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104 E. Washington St. Charles Town PHONE 780 PRESCRIPTION SERVICE lO YEARS AGO -- 1949 !Movison Land accepted ~by the Board of Directors for local ,park. Enrollmen.t up as County Schools open. Figures in Supt's of fice sho.w 3,395 as compared w~th 3,357 qast year. Ed Tur0uer was hit by the Nor- ffolk & Western ,train at ~Lhe Lee- town crossing just outside of Ran son. Oharles Town Council unan- imously ,a,ppoin:ted Ephraim Day to be Oa'ptain of Police for a term of one year. 'Dr. Hubert T. Marshall recently discharged from the ;Medical Corps of the U. S. Army was ap- pointed Lo succeed Dr. ,G. P. Mor- ison, Tri-County Director of the Health Dept. The fift~h case of polio in the eou,uty was reported by ,the Jeff- erson County , Department the victim being Charles Jenkins, son of tMr. and Mrs. C,harles E. Jenkins residing near Summit Point. DIED:-Funeral services for Mel vin Oibert Van Metre, prominen,t Jeffe,rs~u County 'farmer ~vere held wt the residence near Lee- town; Edward David Nicely re'tir- ed farmer of the county died at Vhe ~home of *his daughter Mrs. Jan et l~ields, W. Washington St. MARRIED: ':Miss Edith Anne Shirley daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Gra~fton ~Shirley Charles Town became the bride of Mr. Norman Richard Thayer of Har- pers Ferry. 20 YEARS AGO -- 1939 The County Commissioners put chased from the Gi,bson estate the Hunt house and lot, cor,ner of George and Congress St. as silo e when the quality of oil is the cost of heat is really Atlantic Heating Oil is friple-refined for your protection. An exclusive additive helps give you more heat for your heating dollar. You also save on burner repairs and service calls. for clean, low cost heat, call DISTRIBUTOR PHONE 161 -M CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. CHARLES TOWN: 6hS CO., IHC. SET'N FORGET burner with a brain ... the most wanted, the most imporlanl single feature in a modern range today Thermostatically controlled burner controls the tempera- ture automatically, eliminates scorching, burning and spill-overs, Payonly' $10.oo Monthly AFTC-~'-SMALL DOWN PAYMENT A honey of a range starring feature after fea- ture in just 30" . . . automatic Set 'n Forget . burner, giant 24" oven, Sizzle 'N Simmer burners, smokeless broiling to name but a few. GOI#STAR zEssT.-' ! .,,'o'er.c, | I ilo your etd r..I. I e, ...,b.-`s20 ([ I . __, b. .., $30 | | ...._,,h*4o ! I .... ' 50| "'" Mee_J MOOEL '! I14 NORTH CHARLES ST. PIIONE 226 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. COMPLETE ESSOTANE GAS SERVICE for erection o a new county build ,ing. Negotiations were ,closed by Mrs. S. Walter Washington for the sale of the John A. WasJhington residen ce property on 8. George 8:t. cor- nerner Avis :St. to J. Edward Wilt of Rip,p~u. DIED:At his home near Berry- ville, Clayton K. Sowez~, well known farmer of Clarke Coun,ty, and father of IMrs. A. D. Jones of Charles Town; in the CPharles Town General Hospital Everett Wade Bedniger fo]~mer editor of he Farmers Advocate. ~Miss Julia Baylor S*hirley was narried in Ri.chmend, Vs. 'to Dr. Prod BaSterson. 30 YEARS AGO --- 1929 Daniel Engle, ,a Charles Town boy employed as mecha,uica'] en- gineer in Philudel~phia, was trans- ferred by his company to Cape Breton Island off the coast of Nova 8~cotia, Canada. DIED:At the home of ~er mo- b,her on S. Samuel 8t., ~Iiss Hav- riett B. Baylor, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. Charles E. Baylor; at her home in Engle, :Mrs. Virginia Engie, widow of Benjamin D. En- gle. 'Melvin Myerly, son of Gilbert Myerly, formerly of Summit Poi~,t was drowned w~hile bathing in ',the Potomac River. Protracted dry weather proved disastrous to the growing corn crops in Jefferson County. A crop of 50% of the normal production ,of t'he county was forecast. Williwm H. W~lts~re of Bolivar purchased the Hopkins on the Harpers Ferry pike from Campbell 'Woody paying $3700 for it. 40 YEARS AGO --- 1919 ,Miss Minnie Stophens resigned as Superi,ntendent of Nurses at Vhe Charles Town Hospital and was succeeded by Miss Archer. were graduates o~f ,the Johns Hopkins ~Hos'pi,tal in Bal,~more. PITTS - JEFFERSON THEATRE CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Matinee Saturday 2:00 P. M. Matinee Sunday 3:00 P. M. INight. 7:15 & 9:15 P. M. Children 25c - Adults 50c Thursday - Friday - Saturday September 17 - 18 - 19 Sunday - Monday - Tuesday September 20 - 21 . 22 KIM NOVAK FREDRIC MARCH i IUI)AN PIOOUOTIOll * A OOLUIIIIA PIOTURE ' Sunday Shous:--3 & 8 P, M. Wednesday and Thursday September 23 and 24 DOUBLE SCIENCE- FICTION SHOW! r0nr~ ss r~L~ one,tic ~,ON A COLUMBIA PICTURES RELEASE PLUS-- iA COLUMBIA PICTURE EASTMAN COLOR DewiL C. Strider was elected Treasurer ~f the Edge Hill Ceme- tery Co. The B~2nker Hill Orchard Co. in Berkeley sold an orchard of 103 acres to F. D. and W. W. Downey and Dr. E. B. Lefever ~or $55,000. C. B. Coleman of Summi't ~oint t)ougi~t the dwelling of W. H. WAit more in Ranson for ,$4500. The Berryvil,le pike from Char- les Town to t,he Virginia line was being rebu~'tt ~by County Engineer James K. Hendr~cks. 50 YEARS AGO -- 1909 DIED:At her home in Charles Town Mrs. M~,Idred ~Yanuel; in Win,chester, William A. Hal~fOz'd formerly of Charles Town. A. 8. AHen Trustee, sold a lot, f, voning 97 ,fee.t on South George St. adjoining the reside,ace of Col. R. P. Chew to Dr. J. F. Y. Paine of Galveston, Texas for $2400. The C,harles Town IAght and Power .Co. sold t'he old Watson factory site, "wi,th two dwellings on the Shen~andoah River to David Howell of Was~hdn~ton for $3,000. A large new barn owned by Charles O. ,Payne a.t Payne's ford (ku Che Opequon ,two miles north of heetown was destroyed by fire. 60 YEARS AGO --- 1899 Mrs. M. C. Logie ,widow of Dr. James Logic died at the home of her ~is,ter ,Mrs. T. B. Moore at Halltown. D. A. Christie sold his farm ad- joining Vhe Shannondale tract be Baker and ~urst 'for $3100. ~Miss Elizabeth Selden Jasper, grandd*aughCer of Mrs. ~arah Sel- den of Chis county, was married in the Nays,1 Academy Cha~pel at An n'apolis to Assistant Constructor WiHiwm Dubose, U. S. N. Na~ Ward Fitz-Geramld of Wash int~te~u, bough~t the dwelling of t'he late Dr. James Logic, East Was'h- ing, ton ~t., Charles Town. The Charles Town graded school opened with an enr~l,lment of 347 pupils and 10 teachers. 70 YEARS AGO --- 1889 The Charles Town Water ,Com- pany ~boug~'t the Locke Mill in Charles Town for its wa~ter po,wer. MARRIED:- I,u 8hepherdsto,wn, by Che Rev. J. .R. Van ~orne Frank Ronemus to .Miss EHa ~,ee Clymer, both of the county. ~Mrs. Duffields, widow of t'he ~,a~e Alfred Duffields of this county, died in Warrensburg, Me. Notice To Unknown Holders of Unredeemed Pari- Mutuel Tickets. " You and each of you are hereby notified to ~presen,t to ,the under- signed at i'ts office, Capitol Build- ing, Charleston 5, West Virginia, within one hundred eighty days from this d~te any u, nredeemed ,pari-mfftuel tickets puhr~.'~ased dur ing the S~zm, mer Meeting ending Septem~ber 12, 1959 of Charles Town Race Course at Charles Town, West Virginia. You are hereby further notified that any such rickets Vhat s~haH not be presented for payment wi,thin one hundred eighty days .from ~he date of pu,blic~tion of ,this notice s,hall therea~fter be ir- redeemable and ,the moneys so held for .the redemption of same shall become 'he property oT the Stae of West Virginia. Dated this 17;th day of ~Septem- ~ber, 1959 WEST VIRGINIA RACING COMMISSION Sept. 17-1T- In The Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia. NOTICE OF PROCEED. IN, GS TO TRANSFFER PROPERTY FROM ADMIN- ISTRATOR IN THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA TO INFANTS IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. Pau~ E. M,itler, Jr., administra- ,tor of the estate of Amelia S. Mill er, petitio,uer, Vs: Ne,~in Snyder, legal ,guardian of Donald Snyder and Daniel 8nyder, infants under the age of twenty- one years; Donald Snyder, infant under .the age of ,twe,uty-one years and Daniel Snyder, in:fan,t under ~t~he age of twenty-one years, res- ponden~ts. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Not~.ce ishereby given pursuant to 'the prov~sio'ns of Chapter 44, Ar title 11 of ,the Code o'f West Vir- ginia a.s amended, that Paul E. Miller, Jr. AdTnLuistrator o.f che Esta~te of Amelia 8. MiTler, deceas- ed, la~te a resident (~f Jefferson County, West Virginia will make a,pplication to the Honorable De- catur H. Rodgers, Judge of the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia a~t the cou~t house at Oharles Town, Jefferson' 'Coun- ty, West Virginia on Friday, Oct- o~ber 2, 1959 ~t 10:00 o'olook A. ~M. or as soov~ t~herea~f, ter as t,he same may be heard for on,try of an or- der au,t,horT~ing Paul E. Miller Jr. Admi,ulstr~tor to tran,sfer from ,the State of West Virginia to Ne- vin Snyder. g,~ardian of Donald Snyder and Daniel Snyder, both infa,uts under ~he age of twenty one years certain personal proper ty in t~he ,form of cas'h now i~ his hands as AdminiStrator and be- longing to the swid Donald Snyder and Daniel Snyder under previous orders of the Circuit Cou~t of Jeff erson County, West Virginia in the due .course of administrati(~n of the estate of Ameli,a S. Miller, decca,sod. Any creditor or other person having any in,tere~ ~n ,the in~fant estates of Donald Snyder and 'Dan iel Snyder or any interest in the es,tate of Amelia S. Miller, deccas ed, ,may appear a*t said ;time and place to ~how cause why ,said or- der s~ho~ld ~ot be entered author- izing said transfer of the assets of ,~he estate of Amelia S. ,Miller from ,the Sta,te of West V~rgin~a to Ne- vin Snyder, guwrdian aforesaid, w~ho resides at Reading Avenue, in Shil,lin,g,ton, Pa. PAUL E. MILLER, J,R. Admini'~trator of the Estate of Amelia 8. Miller, deceased ~eP~. 17-3~t- SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Am, as ADVOCATE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1959 5--B DOLLARS O --thaf, s all you pay cmt of ezmh dollar of ' total annual production cost re4tuired to produm, a small c, O ~a~ ~ get, my c~nservative agr Q lity ,Order So hern States Top : Quality Small TREATED $ WAYS protection TRUE TO VARIETY- due to variety mixiag LOW IN to thorough CONTENT, HIGH IN GE~RMINATION-yo~ bcttcr stands Grown that prQducc OO0 Service= Agency ]