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Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr The Women's Society of Christ rv~ce of 'the Leetown Metho- will meet at ithe home "Mr :and eMrs. Charles Fulk Fri rtlght, October 23. B. H. l~dd,leberger of Char Town ,was a dinner guest with Mary Bruce Purr Thursday. J. Frank Gardner of C,har- Town was ,a weeke,nd guest o,f and 'Mrs. John Crardner. A. J. Willis of Charles was ,a weekend ,g~es.t wit)h and ',Mrs. R. E. L. S`trider "l~Ose H~ll". :and Mrs. John White of Florida were weekend of [Mr. and [Mrs. C. H. Walk a`t ~the H~tdhery They were en home niter u~e,n~ng a con- in Phi]ade,lph~ia, ,Pc. Mrs. ~is u sister of Mrs. Walker. .Regular :preaching Sunday mor October 25 in the Leetow,n 'Church at 9:45 by *t~he Rev. @a.muel Bu`tcher 'Sun School 10:45. [Mr. and ,Mrs. Lyle Furr and son I~im of CharIes Town visited Sv~u day e~cening wiCk~ Mrs. ~iary Bruce Furr. ALfred Owens celebrated his eJhird birthday 't~st Sunday ,at his 'l~ome. Those present were Mrs. Florence Owens, Mrs. Floyd P. Owens, Sr., (Mrs. B~i'ly .Owens and children, IMr. and Mrs. [Marshad] Wilson, Charles Owens Jr. and the honor guest,s ,parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Owens. "Mrs. Floyd P. Owens St. ~ttend ed the Crovernor's Luncheon a)t 12 o'clock noon ,and the Governor's Receptio,u ,at 10:30 p, m. at Har- pers Ferry on ~S~turdRy. ,Mrs. Florence Owens celebrated her 81~t ~birt.hday Sunday ~by en- joying ,a tri,p over Sleepy Creek Mountain with her son ~nd dau- ~hlter-in-,lav ,Mr. ,and Mrs. JFluyd P. Owens Sr. :and 2Vhss Patricia Owe,us. They enjoyed a fried en picnic on the top of the moun- tain. .On ~arriving home Mrs. Owens was presen~ted wi,th a nu,m ~oer of ,gifts and a birthday cake. .Mr. ,and [Mrs. Charles Owens and spas were dinner guests with "Mr. and ~Irs. A. D. Jones on ,Sun day. Deferred From Last Week I @ Yes Sir-roe---it's a well established FACT.. You just can't beat the PRICE- QUALITY and D E A L you get on a A-1 USED CAR At EAST LIBERTY STREET CHARLES TOWN , - - W. VA. 1959Chevrolq N ad V-8, Radio, Heater, Power Steering and Brakes, Turbo-Glide, Loaded with Extras. Like New. 1957 Ford Country Sedan Wag Radio, Heater, Ford-O-Matte, V-8, Steering, 1 Owner. Power Radio, Heater, Ford-O-Matic, Thunderbird Many Other Extras. Priced Right. 9 PASSENGER WAGON. Radio, Heater, Thunderbird V-8, Overdrive, Red and White. 1956 Chevrole' 210 Radio, Heater. Very Nice. Customline Tudor Radio, Heater, Ford-O-Matic, V-8. 1955 Plymouth Radio, Heater, V-8, Powerflite, 1 Owner, Extra Clean. Radio, Heater, White Tires, Sharp. Radio, Heater, Hydramatic. 210 Tudor Radio, Heater, New White Tires. Radio, Heater, V-8, Ford-O-Matic. Radio, Heater, Hydramatic, Extra Clean. assenger Radio, Heatei', Good. A Large Selection of 40- 53 Model Cars. Easy Terms. Low Down Payments. ALL CARS HAVE BEEN THOROUGHLY RE- CONDITIONED IN OUR MODERN USED CAR DEPARTMENT. 202 EAST LIBERTY STREET PHONE 212 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. (A Conlpetent and Efficient Salesman Always on Hand to Serve You. Visit Our Sales Lot in Person or Give Us A Telephone Call Right Now. Buy A GOOD USED CAR OR TRUCK HERE NOW.) i.~ 1, n.,- , , J Peo Spots In The News1 ,, = , II QUEENLY grace, even under water, is shown by Dianne Lipson, Bos- ton Press Photographers' "Queen," skin-diving NO SHORTAGE of pens as Jimmy Durante visits Ft. Madi- son, In. to sign for Sheaffer TV ~pectacular, "Give My Regards To ~" -wa " ~roaa y., in early December.. The Women's Society of Christ- ian Service of the Leetow,.~l Metho d~ist Church veil.1 meet Friday nig~h`t October 23 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fulk. "M, iss Ann ~ardner and Mrs. ~~arion Blue and Kathy spent Friday a the Enchan~ted Forest near Ba;l~timore, Md. M,r. and Mrs. l~oy Purr of H ag- erstown, Md. were supper guests S~turd~ay evening with Mrs. Mary Bruce Purr. i Li,u da IYfeIntyre of Charles Town and Vicki Blue were Sun- day guests of Diane Coli,is. Mr. and Mrs. Prank Ciapham of V~n~clesvil.le were callers Sunday afternoon "W~,th Mrs. J. S. Locke. Mr. and Mxs. Nelson Henry of Swan Pond and Mr. and Mrs. l~obevt Whi~b~,ng~ton of Bunker I-~i,H were d~nner guests Sun@ay of [Mr. and Mrs. tester Henry. Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Furr and son Kim of Ch,arles Town were calers Sund~ay evening with Mrs. ~l~ary Bru,ce Furr. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Fauetl and daughter of Fal:l~ng Waters, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. ~ale of Win~ches- iter, ~a., Mr. a,ud Mrs. Allen Cus- `ter and daughter of Charles Town were visitors Sunday wi~t~ Mr. and "Mrs. Charles Bre~ver and family. Mrs. Warren Wor,ley of Han- [over, Pc. ~isited several days last .week wiVh her sl~s,ter Mrs. Bates Vea)tson. State 4-H, FFA Baby Beef, Market Lamb Show, Sale Oct. 27-29 Fi~ns have been com, pleted for he lgth annual State 4-H and FFA Baby Beef and Market Lamb :Show and Sale at the ,State 4-H Camp, Jackson's ,Mill, Oct. 27-29 according to Joe Emch, E~tension animal husbandman at West ~ginia University. The event is a part of the 29th annual State 4-H and I~I~A Livestock Roundup. It is expected that 80 baby beeves and 125 ~marke~t lambs will be exhibited ~by 4-H and PFA members. All baby beeves and market laml~s mu$t be delivered to Jack- son's Mill by 3 p. m., Tuesd.ay, Pet. 27. Exhibitors who must tray el long distances may bring in animals on Monday evening. A Beef CaVtle Grooming and Demonstration, a Type Demonstration and a Sheep Show mansh~p Demonstration will open ,the show on Tuesday evening wt 7:30. Assistance will be given to 4-H and FPA ca:t,tle exhibitors by E~tension agents and vo-ag teach ors during the first demonstration. The Type Demonstration will be condu,cted by Ben Wamsley, assoc ,late E~tension animal husband- man a`t W~U and the Sheep Show m, anship Demonstration will be st:aged by H. H. Huff, county ag- ricultura~I agent in T:~ler county, and Howard Shriver, associate county agricultural agent in Up- shur county. The Baby Beef Show will get un derway prom~ptly a,t 9 o'clock on Wednesd, aY morning, Opt. 28, and grahd champion and reserve grand (~hampion baby beef steers will be selected that af,ternoon. These ev- ents will be foMowcd by the Mar- ket Dan~b Show ~t 3 o'clock. It's Your Band BY JANE SPECHT Recently the Charles Town High :School Band elected John Mar,tin as ~heir band c~ptain and Sa,ndy Hehle as thcAr b,and co-ca, pLain. John Marti,n is a member of the senior class and is serving as their president. He is a member of the Key Club. T~espian Trottoe 993, and ~e Gordon E~sznoa Cha,pter of ~he N~tional Honor Society. John has been in your band for ~ive years and at the present he is playi,ug second dhair saxophone. T,ast year at ~he spring con~er~ he displayed his a'bility to p]~ay. Sandy Hehle is aAso a member of t~he sen~or class and of the Thespian Troupe 993. Sandy has been in the band for five years and holds ~hird ~l-ra,ir clarinet. Sandy and J(~hn boVh seated ,~h~t they would do their u~most tO co-operate w~,t:h one another i,u I mak~ng this year's band the bes`t band Charles Town H,igh School ever had. Jefferson ,County Chamber Of Commerce Votes To Incorporate At a special meeting held at Thomas Jefferson Hotel Thursday evening, October 15, it was voted ~to incorporate ,the Jefferson Coun ty Chamber of Commerce. It will be known in the future as the Jefferson County Chamber of Corn meree, Inc. The ,charter was signed ,by the following members: A. R. 1V~.arshall J. Edgar Griflith, Joseph R. Stal- ey, John S. A~friend, A. C. Nor- hood, Conrad C. Hammann, Jos- eph P. Christian, Max B. Brown, T. W. Steptoe, T. A. Veh~acre, George J. Schneider, J. Donald Eack]e~, Linden Bush, Joseph J. Thom,pson and Mrs. Rosa B. Hart- key. John ,Brown Mentally Unbalance Historians The historian,s agreed ~hat he coul:d not have eommi~ed treason against V~rg~nia because he had no allegiance to that state or lel~al residence in it. They agreed, how ever, tha`t the court was justMied ~n convicting him of in,oi`tJng sla- ves a;:~d of murder, boVh of wLhic~ ~were capital offenses. AVtorney Lee Bus'hong of Char 'les Town, presided at the lunCh- eon and served as moderator for ~the panel d,iscussion. Jaycees Map Future Projects At Meeting The Jefferson County Junior Chamber of Commerce met a~`t Le- gion Lounge Ior their regular bi- mon,th'ly meeting and President Conrad Ham,mann presided and heard a report from co-chairman Benny Dorsey on the progress of the Charles Town-Harpers Ferry football program and Dance pro- jeer. Advertising is now being se- cured for the program to be sold ,wt t,he g~me on Nov. 7. The an,uuai dance will be hem at the Harpers Ferry High School Gym and the publ'ic is invited to this dance. The Jaycees present all profit from this projec,t to the wt~hletic associ,~tions of the two schools. Last year this program nested over $300 for each. The Jaycees condudt this project to give this old rivalry more color and add in,terest with the presen- faction of ou`tstanding player a- wards, "The Booster Bucket", flow ors, queens, etc. Fred Longerbeam is serving as co-Chairman. Fred I-~n,ley, stwte J*aycee viee- ~resident, from Keyser, .~t~eaded ,the mee~in,g ~,nd spoke brie~qy to ,~he membershig. I`t was announ- ced t~t a regional board meeting ~will be held in Keyser October 25. i Three Keyser J ayeees acoarnpan- ied Hanley to invite the OLarles Town organization. l~iebard Neal, religious ac/~ivities chairman, amuounced materials ,have been received for the Relig- ion In Azmeni,oa Life Project w~hi,eh ~he Jaycees w~l,l conduot prior to C~hri~tan,as. The meeting was concluded w,it'h ,a d~scussion on Vhe school si:tu,at ion w~th Shirley Hur~t aobing as moderator. Will Map !Plans For Christmas Basket Program Oct. 26 At 8 A special meeting of all persons interested Ln, and connected with ,~he Christmas basket program ~t~ ged in Charles Town and Jefferson Coun`ty each year, has been called for Monday, Oct. 26 at 8 p. m. at Citizen's Fire Hall. For a nurt~ber of years this program was spon- sored by the Jefferson County Red Cross Cha,Pter, but last year it i was s~aged by thee Citizen's ~rei Com~pany. And members of the SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON rA SS ADVOCATE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1959 5---A fire company and auxiliary work- ed lo,ug and l'mrd in making the ~rograxa a success. ,Mrs. James M. l~a~on, III, chair n~n of the local Red Cross Chap- ter urges ~ those interested in seeing t~a`t all indigent persons in Vhe county are remembered at Ohr~stm, as ~me, to be present and give t~e~r views. The Red Cross will once again direct the distri~bu~ion programi on ~he Chris~as baskets, serving! as a eAearing house to ~ssure thwt ,.none of the less fortunate families are overlooked and ~ha`t there are no d~pli,c~Vions. Jaycee.ettes :Pick April 21 h Date For Charm Revue The Jefferson County Jaycee- ettes met a,t the home of Mrs. Do~ald Noland and Mrs. Presto~u [Me~ckra~t Thursday, October 8 a~t 8 p. m. with 14 members present. The Club welcomed two new mem- ,hers, Mrs. Paul I)ailey and Mrs. Benny Dorsey and one prospective member, ,Mrs. A1 KAbler. he meeting was called to order by .the ,president, ,Mrs. Norman Kis ner and the minutes o~ the prey- corre~io~ns being ,made. After some discussion the date for the 1960 Charon Revue was set ,for-Thursday, Api~l 21, "Mrs. W. E. Hens/haw reposed ,the ~a`troness ~lmd been secured t~ play for the HaMoween papty to be held October 31 at the Commun- ity Center. The price of admi~on will be $2.00 per co,ple and dress ~ill be optional. The club voted to once agaia give a Thanksgiving ba~ke~ to a needy f,am~lly with ~vh's. Kennet~h I~sner a~d Mrs. Paul Dailey being appointed co-ch~rmen of the pro jeer. The Presiden,[,s appointed Mrs. Fred Longerbe~m and Mrs. Ben- ny Dorsey to serve on Vhe Christ- mas Dance committee with Mrs. Kenneth Kisner and Mrs. John Bartlett. The club voted to doz~ate $5,00 .to the Jurflor High School IAbrary fu~ud. The meeting was then adjourn ed and the door prize was won by ,Mrs. Nm~an Kisner. A White elephant sale was held ~fter ,the meeting during ~rhieh refreshments were se~wed by the hostesses, Mrs. Donald Noland and Mrs. Preston Merchan,t. Senate group backs bill on cam paigas. President denies using veto pow lous meeting were read with two er figl~tly. t II I IIIII II I FRESH ,PORK (OUR OWN MAKE) lb. CHOICE ROUND END CUT B 0 N E rL E S S lb. lb. lb. lb. WISCONSIN FULL CREAM lb. c I I I 11 I IIIIlllll II I I I /I I I I Agree At ,Ferry Forum One of the highlights of the His ,torian's luncheon staged Friday at noon at Hil,itop House at Har- peps Ferry in connection with the centenniaq observance ,of the J0h,u Brown rwid was ~he panel discuss POLAR FROZEN GREEN MORTON'S D N N E R S POLAR YELLOW ion Which noted J(~hn Brown his- torians held at the Close of tlhe luncheon and four 0f t:he five pan C'U 'CORN elis`ts agreed l~hat John Brown was a r~en, bally u,u~b~lanced man at the time he staged the raid on the U. S. Arsenal in Harpers Ferry. Only Boyd Stu,tler of Charles- ton, W. Va. recognized as the greatest living authority on the life of John Brown, dissented in his opinion and even he admit`ted that Brown was o,uly legally sane. He agreed that Brown was undoub redly fana, tical to the point that he had al~proached unbal- ance. The other historians pa~%icipat- ing in the panel discussion at the POLAR FORDHOOK LIMAS MORTON'S PO AB ~ill;top House Ho,tel were J. C. Furnas of Lebanon, N. J.; Dr. Wal ter Coleman, historian for the Nati(~nal Civil War Cen,tennial~ I kl E Uonal Park Service historian, and Oh'arles Snell, NPS historian sta- tioned at t~he Harpers Ferry Nat- ional Monument. , The panel discussion also brou- ght agreemen,t t,hat Brown desired 5o be a martyr and tha`t he could further the pause of freeing the slaves better by his dea,th. It was also agreed that Brown chose Harpers Ferry for the scene of his upNsi;ng because it was in mountainous terri,tory suitable for guerrilla warfare, i,t was on the .border between the slave and free st.a, tes, i:~ was close to Washington and it had a Federal arsenal and a rifle factory t~ha,t couid provide the needed arms. The legality of ~he trial of Brown was ques,t~ofied. He was tried in Charles Town on charges ~f ~nci,ting slaves, murder and treason to the sta~te o,:[ Virgi~a. (CHOICE OF 5 VARIETIES) CHERRIES, PINEAPPLE, MIXED SEEDLESS RAISINS, I I I _ _ PHONE 664 Pkgs. each Pkgs. 2 Pkgs. For For I FRUITS, SEEDED CURRANTS. CASH AND AND NO. 1 Lbs. DELIVERY --- LETTUCE, TURNIPS, KALL SPINACH, CARROTS, RADISHES, 'PEPPERS, CABBAGE, TOMATOES, CRANBERRIES, GRAPEFRUIT, ORANGES, PEARS, LEMONS, GRAPES, ETC. I J I I I Ill I I I II _ ti 'r RANSoN, W" VA"