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- - Roy Lancaster Charles Town Barron and some other high offl- ... . . ,. . .. SPIRIT ESTAELISHED 1844 -- ADVOCATE F.JrrABLISHED |88B . lne oooy arrlveu at the smith ..... COMBINED MARCN !, 1848 cials of the State, the reports aria .......... ~aemorlal ~unerai that have come back to me are Striaer M~X BROWN. EmToa not good Indeed, the reports that Home here._,, Tuesday afternoon OFFICE NORTH GEORGE 8TRErT -- TELF.J2HONE Z22 have come back to me have been ior graveslae services weanes- so bad that I have been urgedday at 2p..m. at Edge tIill Cem- NATIONAL ADVERTISING RI[PREIIENTATIVEI and requested on all sides to corn etery, the r~ev. Jonn t~. Try- WEEKLY NEWEPAPk IR REPRESENTATIVES, INC. ~" ment on it in this space, an OlIlciatlng. 404 FJrr, A~NUE, NEW VonX la. N.Y. As I get the picture the local LE~LWn ATLANTA -" CH |e~l~O -- DETROIT -- LOll ANGELES Democratic Association had plan. .. .... . .... 1". ....... -^-~ -- ,-., .... , -..-:-, -..,+- services were conoucted~Mon- ALL SUBICRI~IONI DEUVERED IN THI ETA~ ARE BUBJ~CT TO ~ CONIUMIRI lieu (111 llllUlllldl ~U[lal ~t-LU" ~ ,, uayatternoon at 3"30 o'clock in SA~ES T*X. suucm~,noU SS.EO ~* v~ m AnVANCE. gether for the evening of Septem B ..... " " " a~t~more, ~o at the '~icgner ~ , ber 13 at one of the local race. MEMBBR OP TNE Funeral Home for Lewis Willard tracks. Shortly after these plans ..... were mad ' t ~nanuer aresidentfor many NATIONAl. EDITOItlAL .~~. ........... e it was learned that ..........................tho l~.nvprnnr and arbor bigh....f J years of Charles Town who died "- W" ____.~--LL~~ ~~) fioiz.~ f th n Isuaenjy satur(aay in Baltimre ............. e State ,_lanned to _ make an "official" visit to the at the home of a relative. Inter- race track on the evening of Sep [merit was private. ,, .... 1 h tie was oorn m sewxcKiey, ra tember 12, as a result of wh'c I June 12, 1895 a son of the late Thursday, September 21, 1961 " the local Democrats changed [D their plans to make their meet-[..r, israel B. and Anna W. Staub .... ~'~ -'----'--- ing coincide with his visit.[t~nanuer. H[Qlt[R Now, just exactly what happen-I A graduate of S.e ckley.High .d f n " i n a t SChOOl ne attenaeo uarnegie In- __ _rom this ,_omt on s ot ex c I ........... In as neat and clever a political move as has been con-ilYit bubblingis knownVerthatwiththeclaritY'GovernoBUt I stitute" r ourg, t'a. ana ecnnlgYaceeptea ainposmonr"l"tts" ceived in West Virginia in a long time, Congressman Ken was advised that a number of lo- with Penniman-Brown chemists, Hechler of West Virginia s Fourth Congressional District cal interested Democrats would in Baltimore. be on hand to greet him and that He later went with Standard haoo issued an invitation to West Virginia's former Governor he expressed his approval (if not Lime and Stone Company where ..... ilium J'. Brown, by the Student and Mr. and Mrs. James Lynch SPIRrr OF J FFERSON ram m ADVOCATE I .~ [ ~ p a ~ uu ~ , Council sponsor, Miss Helen Rob 'of Ranson and Mr. and Mrs. John ~ 4---A THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1 ~lm ~!i:ii!!!i:~: " ~i!~!~!~ |J r a | ~ 'errs. They were duly installed by Rickerd and family, Baltimore .... "]~i!:i!i iiiiii~]l w--n. ,, ~ Mr. Brown. After receiving an Md.; Miss Phyllis Hopper, Arling WES1cVIRGINIA'SHARLES ToOLDEffl'WN. W. NEWSPAPERvA. ~ ~~il Z ~,~'J"~".,P.,P.t"~'~'.w'~-.~.~.~',~.~.~.~.r~'~-presloentath .... from spoKethe ,.studentto the'" bOdYassemoiy.., the Misstn andEvelyna friendGroshonOf theof Arling-family" Legion Opens 1961 Training With Marines ____ ~ ___..____. GAIL ANN LANCASTER Ti~e program was concluded with ton. . . J . BEST MEDIUM OF ADVERTISING ~1~~m~ Gall Anne Lancaster, .nine day an address fz'om a prominent lo- Membersh=p Drive At Parr,s Island, S. C. FOR REACHING THE BUYING POWER OIv JEFFERSON COUNTY AND AkL ~~OBettyld daughterThompsonOfLancasterDr. ROYof andChi cal citizen~Mr. R. H. McCabe. With P Be At a special meeting on Sep-I SURROUNDING ARF..~B FO~ MORE THAN III YE'RE. " ...... ~;~: cago, Ill. died Sunday night in John AJfr[*-a Tall, tember 18 of the membership READ EVI~Y WEEK BY MORE THAN Z u.... Z University Hospital there. ...,,= Sermon ForLutherans ;Committee of Jackson.Perks Post --~ 2O.OOO PERSONS -- GOVERNOR'S VISIT Surviving are the parents and ,i. ~ ,~ ...o ~.. No. 71, American Legion, it was "--" While I was not present at the two sisters- Lynn and Sharon, at J0 UOIIV tMa{IJ[an t:l.l The Rev. Richard E. Nell, pus- *decided to offer a country ham home; and the grandparents Mr. j .... ~ .............. tor of St. Thomas Lutheran Char dinner, free to any member of PUBLISHED E'VERY THURSDAY Democratic meeting ten days ago and Mrs. Clarence Thompson, ~ eL__ ~L t~ h ~ '1" " ch, Ranson announced Monday ~ the Post and his wife, if the mem BY THE JffFERBON PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC. SECOND CLASE linE,trADE PAID AT CHAaLU TOWN. W. VA. which was---to stretch a point .... Norristown, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. AD0Ul tUlTUral tenter supposedly attended by Governor the following sehedule of servicesIber can sign up at least 20 or T ....... for Sunday, Sept. 24. The Service more members, new or renewal ne ~eptemoer meeting of the at 8"30 a m and 11'00 a m; ser between September 19 and Nov- a " ' "" ' " " " ember 18. This allows 60 days hDelldlY Mt~d:Tn2a:d~rs?ll~bchWa~ ~ens 's'eWimthnPa~oenCme"uand,,C~ludr for a member to sign up 20 and Hart with Mrs William Roth ser se .... ' .... " ' ry nel~ During worsmp ~or pre be eligible for the dinner. Any vl gtas C hhSt SsiW Mnr eeHtanrt" school children. Sunday Church member of the Post is eligible to ....... ~. .. , P:lSchool and the Pastor s Class at join with the committee in this v rs. tlart presented mr. Jonn A 19.45 a m; Promotion Sunday drive. ~or~e~deWNhwS~k~ua~ thet::a~ and Election of Officers will be There will also be three special ........... . held. Junior and Senior Luther awards given to the three men it~r::Pee,aar:~eaotns~rlte~mn t:fea neeXwt i L: gue me~: ::si?~P~,rSCnragecao[ who sign up the largest number building nan be started which [le-e PTuesda 7"30- Ym ~hild during this period. The dinner will have facilities for a museum I r n's De-art aent TPeaehers and will be given on November 22nd. of historical objects of Jefferson IL - ~ .... The exact hour will be announ- eaaers meet at the parsonage. ced later County, art exhibits, an auditor-/Wednesda- 8"00 " m S"nodical ium and meeting rooms for art]stewardsh~t~ ~orn~mittee ~ meets It is the hope of the Member- and music instruction Mr A1./with ..- P. ....... WILLIAM F. MAGAHA .......... : .. . ~ t~nuren ott~cers at the par. ship Chairman that this effort William F. Magahaa, son of tr~ena pointed out that it is ue-Isona,,e Thursday Senior Choir a re:dt tattaY ungdvPaTf:ee ?f v lel [rehearsal at 8:00' p m Friday, will enable the Post to reach its and Mrs. Ben F. Magaha Jr. opportunities offered bg the Cen IJmUn uTh:yy fpr c cer a:at4e 0:is quota of 375 by December 31st. son who enlisted in the Ma: ter " I~,~/~~C corps left sept. 12 for Parris ;2 ....... I class meets at the parsonage at New ks land, s. c. where he will be The r~ower snow a m" "-n" ............. his recruit training. He w~ rangement "Historical Jefferson ] . . : .., o~u **rxuat~on ^t~n~ like to hear from his friends. County .............. was dune uy ~v,r~. ~,u~a~u'~'meetS/m at tn p,,,sonage at xx:oo ,~. How At Merchant-Noland address is: Private William Kilmer, Mrs. Charles Strider andI " fin Magaha, 1974969 S. S. M. Mrs. George Mullen. The indivi. If, . ~ ~ The 1962 Chevrolet Jobmaster Pit. 368 Cor 3 RTBN, Ma: dual arrangements were to be/Mal0r Ilel erl puke, Jr. Trucks with new high Torque Corps Recruit Depot, Parris done in a container suggesting t' " Power are now on display at the land, S. C, the Civil War Period. Mrs. A. D. l~, l..--, t* ..... J a-J local dealers show rooms of Mer .... Peters received a Red Ribbon ill Arm~ ~,UI]lm(l~o Alia chant and Noland, Inc. on West Mrs. Sike Henderson was Cecil Underwood to run against him in 1962 for the right enthusiasm) over this unantici-for many years he was chief and Mrs. Donald Kilmer a yellow Washington Street in Charles by ambulance to the to represent the people in the Fourth Congressional Dis- pated development, chemist serving until his retire- ribbon for their arrangements. In General Staff College Town The public is cordially in- Town General Hospital Well, a number of Democrats t "ict in the House of Representatives. One cannot dis- . .... ment in October, 1960 as director the horticulture judging Mrs. riLed to visit the showrooms this where she is seriously ill. count the sincerity with which Congressman Hechler has did g- eKll2:a: ward t?nf nreVi of research for Standard Lime Peters, Mrs. Hart and Mrs. Allen Fort Leavenworth, Kin. (AH. week and see th brand new Chev. the i:wish of her many .............. s ......... and Cement Co. Marshall received blue ribbons TNC)--Army Maj. Herbert j. rolet trucks of many sizes and that she will soon show ;ssued his invitation; he ;s a former teacher of poht cal chit-chat with the State's chief Surviving are his wife the for- and Mrs. A1 Hopper a yellow. Duke Jr., 38 whose father lives with all new features, merit. science, and a man who delights in waging a campaign on executive officer and his nrinci- mer Laura Yeager of Baltimore; "the issues." No doubt, he believes a race with Governor nil lieutenants ' - one daughter, Mrs. John T. Por- h,.~,,,i~ I~.~.,.|1.. D .... ;.. on First St, Berryville, Va., is . ~ -- , , " Underwood, who ]s unquestionably the State s leading Re- Upon arr~wng on the scene His terfield, Jr. of Hickory Hill Farm LJIIt, II /GIIIIIJ nlgulUUll attending the 38 week regular publican, could be most productive in bringing the issues Excellency immediately went in-Stafford, Va. and one sister Mrs. - course at The Command and Gen between the Democratic Party and the Republican Party!to a huddle with the race track Frank C. Thomas of Martinsburg. Held At Jefferson Park eral Staff College, Fort Leaven. to the foreground - -~officials, presumably to pay hisMISS SALLY~LEE POWELL ' worth, Kin. The course began At the same tim- we cannot hel '--t ....... respects to his host. Meanwhile, Aug. 25. e p ou speculate 1~ ~n~s . . ~. The families of the late Will- .............. the Democratic welcoming group ~uneral services were held tam and Lee Lynch of Bakerton The course is designed to pre- Is no~ a cleverly concelve~t Device ~o pJace t~overnor unaer- was coolin~ its heels in a recen- Wednesday afternon for Miss Sal held their familv reunion at th- pare selected officers for duty as wood on the defensive at the very outset. Certainly It tion room out of the Governors ........ ~ commanders and general staff of. will have the effect. In the light of Mr. Hechler's challenge presence. After not too short an ly Lee Powell, Jefferson County s i jefferson Memorial Park on Sun ricers at division, corpse and eldest lady, who died Monday if- day any announcement by Mr. Underwood that he will, indeed, interval the Governor emerged ternoon in Knott Rest .ttome in Those attending were Mr. and field army levels. Included in Ma. a candidate to succeed Mr. Hechler will be anti-climatic, from his private chit-chat with Charles Town, after an ;llness of Mrs Life Files of Cherry Run jor Duke's class are 665 U. S. of- EAST 5th, AVENUE, RANSON, W. VA. fleers from the active Army, And if Mr. Underwood does run and attempts to make a the track officials and joined his about a month. The rites were and their families who included Army Reserve and National ::mountain out of Mr. Hechler s salutary stand in defying other hosts, the Democrats. After held from Popodicon where she Mr and Mrs Jack McBee and the United Mine Workers and the National Coal Asso- some fifteen seconds someone made her home in Shepherds- daughter Master Randy Files of Guard Navy, Air Force and Mar- managed to get the assembled town with a niece, ~wiss Eleanor Sleepy Creek, Mr. and Mrs. Char ine Corpse, in addition to 85 of- clarion by voting for an atomic reactor at Hartford, Wash- group quiet enough to permit the Lee PottsLMr. Edmund J. Lee of les Rysinger and sons of Arling- fleers from 48 allied nations. The ington, Mr. Hechler will be in a position to say that one Governor to say a few words, ~nepnerostown a t)rst cousin o~ ton, Va.; Mrs. R. A. Groshon and attendance of Army Reserve and of the reasons he solicited Mr. Underwood's entry into the and he liv~d up to the introduc- the deceased, officiated. He was daughter, Falls Church; Mr and National Guard personnel, who race was to obtain an opportunity to discuss this issue in- tion. His few words were that assisted by Dr. Allen Bartlett, rec Mrs Fred Stafford and sons of are on temporary active duty to !attend the course is indicative of telligently---something, we hasten to add, that the UMW he was glad to see everyone tor of Zion Episcopal Church, Arlington, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Rus the Army's effort to train and and the NSA have shown an amazing ineptness for doing there, that he had had a busy Charles Town. Burial was made sell Figgins and Miss Charles Fil up to the present time. day, and that he was tired and he in Elmwood Cemetery in Shep- ]es of Oxon Hill, Md.; Tech. Sgt. maintain "One Army". was hungry. With this chore herdstown, laud Mrs. Strother Files of Colom The college, the Army's senior Of course, there is a chance that the Hechller invitationdone he left his Democratic The deceased had observed her i bus, Ohio; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest tactical school, was established in: can backfire and work to Mr. Underwood's advantage, friends to fend for themselves 100th birthday on August 5, 1961, 'Houser and daughter Vicky of 1881 as the school of Application The electorate may view it as an act of cockiness, and voters and rejoined his track hosts for was born August 5, 1861 at "Bed :Bakerton and their families, Mr. of -Infantry and Cavalry. have a way of wanting their elected representatives to dinner at a table outside the area ford" home of her maternal and Mrs. Tanner Houser and dau The major, son of Mrs. Percy display humility even when it is false. But all in all we that the Democrats had reserved grandfather south of Shepherds- ghter Hagerstown, Md.; Mr. and R. Camper Berryville, attended Institute in believe Mr. Hechler's move should be interpreted as an for the occasion. Shortly after- town, then in Virginia she was Mrs. Carl Frye and children Ken honest effort,on his part to give the people in the Fourth wards someone suggested to the the youngest of 11 children of the sington, Md., Mrs. Scotty Prain District a real choice next November as to who they want Governor that his Democratic late John Simms Powell, a cap- to represent them in the House. Mr. tIechler's past record friends were getting a little peev tain in the Confederate ~Army, ed at the menu of cold shoulder and Ellen Lee the eleder of two shows that he is the sort of man who wants to know if they were getting while he ate children, born to Edmund Jen- his present policies and voting record meet with the up- steak, whereupon the Governor nings Lee and his first wife Eliza proval of the people he represents. He has surmised, and rejoined the Democrats But only Shepherd. rightly so, that the best way to find out is to pit himself for less than a minute. It seemsi Until two years ago she resid against a strong candidate, like someone wanted him to in-, ed in Shepherdstown at "Popodii- spect the kitchen, which by this con" built by and home of her I)OLLA SPENT AT HOME time is where most of the Dem- brother-in-law the late Henry W. ocrats thought they ought to be Ports now the home of two of eating instead of embarrassing her nieces and a nephew. the Governor by forcing him to Miss Powell founded the Shep- You haven't seen the last of the dollars you spend in be publicly seen in their presen- herdstown Chapter of American your hometown stores... Dollars spent out of town are Red Cross during World War I; gone forever . . . as far as YOU are concerned. BUT ce lust where the culpability lies was active in work of the United dollars spent at home, you're likely to see again and again, for this comedy of errors is not Daughters of the Confederacy in as they go into circulation locally, helping to sustain home- entirely known. If the Governor Shepherdstown and served a pe- town employment, trade and commerce. You may even see wished to come to Jefferson riod as secretary of the West them again in your own pay envelope, if you're employed County and not see the people Virginia Division; was a member here. Most important, you'll see these dollars at WORK who but a short year ago aided i of the Jefferson County Histori- (via local taxes and contributions) maintaining better in his election it ill became him cal Society and of Trinity Episco schools, streets, parks and other community facilities for not to say so. Jefferson Court. pal Church in Shepherdstown. tians are proud, and they have no Only survivors are seven nieces you and your family. YES, it most certainly does pay to desire to be around where they and five nephews including Miss SHOP AT HOME... Virginia Polytechnic Blacksburg. 2& HOUR ;SERVICE. PHONE ALL WORK GUARANTEED BY EXPERIENCED MAN DOING WORK IN THIS VICINITY FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS. PAUL HENDERSON WILL APPRECIATE YOUR BUSINESS. Sept. 14-4t. "America Is A |effer America.Thanks To Advertising" IN PACKING FOR COLLEGE, SOME THINGS MUfti' BE LEFT BEHIND are not wanted. But they are sick Eleanor Lee Potts, Mrs. H. H. BUT THE NEED NOT BE ONE OF THEM It Can Go With You For Nine Months For Our Special Student Subscription Rate Of Plus 7 Cents Tax in West Virginia Fill in the Order Form Below, Giving Us A Date With Which to Start Your Subscription. ,,- . BEGIN WITH I~SUE OF. ~ .............. ADDEE88 ............................................ CITY, ,. oo o, o...., ,.., ......,.., .t ................., ..e and tired of being courted polit. Williams and Llewellyn Ports of ically and ignored socially after Shepherdstown with whom she the elections are over. Jefferson had made her home; Mrs. S. J. County Democrats are rightly of Hurt of Richmond, Va.; Miss El- fended at this cavalier treatment, len Lee Powll of Parkersburg; and they are due an apology. Par with great and great great nieces ticularily is an apology due those and nephews. She at one time who Worked with such enthusiasm had 79 first cousins. for Mr. Barron in the Primary last year (of whom I was not one) and who have been left to Charles Town Senior wither on the vine, as it were, following the election. ,High Student Council We do not begrudge-the Gover- nor an evening of privacy and re. laxation. But if he wants it in Jef ferson County let him let it be known that he wishes to be ig- nored. He will be surprised at how well we can ignore him if that is his wish. Soil Conservation Personnel, Plan Wells For Gruber, Nicodemus Soil Conservation Service per- sonel have recently made needs determinations for wells for J. G. Installs New Officers The Student Council of Charles Town Senior High School held its annual Installation Ceremony Wedf~esday, September 20, 1961, at 12:40 p. 'm. The following per "sons are now officially members of this highly respected organiz- ation in the school: Sophomore representatives- Carla Alexander, Rosella Kerns, Margaret Saville, and Jeanie Ramsburg. Junior Re. presentatives-Sally Showen, Don- na Mahone and Carolyn Carper. Senior representatives-Ruth Nice warner, Bob Brown and Wayne Lloyd. Tommy Crane was install and G. J. Gruber and C. Austin ed as Senior-at-large. Paul Corso, Nicodemus. I John Lowery and John Merchant Live stock watering troughs Senior. Junior and Sophomore will be placed in pasture fields class president respectively were i to provide. water 10r iinprove pres "also installed. ', , ent. grazing Oond tions ,Ma'.- G iu- By a iie amendment' to the ber says it will be a b~g help as constitution, Jane Rissler, Betsy he can then stop hauling water Wysong and Bill Clenden~n~, l~t for' his stock, year's officers, are now members Conservation technicians have of the council. assisted Nelson Jack, son and Wil The officers for the term 1961- liam Jackson in the layout artd '62 are President, Pat Rissler; construction of trench sil0s~ The Vice President, Charles Moler; silos are designed to th0|d~ about ISecretary, Pat Burns; Treasurer, one ton of silage per running I Bob Dailey. foot making it easier to decide on I In this impressive ceremony, size;, neL led, and -a Nult. oi- [ the -offie i,s and men,hers _were per;day. "; presented to" the principal, Wil- m SIRLOIN BONELESS ROUND P 0 R T E R H 0 U S E CLU B S T EAK m T A B L E RI T E i' CASTLE HAVEN DEL MONTE 14 oz. LUZIANNE 1 CAMPBELL'S