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. SPIRIT --From The Files of The-- OF JEFFERSON - FARMERS ADVOCATE By:---Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer 10 YEARS AGO'-- 1951 jammed the streets the two mile long sesqui-Cen- parade. L. tvicDonald Jr. opened for with offices in the Mas- Budding East Washington St. tl~e ~artnership at Grove ld with which he had associated sm(m 1938 was o dissolved. Coach Sherman League of the (Va.) High School saw nls 1951 football eleven tnree times on long runs register a 20 to 6 victory over Harpers Ferry Tigers. In the Charles Methodist Church by the Robert H. Hiller, Miss Doris Marshall, daughter of Mr. and James R. Marshall and Mr. L. Cline son of Mrs. Gen- Cline of Minneapolis, Minn. and Mr. Lawrence Cline of Keyser; Miss Marjorie L. Duff, daughter of Mr. Charles W. Duff and the late Mrs. Virginia Duff and Mr. Robert P. McGarry, Jr., son of Mr. Robert P. McGarry Sr. and the late Mr. McGarry; Miss Emma E. Gaston became the bride of Mr. Paul Welch of Char les Town. Mr. and Mrs. Ross Shriver of South Charleston, W. Va. announ ce the engagement of their dau- ghter Patrmm Ann to Mr. John W. Horn, son of Mr. and Mrs. vtark Horn of Harpers Ferry. 20 YEARS AGO --- 1941 DIED: At his home on N. Law- rence St., Thomas C. Ennis, vet. eran barber of Charles Town. At the home of his daughter Mrs. Shirley Alger, West Congress St., William Jackson Knott one of the DR. VERA FISCHER, Optometrist EYE8 EXAMINED --- GLASSES FITTED ~[ours;---9:45 - 5:00-~losed Tuesday and Thursd~ "OPEN EVF.~INCJ8 By Apl~InUnent Only. "none 785 112 8. Charles St. Chaxles Town, W. Vs. FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. Mille/lie Plant No. 899 Charles Town on Thursday with her mother OF r tMl Ui DVOCA [ Mrs. Willingham and daughter at THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1961 KearneysvilIe. By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands Mrs. Jaulia Viands and daugh. .......................... ......... ....... ' -- --- ter-in-law Mrs. Elva Viands called Jefferson Avenue had a Stanley dinner mints. Mrs. Sylvester Metro and son on the former brother Mr. Re- Party W o hty night. There Mr. and Mrs. Milton Popkins of Francis of Tampa, Florida were land Whipp who is a patient in were quite a few preseat. Mrs. Kabletown were Friday night callers on Tuesday with their the hospital. Roland seems to be Dunlap was the demonstrator, callers with Mr' and Mrs. O ie MrS. l ,t@lyn Wile won the door Johnston and daughters. cousin Mrs. Robert Frye. improving and hopes to be back prize. Mrs. Hovermale served ..... Mrs. Maude Samllwood and son home soon. Marvin and his twin daughters Misses Cizella Smallwood and cake, punt:h,,. , . potatt), chips, and GO TO {311YRCil SUI DAY county's foremost citizens, [sons were recent visitors of Mr. MARRIED: At the First Meth-]and Mrs. Bob Webb and family odist Church, Reno, Nee. Miss tat Shenandoah Junction. Juliette Joy Lafferty of Clare-/ Mr, and Mrs. Roy Pulse and lnont, Okla. to Mr. Charles W/l-]family and Mrs. Mary Ciine of l/am Snyder II formerly of near/Middleway' were Sunday callers Summit Point; at the home of I of Mr .and Mrs. Merle aden and the bride in Greensboro, N. C. family. Miss Floyce Suther of Greens. Mr. and Mrs. George Cox of bore and Lt. Max S. Kable of Jef Ranson were recent visitors of ferson County. the latters parertts Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Penwell. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Longerbeam and family of Ranson were re- cent visitors of the latters par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Host- ler and family. Mr. and Mrs. Donald aden and daughter Donna and sons Guy and Frank of Bakerton were Sun day visitors of the formers mo- ther Mrs. Nellie Oden and son Billy. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Turner and family of Mille/lie were Sun day visitors of the formers par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tur- ner Sr. Mrs. Lucy Penwell returned to her home from the Charles Town General Hospital where she was a medical patient. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Shiflett and son of Ranson were recent visi- tors of the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Jenkins and family. Mr .and Mrs. Alfred Spencer of Arlington, Va. were recent visi. tars of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Viands and daughter Nancy. Mr. and Mrs, Lester Oft were recent visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Donald aden and daughter Don na and sons Frank aiad Guy at Bakerton. Mr. and Mrs. George Costello of Summit Point were Sunday vis /tars of Mr. and Mrs. Ca l Wiley and daughter Nancy and son Woody. Gozelia and Linda were Wednes- twin sister Linda spent Friday day evening callers with the for- night with their school mate Miss mers grandson Mr. and Mrs. Francis Smallwood and family in Ranson. Mrs. John Hampton and son Terry of Baltimore, Md. spent the week with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Garland Henry. Mr. Hampton came up over the week end and accompanied them home Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands Jr. and daughters Mary and Nancy were in Martinsburg Friday ev- ening visiting friends. Mrs. Harold Penwell and son and Mrs. Billy Viands of the Bloomery were callers on Wednes day with the latters grandmother Mrs. James Fritts. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks, Mr. and Mrs. William Frye and son Bobby of Brunswick, Md. and Mr .and Mrs. Sublette Chamblin of Ranson were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. William Frye. Mr. Sylvester Frye of Bethesda, Md. spent the wekeend here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Frye of Millville, Mrs. George Jones, Mrs. Harry Shirley and children, Judy Debbie, Harry Jr., Bobby, Don. aid and Russell were Sunday call ers with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Viands Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hov ermale and children David and Donna of near Jefferson Avenue were Saturday evening callers with the Viands. Mrs. Nelson Bush was a caller Susan Grapes. Mrs. Baroara Ann liampton of Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 VA. HARPERS FERRY, W. VA. FRIDAY, - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22 - 23 -- 3 BIG HITS -- \ ,~ PAUL KEUY.ILKA DNASE.SIDNEY BLAGKM[II A UNIVERSAL.INTERNATIONAL PICILIRE SUNDAY - MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24 - 25 " G I A N T " in Color _Starring-:-Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Chill Wills, Sal M/nee , , .. .,, . TUESDAY - WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26 . 27 -- DOUBLE FEATURE -- rShirley MacLaine--"ASK ANY Glenn Ford--"THE GAZEBO" Misses Loraine Bush, Evelyn Dorsey and Betty Whitmore left !Charles Town to enter upon a Nurse's Training Course at Un- ion Memorial Hospital, Baltimore Md. Forrest W. Brown, son of At- torney and Mrs. Forrest Brown, S. Samuel St. entered a Midship- men's training course of the U. S. Naval Reserve. Sale df the Kercheval and Bragg Building on the north side of West Washington Street, was completed to Jack Luxenberg of Charles Town and M. Levine of Martinsburg who planned exten- sive improvements for a modern Bowling Establishment with an eight alley Capacity. The proper- ty was purchased from Mrs. C. P. Engle and legatees under the will of the late William Bragg. m| 40 YEARS AGO-- 1921 MARRIED: At the bride's bride's home near Mille/lie by s the Rev. I. D. Worman of Shep- herdstown, William M. Jones of the firm of Link & Jones, Char- les Town to Miss Elsie May Gore daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Gore of the county. 60 YEARS AGO .-- 1901 Memorial services in honor of President William McKinley who died from the effects of an as-, sassin's bullet' were held in the Charles Town Presbyterian Chur- ch. Addresses were delivered by Maj. A. W. McDonald, Rev. Dr. A. C. Hopkins, Hen. George R. Wen dling and William H. Wilson. .DIED: At his home "Altona" near Charles Town, Col. Henry B. Davenport; in Shepherdstown, , oseph Byers. John D. McGarry sold a part of .,s farm north of the B. & O. ailroad tracks, west of Shenan- doah Junction to Joseph" V. Bell for $60.50 per acre. The tract con- tamed 40 acres. 80 YEAB AGO -- 1881 MARRIED: InGrace Church, Berryville, by the Rev. P. P. Phil lips, Horace Beall of Charles Town to Miss C. A. Richardson of Clarke County; in Shepherdstown by the Rev. J. C. Bowman, Dan- iel Yount of Smithburg, Md. to Miss Emma Fayman, daughter of John D. Fayman of Shepherds- town. DIED: At the home of her son in-law Levi Baker of Charles Town, Mrs. Rebecca Valentine. William Edward Cratghill, son of Col. William P. Craighill of Charles Town was appointed a cadet of the West Point Military Academy, 90 YEARS AGO -- 1871 Mrs. Sarah B. Briscoe, widow of Dr. John B. Briscoe died at her home near Charles Town; in Mansfield, Ohio, Mrs. Maria E. Young, widow of Samuel Young; in Bolivar Mrs. Julia Briggs. By Mrs. Pauline Ott Mr. and Mrs. Bob White and family moved into a house be- lopging to Mr. Buddy Penwell of Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. George Dillow re- cently bought the home of the late Thomas Lee Dillow. They have moved into it and are hav- ing a new front porch built. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beahm and son of Washington, D. C. were $unday evening callers of the for mers parents Rev. and Mrs. Ar- thur Beahm.. Mrs. Charles Ott and sons were recent visitors of her mother Mrs. Ellis Johnson at Millville, Mr. and Mrs. Alec Lanham and ...... family of Loudoun County, Va. , : : , " were Sunday visitors of the lat- ters parents Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hardy and family. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Wilt and daughter D/anne of the Bloomery Mr. and Mrs. Philip Oden and daughter Lisa Ann and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Wiley and daughter Thresa were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bell and Cam fly. Guy and Frankie aden of Bak- erton were Sunday visitors of Mr,' and Mrs. Lester Ott. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Beahm and son of Takoma Park, Md. were Sunday visitors of the for- mers parents Rev. and Mrs. Ar- thtur Beahm. Mr. Buddy Penwell of Charles Town was recent v//star of his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry PenwelL Mrs. Yula Aleshire was hostess to a Stanley Party on Saturday r~ight at 7:30 at the Bloomery, li/irs. ebecca Snellings of Charles You have the opportunity to get this Skilsaw with yam" purchase of only four Weldwood Preflnished Wall Panels... enough panels tomake one wall the decorative feature of your home. ASK FOR OUR "HOW-TO-DO4T" BOOKLET...ff'S FRErd Baltimore, Md. was a caller on Friday with Mrs. Julia Wands, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Henry had a call from their son Friday night Mr. David Lee Henry. He had arrived at the Great Lakes Training Station but at the time had never been assigned to a cam pany yet and would send his ad- dress later. Mrs. Betty Hovermale of near 549 IA Lt_cTowN, W ffVIRgINIA 'i Town was demonstratoPt Those at tending were Mrs. Mar y Palmer and family of Bolivar, Nancy, Sharon, Nellie and Eddie and Buddy Ale$hlre,, Eddie Wines and Junior Palmer, Games were played, demonstrations were made and refreshments were ser red. Everyone had an enjoyable evening. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wilt and family were recent viistors of the latters nmther Mrs. Hattie James at Ranson. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Viands and daughter of Ranson were re- cent visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Viands and family. Mr. and Mrs. Merle aden and ,i II IIII II I III .... RADIO. TELEVISIOH HI. FI STEREO SERVICE ON ALL MAKES RADIO TELL:VISION 222 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE 487 Ill I U i 1 II I I / I III yw,&e,dd~. Phone 162 Charles Town, W. Va. Who else but the builder of those front-running Wide- Track Pontiacs could bring out a car so fresh/~ and finely s/fled//~'S longer, with ~ crisp, low silhouette, it's distinctly Pontiac, with a new twin-scoop gri/te you can recognize a block away. Powered by the potent Trophy V-8, with 215 /o 348 h.p. i Beautifully poised on Pontiac's famous Wide-Track stance. 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