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September 17, 1959

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PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. BY THE JEFFERSON PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC. ALL SUBSCRIPTIONg DELIVERED IN THE ETATE ARE SUBJECT TO 20/0 CONSUMKRB 8ALES TAX. SUBSCRiPTiON $3.50 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. SPIRIT E~rrABLIBHED 1844 -- ADVOCATE EETABLIBHED 1885 COMBINED MARCH 1, 1948 MAX BROWN, I~tTOm OFFICE NORTH GEORGE STREET --- TELEPHONE 222 EERVING JEFFERSON COUNTY FOR 114 YEJt, IDRB AND READ BY M~RE YHAN 20,000 PEOPLE EVERY WEEK, ENTERED AS SECOND CLAEE MATTER AT THE POBTOFFICE IN CHARLEi TOWN, W. VA., UNDER THE ACT OF MARCH ~, 1879. WEEKLY NEWSPAPER REPRF~ENTATIVEB, INC. NEW YORK CHICAGO ATLANTA DETROIT LOB ANGELES MEMBER~ OF THE ONAL EDITOR L Thursday, September 17, 1959 FOOTBALL AND TRAFFIC Well, in case you are interested, this is to advise that the football season is now upon us. The baseball season continues, but with the exception of the World Series baseball will play a second fiddle for the next few months. And millions will now start looking forward to the Big Week-end and the Big Game. Which only serves to re- mind us that a word of caution is now in order. We hope that many of our people will have an opportunity to motor hither and yon and enjoy the colorful spectacle or' a good football game. But remember that the highway is still a dangerous place, and that sometimes in the fri- volity of the occasion it can become even more dangerous than it ordinarily is. Go to the Game. And have fun. But remember that the fun is only one step away from the grim tragedy of death on the highway. Enjoy the Y t_: ( ://~ ~iI M-Sgt. ElvEs M/Sgt. Elvis S. Williams, Army Recruiter in Winohester, Vs. has returned to Charles Town and Jeff erson .County, Wes,t Virginia. M/:Sgt. ~]lvis S. Williams, was as- signed recruiting duty from Fort Knox, Ky July 1, 1956 with duty st~bic~ns in Martinsburg covering ,Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson Counties and a station in Win- chester, Va. covering Frederick and Clarke Counties. In February 1957 the W. Va. Countries were ,transferred ~o Bal'timore, Md. and the Virginia counties to Roanoke, S. Williams M/Sgt. Williams ~s a veteran of 16 years service and served the 2rid Armored Diwisic~ in Eur- ope during World War II and t'he 25th Div. in the Korean War. A :holder of the Silver Star Medal a Purple Heart. He is a soldier of long experiences and well in.form- ed on t)he modern Army. Parents are interested in l~he ed uc~tion and heal~Vh of ~heir young men a,nd women and sThould catch in,to the opoo~n~ties of ~'he mod ern Army, there is as much diff- erence in todays Army and the Army of World War II as there game. But remember when it is over that the victory Ca. due to Che clo~ng o~ ~he Re- as the Civil War and World War , should not cause you to relax for one moment on the trii:, cruiting sta tion in Alexandria, Va. Now ~he two Vs. counties have ' S~t. Wi~liams,i~ his wife and their back home. Week-end traffic is always heavy. During the been transferred to Ba,ltimore Md. daughter, an eleven,t2x grade pupil : football season it is even heavier. There is a lot of wuth i due to the costof transporting the Handley Hig School live at i in the worn cliche that the :life you save may be your own i enli~tees to Roanoke. Sg . Will- 9 Spring Crest Ave., Win.ohester, ~ z .......... z ~--~ z ......... iams will be in the Post Office base Vs. with his office wt 41 Eus~ Pic " . men~t Charles Town, W. Va. eachcadil'ly Street, Wi'n~cenester, Vs. He n amnhpll Tn ThA (;,nell Ill M:ttk,,w Tuesday from 11 a. m. to 1 p. m. may be reached by telephone at ...... w.., land ursday from a m to1 offiCe MOor Ho e -- -- IP m IMO -4935. Perform Confirmation Will :Be Worship Sermon - Zion Eptscopal Church Sunday Lutheran Church NEWS fiAPPENINGS IN The Rev. Richard E. Neal, 9as- ) A R I I:1N tor. an.~ounced Monday~t:he follow . n ~ m., ing schedule of services for Sun-] BV Mrs Clarence Smallwood Phone 20-F-024 day, SePt. 20 a;t St Thomas Lu-i -- , RT. REV. WILBURN CAMPBELL The Rt. Rev. Wilburn C. Camp- .bell, Bishop of the ProtesCant Dpis copal Diocese of West Virginia, will make an official visit~etic~n in Zion Church Sunday, September 20 ,to perform ~he righ,t of Con- firm~tion at the 11 A. M. service. "Con.firnmtton is a public affi.. rm~tAon of fai,th in Christ and Con, firmatlon, or the laying on of hands, in the Anglican Covnmu,.n- ion rite trea-~ured since the da:~s of the Apostles" Bishop Campbell said. l~oHowing the service of Con- *firm~t4on Bishop Campbell will preach. The Rev. Stanley F. Hauser, Rec .theran Ohruoh. The Serv4ce at Ii:00 a. m. wi,tk~ sermon, "The Gospel of Matthew". Nursery held during wors~p; coffee hour fol- lows the Service. Sunday Church School wt 9:45 a. m. Senior High and Junior High Luther Leagues meet a~ the Parsonage at 7:00 p. m. Monday, Special meeting .of ~tirch Workers' Conference : at the ,church at 8:00 p. m. Thursday Choir r~hearsal ~t 8:00 p. m. Sa't- urday, first year ca.te~hism class meets at 10:00 a. m. at the ~)ar- sonage; conflrma~o,n class meets at $1:00 a. m. at t~e parsonage. Charles Town Group At Episcopal Church "Meeting In Romney Episcopal Churchmen of West Virginia wi,th Shirley Hunt, Zion Church Charles Town, presiding, held their annual meeting at Pet- erkin Conference Cen~er, near Romney, over the past weeke,nd. One hundred ,and sixty four men were present for the occas- ion. Mr. Hun, who is Chairman i of the Episcopal Churchmen of West Virginia, said this number was the largest on record. Those going from Zion Church were in ;addition ,to Mr. Hun,t, Edward L. Mc~Dc~nald, Jr., Thomas W. Step- toe, C. Smith, l~oger J. Perry, Conrad C. Hammann, Jaq uitin W. Getzendanner, Raymond W. Smith. The keynote address of the meet ing was delivered by the naion- ally known layman George P. De- Pue, Jr., Vice President of Gray ;Advertising Agency, Inc., New York, N. Y: The high'ligh of the meeting was l~he dedication of the new ~ch'~pel, to be kno~vn as "Strider Cha'pel" honoring the Rt. Rev. R. E. L. Strider, D. D. retired Bishop of West Virginia, now living ~t has home "Rose Hill" near Lee~wn, Cot of Zion ChurCh, stated that ~he classes of irzstruction for those to be con.firmed would be com, ple- ted Chis week and that he is en- couraged by the large number of laersons i,~ aA~tendan~e. A cordial invitation is extended fby ~piscopalians to all who would ~ke to attend this impressive ser- vice. In the ,afternoon Bishop Camp- ~ell will preside a~t a meeting of he Eastern Convoca~tion at St. PhtMp's Episcopal Church. He will ~tlso address tha~ meeting. Sunday Worship Service Regular evening worship Ser- vice will be held Sunday, ,Septem- ber 20th at 7:30 p. m. The K~bletown Farm Woman's Club meeting date has ,been ehan ged to September 2~ at 11:30 EST at the :home of Mrs. C. D. Boyer Shannon Park. The change of time is due ,to the fact that the hos,tess, Mrs. C. D. Boyer is at- .tending a meeti,ng at Jackson's .Mill. Mr. Richard Rowland accom- panied by Miss Nancy Lou Clipp, Mr. Marshall Thompson, his dau ghter Miss Helen Thompson and his grandson Riley Thompson vis- ited wi,th Mrs. Belle Tavenner of Alexandria, Va. on Sunday Mrs. Tave,nner who is :in her eighty six- th year is an ,aunt of Mr. Thomp- son. Mr. Henry Clipp suffered sever- al days last week with a badly in- fected eye due to ragweed pois- oning. A physician was consulted who lanced an .infected spot on .the eye Hd. He is very comfor- twble at t'he ,time o,f this writing. Guests Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rowland, Woodbyr,ne Farm were Mrs. John C. Ware of Charles Town and Miss Vivian Wa~tts of Harrisburg, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Howell and family accompanied by his grandfather Mr. Joe Howell ,all of Alexandria, Va. were recen~ visi- tors with the latters son and dau ghter-m-l~w Mr. and Mrs. Stor- mer Howell. Friends are glad to hear that Mr. Joe Howell, a for- mer resident of 'the Fairmont Church vicini,ty is e,njoying good health and con~tinued quite active despite advancing age. Those attending the funeral of .the late ~Mr. Charles Busy of Mol er's Cross Roads from this vicin- ity were his brother-in-law 'Mr. and Mrs. George Fz'i, tts, their dau ghters Mrs. Paul Rowland and Mrs. Alonzo Welsh and Con,nEe Sue Rowland. Services were held Saturday ~fternoon with inter- ment made in Rosedale Cemetery. Martinsburg. Prior to the service Mr. George FriVts became quite 411 and was returned ~to his home m Myerstown where he continues under 'the doctor's care. Mr. Fri~ts has,n't been well for quite some time previous to this last illness. Terry Rowland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rowland severly cut an arm and .one side of his face when jumping over several strands of barb wire ,fencing while playing at the home of a neighbor, Buddy Howell. The youngster ,thought Chore were only two stra,nds of wire so therefore did not clear the third strand which he had not not mg :hay around noon WIonday th~ SPIRIT OF liced as it was about dusk. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Mercer, her mother and grandmother respec- tively Mrs. Wm. Hough and Mrs, Maggie Hough of Bakerton motor- ed to the National Airport, Wash- ington, D. C. last Friday night to meet Mrs. Mercer's youngest bro- ther, George Hough who had flown from Great Lakes Naval Traini,ng Center. George is on a fourteen day leave. Several local people began em- ployment Monday afternoon in Byrds Apple Packing House near Charles Town. Mrs. Charles Hough and Mrs. C. D. Mercer work at wrapping apples. Mrs. Freeda Johnson and dau- ghter Sandra of Boyce, Va. were brief callers Friday eve,ning wiCh ~Miss Margaret Johnson, Miss Rose Barron and Mrs. Roy Lancaster of Charles Town were among those who called briefly Sunday wger- noon. MiSs Johnson is convales- cing slowly a~t her home having returned there from ~the Charles Town Hospi,l~al Tuesday, Sol, tern- her 8. Eddie Ware of Woodbyne ~arm returned to Blacksburg, Va. Mon- day vchere he enrolled in the Sen ior Class in V. P. I. Mr. and ,Mrs. John Russell of near Charles Town were visitors Monday with their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and ~Mrs. Robert Sowers. Mrs. Ruth Viands accompanied by her mother Mrs. Thomas Shull motored to Richmond, Va. o,n Labor Day where ,they vilsted She ,tractor fell in, to a groundhog hole which resulted in a broken end in 4 -A / JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 195 latter's nephew and niece ~Mr. and Mrs. George Nicely. Mrs. Edi,th Hunter of Leesburg, Va. is spending several days with:~ her son-in-law and da,JghCer Mr. and Mrs. Homer Newcomb. Ground hogs continue ,to cause severe damagetto farming land which in tur,a brings trouble to the farmers. Addison Sowers who assists Charles Hough on ~he ~[arm reported Tuesday tha~t ,while rak- front of tractor. Hough was oper- ating the equipment, my Jefferson County friends for withou~ i, I ,would have a "Lost ~'~'~g~'~'~'~'~~'~J~J Week-End". Sincerely, Janet J. Sutton ~~-~2'y~eg~ NO INDUCTION CALL Ranson, W. Vs. FOR MONTH OCTOBER September 11, 1959 Mr. and ~Mrs. W. S. Wys~ng Head Spring Pony ~arm Charles ToWn, W. Va. Dear Mr. and Mrs. Wysong: Please aNow me to convey to ou the appreciation of ~he entire membership of our .company ,for your generous contribution of che pony we chanced off. We were ab- le to make over $500.00 which means you pra~tiowlly donwted .that ,much money. ~t ~ a ~i~e ges'ture on your part ,and we are very grateful. The money is being a:ppl~ed o our new Cruck fund. With k~ndest regards and many thanks to you bo~h, Sincere,ly yours, Independent ~ire Co., Inc. C. P. I~EIN2~GE~ Presiden~ co: Mr. Max Brown Spirit of Jeffers(x'~-Advocate Town that there would not any call for men to be inducted ~1 into the nwtm,n's Armed Fore from Jefferson County during th~ month of October. Sears Roebuck ~epovt~ sharp gains in sales. 415 N. Chestnut St. Apt. 4,8-C, Avalon Pil~sburg 2, 'Pa. Sept. 14, Edi,tor Spirant of Jefferson-Advocate Dear Sir:- Enclosed find check ,for renewal of xny subsori:ptio~n for anobher year to your 'wonderful pa~per. It is always good ~o get the paper each week as i keeps me in touch with Announcemen~t was made Wed- nesday by Mrs. Helen Glerm, clerk of the Jefferson Coun,ty Selective Service Board office in Charles U. N. surve~ finds decline in ~rmers. SenaCe group bo, cks bill on ca~ paig,ns. WITH COMPLETE FEEDS and Bulk or Bag - - - Delivery PROCESS FEED FOR--- 1. Dairy 2. Beef 3. 'Calf 4. Hog 5. Poultry SAVE LABOR SAVE TIME SAVE GRAIN LESS STOR2 GE REQUIRED ON THE FARM. PHONE 17 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. .... Equipped To Serve .... AVAILABLE ALL CUTS m (OUR OWN lb. MAKE) FRESH PORK SAUSAG ROCKINGHAM FRESH mmm BARTLETT lb. lb. For Russian heart oper~ttion is de- in this coun,ty. Bk~aop Strider was scri~bed here. the preacher on this occasicm. RANGES ; C0 're ;pon lenh For We Are Anxious For You To Know Them. They Cover Jefferson County CARROTS, CABBAGE, PEPPERS, CUCUM- For News Items and Any Photos You May Have -- Every Week of the Year -- NEW PEC A ____,____ BERS, LETTUCE, CELERY, LEMONS, GRAPEFRUIT, CANTALOUPES, ETC. We are anxious for you to meet our fine group of Jefferson County Correspondents, who ~end in the many interesting news items from various county towns which you enjoy each week in this newspaper. They will also accept photbs which might be of interest for publication. They are always happy to receive your news as well as receive your subscription ,to the Spirit of Jefferson- ]Farmers .~dvoeate. All you have to do is to tell any one of them that you want to subscribe to ,the newspaper. 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