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Telephone Your News to Guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Tabb at their home on South Sam uel Street during the past week have been Mrs. Tabb's sister, Mrs. M. T. Thomson of McLean, Va.; her brother and sister-in-law The Reverend and Mrs. George W. Shirley, of Fort Walton Beach Florida; her nephew, The Rover end Edward S. Shirley of Am- herst, Mass. and Miss Eleanor Freeman of Adams, Mass. Mrs. Arthur L. Glover of South Samuel Street is spending this week with her son-in-law and dau ghter, Capt. and Mrs. Thomas Murray Stokes at their home in ttavre de Grace, Md. Mrs. James W. Bartlett and Mrs. Clarence Hobart have re- turned to their homes on South Samuel Street after spending a week at Atlantic City, N. J. Col. George B. Shutt of South Mildred Street is on a business trip to tIartford, Conn. During his absence, Mrs. Shutt is on a ten day trip to Panama. Miss Kate V. Dooley of South Samuel Street is spending some time with her nephew and niece Mr. and Mrs. Donald Newberry at their home iff Hyattsville, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn K. Forth- man of Charleston returned to their home the end of last week after spending several days with Mrs. Forthman's brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. John S. Alfriend at their home on South Samuel St. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert DuBois of Saugerties, N. Y. spent Mon- day and Tuesday with Mr. and Mrs Berkeley Custer and dau- ghter. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Darlington, 2nd Avenue are the proud par- ents of a baby boy, Allen Russell born September 15 in the Win- chester Memorial Hospital. There are 2 girls in their family. Mrs. Darlington is the former Miss mma Jane DeLauder. Mary Louise and Elizabeth Sa. vflle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. :E. Saville left last week for Mor- :gantown, W. Va. where Mary Lou ise will begin her senior year at W. Va. University and Elizabeth will enter the University for her freshman year. Mrs. Margaret LeMaster of N. George Street returned home last week from a visit with her dau- ghter Mrs. Charles L. Nicely and family of Columbus, Ohio having spent Labor Day there. Mrs. Le- Master and grandson Carter cole brated their birthdays with a cook out dinner, Carters being September 4th and Mrs. LeMas- ters September 10th. On Sunday Mrs. LeMaster had as dinner guests Mrs. Eva Ware of Cleve- land, Tenn., Mr. and Mrs. Page Hinton of Summit Point, Mr. and Mrs. Creighton Propps and dau- ghter Trina and son, C. R. of Jef ferson Avenue, Mrs. Ruth Owens Bard,no and Mr. G. M. Ware. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Wendle and Mrs. Helen Treehar of Warren, Ohio visited Mrs. C. E. Hann over the weekend, enroute to Balti- more, Md. to attend the graduat ion of their daughter Mary Ann Wendle from John Hopkins Hos pital on Monday evening at 3:00 o'clock. Mr. Wendle is formerly x)f Charles Town. Mr .and Mrs. R. Kyle Wall and Mr. C. F. Wall II motored to Philadelphia, Pa. Monday, Sep- tember 18th to see the new 1962 Chryslers, Plymouths, and Val. iants. The Wall's say they are bea utiful and this will without a doubt be a Chrysler year. Last Thursday Mr. and Mrs. ,Berkeley Custer, Jefferson Ter- race accompanied by Mrs./ Stro- thor Morrison and Mrs. Bert Lou dan, Bakerton visited'their sister Mrs. Charles Webb and family in Arlington, Va. and attended their grandmother's funeral in Wash- ington. Weekend guests at "Clear Land" home of Mr. and Mrs. Gil- bert Hendrieks included their daughter, Miss Evelyn Hendricks }tyattsville, Md., Dr. Van Lauren Lincoln, Neb., Dr. Verdee Vau- ghn, Muskogee, 0kla. and Miss Helen Norton, Augusta, Maine all of whom are teachers at Gallau- det College, Washington, D. C. Announce Engagement Miss Judy A. Olden To Mr. Michelsen MISS JUDY A. OLDEN Mr. and Mrs. Lee L. Friend of Riverdale, Md. formerly of Mar- tinsburg, W. Va. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Miss Judy Arietta Olden to Mr. Stein ar Michelsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lars Michelsen of Bethesda, Md. formerly of Norway. Miss Olden is a graduate of Northwestern High School and is presently working as a secretary for Lloyd E, Mitchell, Inc. of Washington, D. C. Mr. Michelsen attended Rich-~ ard Montgomery High School and served in the U. S. Air Force. He is presently training for floor manager at the G. C. Murphy Co. An open church wedding is planned for November 18, 1961 at 1 o'clock in the afternoon, at the Hyattsville Baptist Church, 42nd Avenue in Hyattsville, Md. Mrs. Mildred Locke and Mrs. Dorothy Raynor of Winchester, Va. spent last week with their aunts Miss Eva Ramey and Mrs. Clayton Haines. Mr. and Mrs. George Morhlein of Baltimore, Md. were visitors Saturday with her cousins, Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Glassford at Sum- mit Point. Mr. and Mrs. Jack R. Huyett of South George Street flew from Charles Town to White Plains, N. Y. last Friday to attend the wed ding of Mr. Marshall Newton III and Miss Margaret Swanson, both of that city. Marshall and Jack roomed together for four years at V: M. I. and graduated in the same class. The wedding in which Jack took part took place Satur- day afternoon. The Huyettes re- turned Sunday evening by plane. Mrs. Edward Lankford of Sev- erna Park, Md. spent several days with her sister Mrs. Ethel Mong. Campbell Ambrose has return ed to Greenbriar Military School, Lewisburg, W. Va. after spending the summer at his home Paign- ton near town. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Webb and son Bruce of Alexfinder spent Sat urday with Mr. and Mrs. Berkel. ey Custer, Jefferson Terrace. Announcement has been made of the marriage of Miss Eleanor N. Bane and Harry F. Burns both :of Charles Town ,in Frederick, Md. on September 12. The cere- !mony was performed by the Rev. W. Merval Weaver of the United Presbyterian Church. The couple will reside at Flowing Spring Farm. Mrs. L. J, Overcash who has been visiting relatives in Rhode Island has returned to her home on East Washington Street. Spending the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kemp, Ranson were Warren Kemp and two II I WHILE PASTURES ARE SHORT USE .... SPECIAL PRICE: 'BULK (FOB Mill) - $52.00 Ton (Bagging - $5.00 ton Delivery- $2.00 ton) Phone 17 Charles Town, W. Va. 222 Roy Wolfe of the Bloomery. Vis itors on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cameron of Texas This was the first time Mrs. Cameron and Mrs. Kemp have visited each other for 25 years. They spent a very happy day talking over old times. Mr. and Mrs. Camer- ons daughter Leona of California is a star in the movie "The Al- amo". Mrs. Richard B. Smith Jr. of Berryville, Va. visited Miss Ella Smith this week. Miss Mary Ellen Shull visited her-,~randmother Mrs. Thomas Shull ori Monday evening. Jerry Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Wilson, Sr., Rose Hill Farm, Leetown left Septem- ber 9th to return to Stillwater, Okla. where he entered his senior year at the Oklahoma State Uni versity as a veterinary. Roy Smith~ of Mass. spent the week- end with Jerry and also returned to Oklahoma State University. Miss Connie Ann Duke Is Bride of Mr. Mason In Berryville Church Miss Connie Ann Duke, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ed- ward Duke of Berryville and Floyd Hampton Mason of Charles Town, W. Va. were married in the Berryville Presbyterian Chur ch on September 10. The double ring ceremony was performed at 2 o'clock by the Rev. Robert Gos horn, pastor of the Berryville Presbyterian Church in the pres- ence of members of the two im- mediate families. Miss Marie Longerbeam of Berxyville served as maid of hon or and Robert Whittington of Charles Town, W. Va. was best man. A reception followed at the home of the brides parents. The bride is a graduate of Clar ke County High school class of '60. Mr. Mason graduated from Charles Town High School in '56 he is now employed by the Aileg heny Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. Mr. and Mrs. Mason are now making their home at 322 W. Main St. Berryvitle, Va. New agricultural weather ser- vices will soon be provided in eight broad areas of the United States, through a $758,000 approp riation in the 87th Congress and' Northeastern West Virginia is to be one of the areas, the Depart- ment of Commerce Weather Bur- eau announced this week. Dr. F. W. Reichelderfer, Chief of the Weather Bureau, said that the new program will provide fro :quent and timely agricultural forecasts by means of a teletype writer circuit covering each area. Local radio stations, as well as farm publications and news- papers, will be connected to the forecast office by. the network. The forecasts will enable farm- ers' to determine the best times for planting, spraying, harvesting and other vital operations. Besides three daily special ag ricultural weather forecasts and a daily "Farm Weather Sum- mary", the teleprinter hookup will also give rapid dissemination and Washington, D. C. and at the selected agricultural experiment station (see 2. above). This cir- cuit will be made available to mass dissemination outlets in the area. Interested individuals or groups may also obtain drops on this circuit. Local disseminators will pay only printer rental and local connection charges. (Feder al Cost $17,500, Local Cost about $12,500) t Five Persons From Page 1--- A Trooper Ward on State Route 9. He was fined $50 and costs on the drunken driving charge and $25 and costs on the revoked li- cense charge. He was also given 10 days in the Jefferson County jail on each charge in default of the fine. Something Worth Living Performance Fred W' FRED COLVARD West Virginia football has yet to turn the corner on the road back but found the likely driver Saturday in its 1961 opener. Fred "Colt 45" Colvard gave the greatest beginning performance of any Moun- taineer football player since another cocky quarterback, Fred Wyant, appeared in 1952. The young Logan star gainer 239 yards by rushing, passing and returning punts and kickoffs in a spine-tingling 35 - 26 loss to rising Ltichmond. He scored 20 points, more in his first varsity game than any West Virginia player was able to accumulate in all of 1959 or 1960. His single accomplishments included a 68-yard punt return and a 33-yard run from scrimmage, both being greater than the Moun- taineers' best gains last season. Besides scoring all but six points for his team, 'Colvard set up that touchdown with a 26-yard pass followed by a 15-yard run. Sixteen thousand opening-day fans were disappointed by Rich- mond's come-from-behind victory But took heart in the Colt 45's SUl~erlative performance. Here was a quarterback they could see leading the Mountaineers back up the heights during the next three years. Forty members of the Charles theatre party would be a trip to Town Junior Woman's Club met Washington to see The Tenth SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON ADVOCATE 6--A THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, thday by his parents, Mr and Mrs. Garland F. Snyder. Refreshments of cupcakes, ice cream, birthday cake and lemon- ade were served. Each child re- ceived a hobo stick as a favor and a god time was had by all of them. Those attending were: Mike Martin, Grog Lance, Darlene Bar ker, Trudy Anders, Sherry Smith Ann Gore, Teresa and Jimmy Cline, Jeff and Terry Propps, Phil and David Heckman, Danny Noland, Scotty McDonald, Sherry Whittington, Bobby Payne, John :~y Hurt, Ricky and Sherry Tur- ner, Jessy Sue and Peggy Joe _;mith, Jefford Todd Smoot, Pres 2ngle, Donnie Whittington, Ver- ion Roderick, Vic Hart and Ric- ky Snyder. SON BORN TO THOMPSONS ~N CHARLOTTE, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. (Chick) .Vhompson of Charlotte, N. C. an Jounce the arrival of a son Stu- art Landrum on September 12th. Irs. Thomson is the former Bar )ara Hughes, daughter of Mr. and '/Irs. Edward L. Hughes of Ber- keley Springs, W. Va. The Thorn psons have another child, Eliza- )eth Layne. kating Club To Have ?arty Berryville: Rink On Tuesday, September 26 at Berryville Skating Rink from 7:30 to 10:00 P. M. the first sllat- ing party will be held by the skat ing club which was formed sev- eral years ago. Anyone over the age of 18 and interested in skat- ing for fun is eligible to a member and to come to party and pay 50 cents to Mr. Paul Mills of Halltown is ing Secretary-Treasurer and will have information about club on September 26. By Mrs. Elsi m Mr. and Mrs. James moved to their new home Briarwood, Martinsburg on day. Mr. Anders is Public tant at Coming. Miss Bernice accepted a position at Manufacturing Co. Mr. and Mrs. George Cox daughter Pamela spent the end with Mr. and Mrs. Noll at York, Pa. While they attended the York Fair. Mr. Willie Coristant a major surgical at Newton Baker Hospital on Friday. Mrs. Frankie Hale and Harley Potter began work Musselman Processing Plant Monday. Mr. Jan Hamstead and Mr. :Lawson of Kingwood spent i al days last week with Mr. Mrs. El@god Hamstead. Weekend guests of Mrs. Heinz included Mrs. Virgil ilton, Miss Pauline Hamilton Mrs. Jim Boyles and dau of Grafton. Oct. 22-Homecoming. and friends the She Church are also invited to eleven o'clock service. Oct. 29-Harvest Home We bring our gifts for wood-home for the aged. We Are Anxious For You To Know Them. They Cover Jefferson County For News Items and Any Photos You May -- Every'Week of the Year-- We are anxious for you o r eet our fl e group of County Correspondents, who send in the many interesting items from various county towns which you enjoy each wee~ bhis newspaper. They will also accept photos which might interest for pt~blleatlo~. They axe ~ays h~ppy to receive news as well as receive your subscription to the Spirit of son-Farmers Advocate. All you have to do is to tel~ them that you wan,t to subscribe to the newspaper. numbers in many cases are given for your convenience. Miss Dorothy Lake, Mlllvllle Mrs. Robert, Knott, Shepherdstown--Phone 398.~ Mrs. Lena Ambrose, Engle---Phone 69-F-024 !of fire-weather forecasts and ag, For Sunday Sermon at ricultural interpretations of the 5 day and 30 day weather out-/ g3Uyl iuW'eh,~eri"n~..Church looks,along with other informat- ion of value to agricultural inter- The Charles Town Presbyter. ests. tan Church announces the follow The first stage of the program mg services and other .activities is scheduled to begin October.I, for the week of September 24th: before the end of the crop season in the Mississippi Delta area. By Spring of 1962 the program will be extended into Northeast- ern West Virginia and networks of observation stationS will be es tablished by the Weather Bureau to report daily during the crop season to the forecasting centers keeping the forecasters informed aobut weather in the immediate crop-growing areas and providing data for crop weather studies. The diversified farming in the mountain valley areas of the four state Appalachian Area is depen- dent on weather as a major fac- tor in the production costs and quality of farm products. The vat lability of weather in this area is such that a specialized agricul- tural weather service is necess- ary for protection against weath- er qaused disasters and for effic- ient1 farming operations. Modern agriculture's require, ments for meteorological service to assist in efficient farming in- clude: 1. Timely, operationally useful farm weather forecasts. 2. Cooperative research into ag riculture- weather relationships and preparation of agricultural interpretations of weather fore- casts. 3. Measurements of weather; conditions where the crops are grown. 4. Communications to make farm weather service readily a- vailable to every farmer. These requirements can be met in the area described above through the following jointly op- erated Federal- State-Local pro- gram. 1. Add two agricultural weath- er forecasters to the staff at the Weather Bureau Airport Station at Baltimore, Md. to enable pre- mration of detailed agricultural weather forecasts for the, area. (Federal Cost $20,000) 2. Establish joint Weather Bur eau Experiment Station office at Kearneysville or Morgantown, W. Va., as headquarters for Advis- ory Agricultural Meteorologist and clerk and equipped with wea thor facsmile receiver. Staff will also work with Agricultural Ex- periment Stations in each of the four states. (Federal Cost $20,000 Cooperative State Participation $6,000) 3. Establish a network of 20 ag ricultural weather observation stations to provide daily farm weather reports during the crop season. Also establish one fully instrumental micro-climate stat- ion to assist in research in crop weather relationship studies. Fed oral Cost $10,500, . State Cost $3,- 000) 4. Establish Agricultural and Public Weather Teletypewriter Circuit with send-receive connec- tion at Weather Facilities at Bal timore and Frederick, Maryland Sunday Church School for all ages 9:45 A. M., worship, 11:00 A. M., at the Hilleary House Monday night at 8, with Mrs. James Gore, president, presiding. After the club pledge and flag salute, Mrs. Robert Turner led the group in devotions and Mrs. A. D. Peters, chairman of the club's Child and Youth commit- tee, introduced Mrs. H. Mansell Evans, Girl Scout program direct Senior High Vespers, 6:30 P. M. or for the Eastern Panhandle. Pioneer Vesl~ers, 6:30 P.M. Four Senior Girl Scouts-Kitty Tuesday.Primary Choir rehear- Link, Gwenn Evans, Nancy Mill- sal 3:30 P.M. er and Doris Unger, presented Man on Oct. 3rd. Mrs. Roy Breeden, Ranson--Phone 256-J Mrs John Morris, Safety Pro- Mrs. Clarence Smallwood, Kabletown--Phone 20-F-054 ject chairman, stressed the Oct. Mrs. Pauline Ott, Mannings---Phone 50-F-014 meeting .on Civil Defense that Miss Lilllan Myers, Shenandoah Junction--Phone 66-F'-031 will be open to the public. Mrs. Bruce Furr, Leetown--Phone 24-F-013 Mental Health Project chair-IMrs" Georgia Pearl, Chestnut Hill man, Mrs. Lawrence Lloyd, read a letter from the Weston State Hospital thanking the club for the five dozen bed sheets. It was decided to sell 140 fruit cakes this year for a money mak- ing project. Orders can be taken now. The money will be used for Miss Margaret Houser, Bakerton Mrs. Julia Viands, Mechanlcstown--Phone 17-F-031 Mrs. Stuart Crim, Summit Point--Phone 47-1~03~ Miss Dorothy Bowers, Halltown--Phone 26-F-031 [Mrs. G. E. Webb, Harpers Ferry-Bolivar---Phone 2492 Mrs. Ethel Buzzard, Silver Grove Mrs. Elsie O. Hamstead, Kearneysvllle--Phone 2108 Mr.q. Austin Nieodemus. Rt~pon--Phone 6l-F-Ol! Miss Carolyn Carper, Middlewity---Phone 43-F-013 Wean da-3,,nlor Choir r- the Colors and then each girl community improvement. ..... , o o. ~ ~ talked of her experiences at the The other club project will be h~az~dz o:ou r. ~w. r, . .. . ~. __.. tilrl ~cou~ ~touna-up the fashion ~show. The club also Wednesday-Youth Chmr rehear ~ w ....... ~,~:,,~n +~,~ r,_~ sal 7:00 P. M.' ................ ~"~':'~. ......... decided to enter the Vogue Sew- Thursday-Adult Choir rehear. Scout, programh outhn ngt?e cop: ing Contest. Mrs. Donald Cline, sol 8:00 P.M. ...................... s .....parliamentarian read changes in " - - Se " - 2 .-Iglrls from seven to seventeen the by-laws that will be voted on on Tuesoay, ptemt)er otn, ............... " at the Oct. meeting The meeting there will be a bowling party for lme nam acmevement is very important; association with was adjourned and the girls on- the Senior High Youth. Young other girls and helpful adult lead joyed refreshments served by the people will leave the church at 6:30 P. M. The sermon topic for the 11:00 A. M. service will be "Something Worth Living For." Nursery ser- vice is provided for pre-school age children during this service. The public is cordially invited. ! Engagement Announced Mr. and Mrs. Charles William Dailey of Charles Town Route 1, this week announced the engage ment of their daughter Mildred Virgini to Mr. Charles Hester Frick of Ranson. A late fall wed ding is planned. Miss Eleanor N. Bane Is Bride Mr. Burns Announcement is made of the marriage of Miss Eleanor N. Bane and Harry F. Burns Septem ber 12 in Frederick, Md. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Merval Weaver of the United Presbyterian Church. After a brief wedding trip the couple will reside at Flowing Springs Farm, ors can do so much for our youth, hostesses: Mrs. Archie Smith, ch. Mrs. Evans said. The Junior Wo- Mrs. Robert Willis, Mrs. Calvin men are very enthusiastic to help Adams, Miss Gloria Smallwood and support the Girl Scouts in and Mrs. Harry Toasten. their coming financial drive, ky The business meeting followed Ric n with Mrs. Roger Ramey reading the minutes of the May meeting u and the July executive meeting. Birthday, .arty at Park Mrs. William Anders called the Master "Ricky" Snyder was giv roll and the president introduced twenty new members. The treas en a birthday party at Jefferson County Memorial Park Saturday, urers report and 61-62 budget Sept 16 in honor of his fifth bir were given by Mrs. Donald Smith. Several letters were read and the club received a letter of apprec iation from the park association ll for the two benches given. Ten copies of the W. Va. Brochure have been sold to club members and a copy has been sent to Shep herdstown, Harpers Ferry and Charles Town High School and to the Charles Town Junior High School. The District Convention will be held in Berkeley Springs October 27th and reservations must be in by Friday. Mrs. Donald Cline, Clean Up Project Chairman reported the new picnic area at "Mt. View" and thanked the county road corn missioners for the two picnic tab r | les and the "cleaning up" of the l I area. The Fine Arts Chairman Mrs. Donald Engle announced the II USE THIS COUPON TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE SPIRIT OF JffFERSON -- ADVOCATE Or pass it along to a friend or use it to extend or enew your own subscription. Please start sending me the Spirit of Jefferson- Advocate. ~m ~ mm mt mt m m m It m N~L~I~e t , t ... , e t .... t, e, . t .. e t t t , e. e q , t e . e s e Street .................................... City ........................ State .......... $3.50 Per Year, Plus 10 ets. tax in West Virginia KIDDIES - MISSES SEAMLESS LEOTARD NEWBERRY Regularly $1.29 I! PRESENTS WOMEN'S FALL CORDUROY WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27---8:00 P. CHARLES TOWN JUNIOR m. SCHOOL ]]ENEFIT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY FIRE COMPANIES ADULTS $1.00 - CItmDREN 50e VALUE NEWBERRY INFANTS COTTON FANCY TRIM Regularly $1.98 Regularly $2.98 SPECIAL I NEWBERR /: VALUI TO 9:00 P. ~ GIRL'S CORDUROY ,Regularly $2.49 HOURS---9:00 A. M. FRIDAY - SATURDAY STORE JUST SAY--"CHARG E IT!"