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Miss Ida Mary Conklyn :omes Bride Stringer In Miami {Fla.) Rites yOU know... Weddings- Engagements- Mary Randolph Smith e,ntered her freshman year at the Unive,'- sity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill last Thursday. She was ac- companied by her mother Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr., Mrs. Smith's brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Max Christian of Atlantic City, NeW Jersey. They spent the weekend with relatives in South West Virginia returning home Monday. t Macfarland Brown, son 'Mac' of Mr. and Mrs. J. Glenn Brown. left this week for Middletown, Del where he enrolled at St. Andrews School for the coming school term I Miss Lynda Jeanne Nerhood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A1 Nor- hood enrolled at Longwood College at Farmville, Va. on Sunday, her parents accompanying her to Farmville. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kewalczyk of Bristol Conn. visited Mr. and -,Mrs. Hugh Via 2nd Avenue over Labor Day holiday. The Del Ray Methodist Church .in Alexandria, Va. was the setting on August 22 for the wedding of 'Miss Georgia Diane Parra, daugh- ter of Mrs. Ethel E. Carroll and ~he late Ray S. Mills of Stockton. Califorzlia and Charles Gary Dil- low, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Dil low Sr. of Millville. Yhe Roy. Michael Campbell of- fi~ q;ed at the double ring cere- ~ bride wore a street length dre's of pale green taffeta covered w4th chantilly lace and a chan- lilly lace jacket, with three quar- ter length sleeves and white acces sories. She wore a corsage of yel- low carnations. Mrs. Tiny Dillow of Charles Town served as maid of, honor. and wore a street length dress of t Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Cline of South Church Street are the proud parents of a baby boy, Slo- ven Marshall born July 29 in the Winchester Memorial Hospital. I Mr. and Mrs. Caleb Burns of Charles Town returned early this week from attending the dedicat- ion and unveiling of the huge mar ble bust of Stonewall Jackson at the Capitol building in Charles- [ ton Sunday Mrs Krehl Eugene Stringer I Mr. and Mrs. John McCord who " "~ " have been residing on South "Mil- -- "-7"-"-- " dred Street in Charles Town moo Miss Ida Mary Conklyn daugh- Coral Gables High School and at- ied severa! weeks ago to the}r new ter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Drew Conk t tended the University of Plorida. I nome wmen mey purcnaseo n'om her studies at Mr and Mzs Charles Punk on the tyn. Miami, Pla., became the bride I She will continue " . . .. ~.'-.. ~ ~eemwn ~oaa of Mr. Krehl Eugene Stringer, son Rollin:~ College, Mr. and Mrs. O. K, Stringer, of I Mr. Stringer is a graduate of ~ Mrs. R, obe, rt..Leavitt ,and Mrs. Wauchula, Fla,, Saturday, Aug. 29 Lakeland High School and the Un l~aymono rcmaieoerger leit t;nar- m Miami, Fla. I iversity of Piorida. He was an in- ~s To~ynWuesday; along withMiss ~The bride wore a Chantilly lace ]stru~tor in :the communications de carroll l_~avl, oaugn~er oI Mr, ,~wn. Her veil was held by a ]partment of the Army. He is a and Mrs,. Leavitt for Miami, Fla, c~wn of lace, tulle a,nd seed|member of Tau Kappa Epsilonlwnere MlSS LeavJl, t wnl enroiJ,as wi~arls. She carried white orchids, ~social fraternity. I a jumor at me umvers~y o~ Mm- s~eetheart roses and stephanotis ! ~hk ^~-'-'le --"ll live in Winter mL bride's Bible, and a handker-~Par~CF~o~ii~a w, I Harry Bloom, son of Mr. and ~ief canled by her paternal ~ ' ' I Mrs, O. S. Bloom eraoiled at Loy- andmothez the late Ida Mac! The bride is the daughter of the ola Colle~eek ~ in Baltimore, Md ~nklyn, on her wedding day. [former Madely;~ Chicchirichi of eaily this Mrs Polly Holden Smith of ]Jefferson County and the grand- ,, '.. -" ...... .. - ' . s~ancy mocKensml[n .oi bnenan- Gaine~ville Florida was matron |daughter of Mr and Mrs Mane ...... " ...... " , " ....... '.. I" apart Junction ano Eleanor l~ao- of honor | ChlccnlrlCrll oenerson Terrace ....... " .-. " " I ...... ' "" ~ " 'le oI t.;narles Town reEulneo bun- Mrs. Stringer is a graouate ol l~'t) t.'narles ~own. day to West Virgini~ University ~ Morgantown, W, Va. Richard Rissler, son of Mr. and Ddt0w=Parra Nuptials Lawson Botts UDC Hear Mrs. Brown R1ssler returned on Sunday to Oklahoma State Univer Solemmzed Aug. 22 In Talk By Rev. Scholl sity at Stlllwater Oklahoma e where he wili enroll for the school ~:~:~!,',:, . ' , year. t|_....__ -.l--*- II_ ~t. .... t. A covered disn supper and pus- ""iss L^" Ell^n Moore datwhter mexaunurla Vii. t,llurol ,no s meeting .loved to be a ve y S ' ' r ~1 , UU J U , "~" of Mr. and Mrs. C. William Moore pleasant combination for the mere returned to Margie Webster Jr. tan lace wH:h white accessories and a corsage of pink carnations. David Rickard of Arlington, Va. Served as best man. The groom's mother wore a black and white dress with white accessories. Following the ceremony a re- ception was held at the couples apartment. A large wedding cake o,pped with a miniature bride and groom and punch were served to ,t'he guests, The bride attended school i.n Cal ifornia and is presently employed by the General Appliance Storage Co, in Arlington, Va, The groom is a graduate of Hat pers Ferry High School and has served fore years in the United ~States Navy He is presently em- ployed by Alto Refrigeration and Air Conditioning ia Alexandria, Va. The couple now make their ~ome at 3517 Coi]a:monwealth Ave. in Alexandria, V~. bers of Lawson Bo,tts Chapter U. D. C. who gathered at the home of Miss Louise Briscoe Tuesday af ternoon, Sept. 8. Sixteen members a,nd one visitor were introduced to the speaker. The Reverend and Mrs. Scholl by Mrs, Lacey Bailey. Mrs. Carl Riddleberger came from Staunton. Va. to assist Miss Briscoe, Miss Daniel als~ served and Mrs, George Johnson was ex- Pected to attend but became ill and was confined to her home. Mr Scholl asked the blessing before the members entered the dining room for a time of good fellowship and fo,ad. A "Happy Birthday" was sung to Mrs, Elsa Reviol who said Sept. 8 was her lege at Huntington, W. Va. where both will be students this school year. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Miller Jr. and daughter Diane, Mrs. Russell Miller Sr. and Mrs. Beulah ,Mills 'spent Sunday in Woodstock, Va. visiting Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Wakeman and son Randy~ I Mr. and Mrs. John A. Smith Jr. left last Saturday to take .their son Barry back to West Virginia birthday. ~University, Morgantown, W. Va. Mr. Scholl spoke c,n a variety of where he is a student. They re- subjects and made them all very turned home on Sunday. interesting The travel~ he has ,~.~ _~ ,~_..... ~^ ,,,~.^ " " . ~' . " . ] RIKSII~LI4~ ~.~11111 .P~UUIU i~ru made and many pmces ne has v~s I Harrv Lewis Lan~on an,~ B'" : ited and the different topics he 'Marlowe all returned to ~,lack'.'~" Garland L. Virts of South Sam- uel Street was taken ~ll suddenly i Wednesda~y night and was romps ed to the Charles Town General Hospital by ambulance. His con- dition was reported as somewhat improved on Thursday at noon. Some months ago, Mr. Virts suffer ed a heart attack but he had re- covered sufficiently to accept a pos ition with the Jefferson County Motors, Inc. as salesman. Ruth Rogers Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. "Silver Spring" near Charles Town left Sunday ta enter her Sophomore year at Stuart Hall, Staunton, Va. Wildcat strikes bring loss of raw steel. Has Recovered from Moving to Their New Location and The Fashion Show. We are back to Normal and invite you to pa) us a visit and see our New Fall Fashions for the (;i,'l 5'7" and over. IN OUR NEW LOCATION WE ARE SET TO ........ YOU A CUP OF TEA OR COI I EE. -- THERE ARE NO PARKING 1 RABLEMS --- STORE HOURS :--- Monday Thru Thursday--10:00 A. M. to 6:00 P. M. Friday and Saturday--10:00 A. M. h) 9:00 P. M. "t 7 One Mile South of Strasburg, " irginia at the Junction of Routes No. 11 and No. 601, Fishers tlill. Follow the signs and directional arrows. TALLS By LUClLLE, INC. enroll for the school year. 1 Mr. Ray X. Merchant of Char- les Town who has been ill at his home for several weeks has .en- tered the.Kings Daughters Hospi- tal, Martinsburg for further treat ment. t Mr. Elmer Wageley who has , been a patient in the Winchester , Memorial Hospital for several , weeks was able to return to his t home over the weekend. His condit ion is very much improved. I Mrs. Kelly Lance returned to her home 2nd Avenue after spend ~ing the month of August with re- 71atives in Parkersburg and Char- leston. VisitAng Mr. and Mrs. J. Burns Huyett, Sr. on South Samuel St.. Charles Town during the past week were Col. Ed Livesay and Mrs. Livesay of Morgantown..Mr. Livesay was the head of the Live Stock Departmen,t at W, Va. for many years. Also visiting the Huy etts were Mr. and ,Mrs. A. D. Ell|- son and daughter of Union Mon roe County, W. Va. Mr. Ellison graduated with Mr. Huyett from the Agricultural College at W. Va. in ,the class of 1904. Joe Christian, Jr., son of :Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Christian enroll ed last week at Columbia Pre- paratory School, Washington, D. C. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beahm and son David moved Sunday to Ta- koma Park, D. C. where Fred will enroll at Montgomery Junior Col- lege for the school year. Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Wilson Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Wilson Jr. and Mrs. Marvin Shllov took the formers son Jerry to Washing ton, D. C. Sunday to take a plane to Oklahoma where he is a stu- dent at the Oklahoma State Uni- versity, SUllwater, Oklahoma. Donald Lee Myers and Lee Rod ~-~ek enrolled at West Virginia University tn Morgantewn for the school year early this week. Accepts Position In Office Congressman Harley O. Staggers MISS PATRICIA ANN INGRAM Miss Patricia Ann Ingrain, dau- ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Maphis In- gram, South Seminary Street, Charles Town, has accepted a pos ilion i,n the office of Congressman Harley O. Staggers of this Second District, in Washington, D. C. .Miss Ingrain is a native of Char los Town and a graduate of Char- les Town High Sehool, the class oT 1958 and from Hagerstown Bus iness Colleeg on August 28, 1959. While a student at the .Haters- town sqhool she served as pian.i~ for the college glee club and wlso sa~lg with the Choral Group of the Kappa Py Chapter, Alpha Iota International business soror- i'll'he'" assumed her duties in Con- gressman Staggers office Sept. 1 and is now residing at the Mort- dan Hill Hotel in Washington. Mrs. Edna Smith who was tak- .n ill suddenly several weeks ago and who is a patient in the Win- chester Memm~al Hospital, is ing ~hel ast few days. She is now ing thel ast 'few days. She is now able -to situp in a chair. Mr. and ,Mrs. Archie Smith and 3 daughters of Ranson spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Don Kelley of Moundsville, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. William G. Prin- gle III who have been residing in Ranson have moved their trailer to Morgan,own where they are now living. Mr. Pringle, son of Mrs. Nancy Rutherford entered the University Medical School. Mrs. William ,Coyle Presented Program For, Dolly Madison Club. The September meeting of the Dolly Madison Garden Club was held at the home ef Mrs. Richard Hart Thursday evening, Sept. 10 and following a report by the Fair flower show chairman, ,Mrs. C. H. Strider, Jr., a discussion was held on ,the flower show for the coming year. Mrs. Richard Fu,nk was a.p- aointed to talk to the Fair As- sociation concerning plans for next year's flower show. The club president read an in- vitation from the Old Fredericks- town Garden Club of WinChester, Va. inviting members to ~ttend a lecture by Emily Steubling to be held kn the War Memorial Build- ing in Winchester, October 9. It was also announced ,that the Harpers Ferry Woman's Climb is holding a flower show September 19 and members were asked to par tic|pate. Emily Steubling will be in Hprpers Font November 20 Club News Miss Marlene Kisner Enrolls At Shepherd Mazlene Kisner, daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kisner has enzolled, and entered into her classes at: ,qheohelxi College. W'hi'le there 'Marie,no will major in the field of i Elementary Education ~nd will minor in music. During her high school years she was very active ~n school activiVies and organiz- ations. She played clarinet in tl~e ,high school band for six years, was majorette for three years and served as drum major during her senior year. While at Shepherd College Marlene will be one of the majorettes for the college ba,.nd. She is a member of the Charles Town Presbyteri,an Church, now ,serving as secretary of the Youth Fellowship. She is also a member of the Rainbow A.s~mbly for Girls and fil:ls an outstanding office in IT WAS SCHOOL DAYS FOR THEM 40 YEARS AGO It's been a long, long time since they studied their three "R's" at the two room Bakerton school house. As a matter of fact 40 years ago this was the group of youngsters who held forth at the school and if there are any "members of the two grades who would like to have a copy of th~s picture they should contact or Write Mrs. Scotty Prain at 448, Charles Town. Although l~lrs. Prain attended the school then, she was not present when the above picture was taken Making up the two grades as shown above are:--Top row. left to rlght:--Arnold Hoffman, Eleanor Houser. Hunter Miller, Harvey McCormick, Myrtle Allen, Flow Boycr. Ellen Webb. teacher; James Lynch, Anna Catherine Moler, Calvin Taylor, Thelma Kidwiler, Dick Carter, Carl Hill, Bertha Manuel, Olin Knott, Bernice Rice, Anna Mary Miller, Charles Knott, Edgar Mills, Anna Mary Hoffmaster, Archie Houser, Winifred Hopper, Carlton Rice, James Hoffmaster, Christine Melvin. Mildred Allen, Carroll Boyer, Samuel Trundle, Keller Moler, Helen Cook, Ruth Conrad John McCormick, Mary Boyer, and Clarissa Kidwiler. Strasburg, Virginia PHONE:: HOBART p y pr. n d UNITED STATtS I EW RS FO4 IDAT I Koely Smith Special Guests: Louis Prima Carol CHANNING Robert CUMMINGS Howard KEEL Patrice MUNSEL ,' : ,-. SEff3T., Phone 162 .... We Deliver ..... Charles Town, W. Va. Large Capacity[ Porcelain Finishl More Heat From Less Fuell Fill Only Once A Day -- Light A Fire Just Once A Year] Large Side-Hinged Feed Door! Bargain Low Prlcel ONLY $ Other WARM MORNING COAL HEATERS Priced as Low as $1 Ask Us About One Only Warm Morning' Offers You Patented, 4.Flue Firebrick Lining This exclusive WARM MORNING feature means that coal is quickly turned into glowing, slow-burning cok~ The fire burns longer and gives you more honest-to-goodness heat from every pound of coal. Fuel bills are naturally lower. of These Fine Stoves Today Cetosia-Blue, Mrs. Robert But- ler. ..... Butterfly BU:,d~-Blue, Mrs. Mar- shall Brown. Zinnia-Red, Mrs. William Coyle Aster-Blue, Mrs. C. C. Ham- mann For arrangements Mrs~ Roger PerrY" received t'he blue ribbon, Mrs. Paul Barr red and for Yellow Mrs, Steve Smith. At the cortclusi(k'~-of t'he meet- ing members were invited ,to view the cdramic work Of Mrs. K. K. Cavalier which Was On displaY: Metz Renamed to Head Jefferson County ll u Alumni Association .At a m~eting held Tuesday night at the American Legion L0u .uge on, West Washinffton 19treet, the Jefferson County Chapter of the West Virginia Alumni Assoc- lotion, elected officers.for the en- suing year and gave abtention to several mat~ers of importance dur ing ,the enjoyable evening. Az~)und twenty-five merr~bers of the Chap tel were present. Officers re-elec- ,ted to head the 6-~pter again are Kenneth Metz, president; Paul C~n, vice president and secretary BroWn; Red, Mrs. Donald Mas.ter. this organization. She is residing in Miller Hall in Shepherdstown treasurer Mrs Charles H Strider t Reports for the year were checked, in the constitutio,n. She also sta~- .~------ Jr ' ' ' The presiden~ appointed a nomina ed since the resignation of Mrs. using "~egends of ,Madonnas" as The Chapter will sponsor a bus ling committee Mrs. Edward Vick IGuy Tucker, president and Mrs. the theme for her lecture, trip to the West "v:irgima-'Mary~ ors. ,Mrs. Eugene Miller and Char- l Edgar Smo~t's acceptance of the The president ,announced the land football game on Saturday at ]lotto Koontz for pre:~ident and sec [presidency it was the duty of.the district meeting will be held in College Park Md. with the bus/rotary to be voted on at ~the next lclub to elect a new vice presiden~ Mar~insburg November 9, scheduled to'leave from in front meeting We adjourned to meet at tat the September meeting. . Members were asked ,to meet at of t;he Junior High School at 10 a I the Men's Club in Shepherdstown I The membership tea was discflss the Children's Haven on Septem- m nromptlv President Metz sai~J [ for the October meeting, led and the list of prospective mere r- ~. " ' Is her 26 to start work on a rock that there still remained about el- [ ~ [ bers reviewed. Letters will be sen garden. Club members are mak- even seats to be sold and they/~-,,|^~ T~u~ |~,~|^,, |by t'he corresponamg secretary to ing plans for decoration of the Ha would be $4 00 per person rou,nd ~*||~l|~ |U~N|| JM|HU! |prospective members inviting ven during the 'holiday seasons trip The admission to the football J !1/ .... hi..-- kJ-.--L-..L!--|t)hem, to t.he, Se, pt, ember, mee,ving~ throughout the year. g~me is of course extra, he said. ]~0[~ rl~ [~f~[]~U~r~|~|The ~eawm ~e neia ~ep~em,oer ~ ,.Mrs. William Roth, program -------" ..... ---- ]w p ~. . ~. .. ~/at the riilleary tiouse zrom z:u chairman i,utroduced Mrs. Wil- ,, . , . '~tt, ' ||o- ~nr ','mr ZO AlL Z/ p" m. until 4:00 p. m. in honor of liam Coyle wlho gave a .most in*ter- ~01er s ram woman s t .~,u .v ~ " |t;he new members. The Executive ,es'ting pz'og!'a~n on "BoOkSaCOn- #~, . ,, . ,~., ,, [ The Executive committee of the| Cn(~tmeit~ee w:llnSerge t~s ,the corn- tam ll.nowleage"us, ng s " ns ~ ' P ' ' " ....... , .......... . ,.,,,_.. .... Uuo MeeTs lamer n0me oh:,los. Tow.. Jun,o, .iMrs Smoot announced that CaP they could be ,.tsed to ,the :best a'd- -- ........ ] ~--~'~' '~'~-~'~'~r~ ~'~,tember 1 l*'with| Lain Nausbaum director for me vantage ' Toe ,Motor's ~'arm woman s I ,a,u ~,.~ ..... .~ . ' | Children's Haven would be t,he h m of Mls D szx memoers presen~ r Mrs. Paul Cain judged the flow- Club met at the . o e ~ :s...:] ' m, . . '2'." " ~ .[guest speaker for the Septembe er show' practice" made by ~Mrs S ~l. rapier on ~eptemoer ~ wire ~ t me presiaen~ *wn's. Eogar bmooL| ...~m~tino. P~ul ]~rr morn'bets and one visitor present. ~ reported tha,t membets of the Ex-| ~.,.^ ~.,,~.~ ....... ~. ~.~ ~.~ H. Clopper, .Jr., ~Irs. ~ ............ r i i ""~ "~''~ ................. - r ~ ivin i The wee preslde,ut conducted the ecut~ve committee had pa t c pa- . and Mrs. Gco ge Mullen g g .t , ,. ....... / ............ | d~scussed. A tentatwe budget was 92 polnKS',_ aevo~lons on a t~nr!sl;lan,, home, ! ~;ea in a paraoe nelcl, weanesaay|. ~c~'~* up ...... ~u~j~"^~+ ~*" ,~.c+~" ..... .~:~v-v'~" .... ~] nf= R" ' n re~-;,,o~ ,,~ +he various "Home Sweet Home was sung. | eve, August 26 prior to ,the of| ...... -- ......, ,^ ~.^ ..~,..~ . o,t. lbbo .S ,v.~.t.~.~ .... u . " ' " " " s / , .-' ..... IT rsonI i:t.11 III(~IT[L)~I'S U.IIU t~U ~J~: VU%C'U '~,~.] u.- S lm I Mrs H T Skmnez had the le hmal opening o~ me Je e horticulture pee' e~us we'e as fol '. : . " | " | the regular meeting l~w~ son on "Apples in an Appearing / County Fair. | ,~,~ ~ ..... ~;, ,~ ,,~,-~,~,~,~ will Wa "' Man families eat a!~les sub ......... ............*' ....... Iarge Marigold, Blue, Mrs. A. D. , Y , Y ...... .,~ The commgtee was asked to. ~ | serve as hostesses for 'the first Peters. ~or a,ppzes regmariy take ~o~p or | mi~ a nominee as Eastern District| meeting September 21. second rank among the country s h ~r Small Marigold Red WIrs. Rob- . ' '. | c a' ma,n and Mrs. Harry Jenkins] ' most widely used fruit name was ~ d a w~ err Butler; Yel'low, Ivlrs. Donald, ' " '[ , ~ subm'tte nd it "ll beI RUBBER STAMPS:--Made an~ Master. A small or medium size apple | voted on at the District meetingI Size you desire. Quick and EIfi- French Marigold-Blue, Mrs. A. makes a very pleasant low calorie| to be held at Sweet Springs in| cient Service Telephone 222, D. Peters; Red, Mrs H. S. Clop- .desse~ in ma,ny homes. Mrs. Skin-| Martinsburg September 25 a.t 6:30| SPIRIT OF JEFI~F, RSON - AD" per Jr.; Red, ,Mrs. H. S. Clopper, nor prepared a number of dishes]p, m. |VOCATE OFFICE North Georg| Jr.; Yellow, Mrs: Robert Butler, ~,ith apples, which were very good | It was proposed by the Par}tam-| Street. " ' Ageratum-Blue, Mrs. Robert But, The secretary read the minutes of| entarian to make several changes] Oct. 2- tf.------nc ler; Red, Mrs Donald Ma~ter. the last, meeting. ] --- Chrysanthemum-Blue, Mrs. Don A game "Carnes' Pantry" was] SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE aid Ma~ter; .Blue, Mrs. Donald played. The club's exhibit at the] o - _, ............................. ~u Master. county won the firs~t prize, n--A 'IHUI(~I)AI, ~I~JI'IPJNII~ISII ]'l, [.~Ov Sed,~m-Red, ,Mxs. ,Marshall ---