urges them all to work together this fisherman think that he would be fishing in a stream peac eful as it now or in the middle of a crowd of people? Does he not know that National Parks will be increasingly plaqued by the problems of the city, including over-cl'owding and crime? Come let us reason together about these wonders and miracles that are to be done for Jefferson County. Sincerely yours Virginia Burns Washington, D..C September 1, 1966 Mr. Henry Morrow Charles Town, W. Va. September 11, 1966 Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate Mr. Max Brown, Editor Charles Town, West Virginia Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate Dear Henry: Charles Town, W. Va. It certainly was a pleasure hav- Dear Max: ing seen you when I was in Jeffer In answer Hardly Worth son County recently, I always en. Mention of September 8th, while joy ,having the opportunity of be- we are looking at both sides of ing with my good and loyal fri- this Scenic River business, let us ends. be sure that we do look at both Your editorials are always per- sides. How can a government-owned tinent, pungent' and to the point. tourist business bring money to I wan to congratulate you espec- the economy of Jefferson County? iaHy on your castigation of Lack adaisicall Democrats" in .the, Aug- Don,t people go to government ust 18, 1966 issue of the "Spirit owned parks because they are of Jefferson-Advocate." economical - - bring most of their Americans have "ilL" bled and own provisions with them? died" over a period:of a couple Isn t the biggest advantage in of hundred years to get the prlv- the increase of real estate prices? flege of running their own govern This is, of course, of great ad- ment. Now that prodtieally every "--m -- .... ------" - body has a right to put ili his own opinion by the simple exped- 101 Prizes Given Away Featuring Two New ~ SPORTOP$ by Internetlonal• Battery 0harger $12.95 Regularly $17.95 No. 616Ui No. 14 Aluminum Reaularly $7.50 No. RA310-14 Plastic-Bristle Regularly $3.20 No. ,5123 3˝ lb. Axe Regularly $4.95 STREET RANSON, W. VA. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCAT . THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1966 of laughs when Danny Miller weekend at the Shephe started the fall season for the Fire Station This is part oI ~ "Round House 8" square dances continuing training progra$ ~n Brunswick, Md. this department. Once again the club is inviting Fire departments will be:~ c