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October 29, 1959

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FORECAST. cloudiness, highest near Cloudy and not as cool rain beginning tonight, con- Friday. Low tonight about Friday near 50. Ouilook rain ending followed clearing, warmer in hi- Light winds. 95, NO. 44 "Serving The Charles Town- Ranson and Jefferson County WEST VIRGINIA'S OLDEST NEWSPAPER CHARLES OWN, JEFFERSON COUNTY, W. Community Since 1844" TWO SECTIONS I Read By More Than 20,000 People Every Week VA. THURSI)AY, OCTOBER 29, 1959 COMPLETE LOCAL NI'WS COVERAGE PRICE 10 CENT~ Siler ShoeCenter To Move to Smith Building Nov. 1 On about Nov. 1 Citizen's Firemen Celebrate 75th Dr. Deal Opens " Anniversary By Honoring Outstanding Medical Practice Citizens In Various FMds At Banquet [In Charles Town or shortly Charles Tow;] and Jefferson h r f r ller s Shoe Center on county gained another medical ~xr:,, , ...... ~' " - "" t e e ate .S' '. . - "" .- ' .... F w lLllonly a~s more (lays to go Until Lnnstmas FOILS TW:Stn.Ww?i]himn:t:~oSt:eneetwmlfchalfoleS ::l,lMl.UD ?lYraSrlyrof sY%%ba: around once again, members of the Retail Business Men's d 'his week b Mr Mississippi arrived here and has " " s harm , Jt wa> announce t y Association of Ch,ules Town and Ranson et plans late last g tapered off some- way a.'.d crashed into the Jenkins " . . ' . " , . .... . ~., . ...... s s "." ,r the past two weks, Jeff- machine. Capriotti was chargedand Mrs:.R_.HowardSller~ownel(s al-Za~adYpeneao?mCe~ti~r:naetg~6 week for the arrival of the Christmas shopping season ounty experienced another with failure to yield the right of azzu upcza~uz.~ u, ~,,c .......... - ~Xres,~ Liberty street. , ...... ~ ., m, ~,. .......... highway accidents duriagway. nest2 ......... n ,,r~sent ,-Ions are "Dr. Deal (s located in the same when they met in special session at tile ltlomas oeHe,~ou ~) six nays with Charles Sunday about 12:15 a. m. Troop "--'~'~':'-'~'~-:~',~,s~ness to'th'e new offices formerly used by Dr. Don- Hotel Such matters as number of Christmas shopping ~.~a~e t~olice reporting a ~o- er William Barl0w investigated ~ ~u ,,,uv= .~,,= ~.~ ,,.... ..... ~n K Mclnt-re and he has moved " . ......... ..- . .. , ~ . }75. Seminaz'v street Charles' Townancy and the switch in locations a: ~ '. ..... ~" Shoppers will have a .total of[ , . " . ' . 'of the business will be done as Town zor rne pas~ weeK, ou ~r. " . s " s one drunken driver who went off the highway and hit and ..... --- " ~ d a number of -rofessmn-1 15 daysfor ,mSht shopping this ] ~,. ~ . .... soon as ~nis WOrK can oe complet- ~eai na p. a year in contrast to 13 of last year roved to be a hit and run knocked dow,a a highway s~gn. . ................... h_s~ matters to clear away zn Scooba .............. s*^ ~e-in I M0res Kemalnlng W " 19am " " eel. ,ivxr. a, no ~vlzs. ~ puz~= ~t. cu . wltn la~e sno pplng ~ZOttz~ ~o u : as arrested ~n connectmn .... age m the accident amou.nted the shoe store from 'Mr. and Mrs. beforecommg to Charles Town. .on a gradual scale on Friday and] .... ,- uz Lne accioents, rte was ,v ~ouu~o~ou.~u cnarge~wc~c ~ x~r f-..u~,~ ~,~ ~oaa on,~ in~, Dr l.)eal ann his wi,Ie, I~ne ior- [ ~ * ,~,~,. xT,,,, 9"/ 9~ .~tar, will I Charles Town's stores wmcn ill| ' referr , . ~. ,. ,~,,=, ................ . ' " I'~a'u"'~',,,, .... - .................. [ ? am Staubs, Route 3. HarP ed . Trooper. Bar!ow.said .... mer M~ss Claudia Bishop, a,e both . Frida have been closing every Wednes- ~ taking ~,t over they have been feat . also remain open on both y . ~rry, wno was arrested Frl- s nce. ~eaI cmlmea ne naa oeen ,,., ...... ,h n~t,--o~ h..nn ~h,~. natives of Greenwood, S. C. Dr. 1...~ ~o~ ......... ,.~) ,~f r~c [day afternoon wall remain open ~ct. 23, at his home nearcrowaeo off the nighway by an-~'~'~'~::~-'~q:~:~"'f~r w'~'~'nY~=~e~ Deal atended Presbyterian College I~",~'a~u'~'~ ~'~'~'~ ...... 4 and ]all dav on Wednesday from now ton ,some time after the ac- o~ner car. ~,~'.'2~:~.~";~. "~L,~'~'(.'"~:.'u;~=~. Clinton S C " and Medical College I ~ ",'~'-:~"~.:~.."')..~..:'~ ~.~ h,,,i~ ] until ~ r the Christmms holida.v.~ X'^- occurred. , -- Two Injured shoes for children and Kyiah at South Car olin_a_, Charle2ston; S_. ] ning of the Christmas shopping lit was announced this week. State trooper ~a.onuay evening about 9:40 a flats and Sports Form lines. .~. tie zormeny pracuceumvutctt~v Iseason in Charles Town, the Christ ~ ........ ~ .aru sa~d St.aubs pullect car t)elng driven by Cleveland Gar Mr. Slier said in the new locat- m ~SSlSSZpm. [ mas street lights and decorations / and the Christmas nartv will be ?~ Mercury car re,to the At- land Holmes, Route 1, Keedysville, ion there would be more display _ ~ I will be iigh,ted for the first time t announced lat'er "- " ,~de%Vv~Cesta.~ion a.Halltown Md:..went .out of co.ntrol and crash area, t'hus permitting a wide," sen 1711 Famlltt~t Given I on the nig~ht of November 27. This/ Oliver Ka~tle," who presided for : ,, ~ ~arms ~pa~es. ~s ne eu tnrougn a tenet on .the rienaer ection of shoes. . #~ .w ........ | will mark ,the second year forthe~th~ rng~tin~ of the Retail Busi- ~ae act of turning the car son ~a, rm near Halltown on Sec- I h ~nnhersary ..... i ] elaborate .street decorations pur-/ n'e~s 'l~en'"last week named Don n it crashed into the service ondary Route 23. The car which ~, tt .i i ] A NICE. GIFT---One of the highlights of the 75t . . ' " ~:ttt~llle [agd ][llgfl~/ [ chased and used last year as a ! Snyder again to head up the ,a ~uuomg. damaging it, and a!so struck a utility pole, was corn ~r_~. e0rne nelarlcn !banquet of the Citizens Fire Company last Thursday evening was ,J~l~lu,~ lvv~ i~,,~v~j Ireal yuletide addition to Charles v.hvit ........ )v eommit~tee" Thur ~z~e_ca.r proceeded to knock pl~ely demolished. [ "" - - ;~ '"[the presentation of a check in the amount of $600 to the Jeffer- . .... I Town's downtown business sectmn. I ~n'~'r~v"~'~i'tn~r~'will he"i~~ charge of L~onne pump. Stauos then ~ary L. Holmes, 11 BOb An- I ~, * ~ ,* [ son County Fair. In the above picture Harry Blackford, (left) vice- In |'h~tla la~a I All stores will wknd up their t .":.':.::...",..'-~'-~,: ":~ "',o-,,~:~,',~,,~ ';o,a ~Uw~% ?tdhi~s- .car ,back onto I drew Holmes, 13, sons of ~Mr. HoI- I llesmns AS cxecunve I president of the fire .comp~n~y is shown present]rig the check to Ill ~zl.I,~,~ IV.-- IChristmas shopping season at 5[ fo,:~S'aSn't[ f'ro'm~wl~ere[e'wil'l"dis~_ ~.~_ ~ zzu u.mve away. ~am rues sunerea minor injuries in xne I ~' I Robert Cain, presiuent of me fair ~oara. [morn l~y Ullpp~ .......... I p m December 25. Some stores| trihut~ ~ift, s of ca~dv and oran- [~ae ear ann service station l aecident. The car was completely ] ~, . ~ t ~, I ............ Tuesoay wasmsm?u,uon nay a- I ~:iu ~r~main closed on Saturdav| :~'~'iL~ SU.-'~). a.~.. ,:...~ A~ ~. ~ea to about $400 demolished. Holmes was charged J .~[~]'~[~ K~ LF[~ [ . ~'or_tne ,,zrst .vzme they i etc. _ . . _ gain for the surplus zooa program [ ~,:2 "~a"-~bil~ some few will be] ~= ~..~,~ c~,.~,-:~,~ ,~ f.~e:~. bein~ taken ~,~.t, ~,,~,~,, ~o with failur~ t~ ~n h~ o~r under I " .... ?--'J ......... i s~ar~ea cons~ru'c~lon oz c'ne,r new [ Senior ~'i~izeznsnip a~aras were in Jefferson County anu aoout, 170/~=~" -.-'...7:--~ ,: ...... ~ ...... /,,v,~ .~a.~ ,,t',,cu c,,~,,,,~., ~, ~:,~ barged witl~" dr~nl~end~i"vin': cc,ntrol ........ " .............. I ..... [ fire hall back .in the mid-SummerI presen,ted to Miss Lucy J. Ambler families were served their food al- | O wl~ a~u ~e:ru~,,,.~ | comm.rttee collecting .tunas ~o at- -, ' s Announcemen.~ was m.aue vnis I957 memoers of the unarles Gibson . ~,,~ .... a, ,,,, ........ ~ ............. [z-ay t~ne cost oI tne unris.tmas par i-and-runAt' a hearing be Early Tuesday mo~nlng- ' t,wo cars of , . . and Miss Susan Gregg ,lotme,~ts which was abou.t 40 more w,ll" be closed " lustice of the P-oc~ ~,-do-: and tractor-trailer truck were in [week by. Mrs. James M. M ason, ITown Citizen's Fife Company, to-ttwo of Charles Town's most prom-Ithan at the ,first, distribution in]have decided they !ty and street decorations. rsYthe h~ ~,~oo.~ ~..~f.~:~ I volvod i ....... id,,~ n~r ,~t.~w.- ] ~li, cna~man oz ..qe Jefferson [ gether with the Auxiliary of ~he |inent citizen's who have long been I September. [ on tna~ o.ay. Kastle said the Retail Merchants l art'sservice" stat~on'~-:~ls~aclt's I.~2u'n~-y teen ~rpss_~n.ap~er t,hat/company' got together around the,staunch supporters of the Citi-[ Harry J. Cain, Couny Commiss-| Although ,the Christmas shop-tstili owe about $050 on the new ~sts, given 24"'~,:,:~"~, ~',: 'Hill on U S R'oute "~40 East of[.mrs" ~eorge ~. n emrzcn, woo nas] banquet table Thursday evening/zen's Fire Company and numerous ]inner who again direoted the dis-| ping season omcia!iy opens ~ov- [street decorations purchased la-st Son county jaiI'an~haci ~: ]Charles Town ~ - [ ~een serymg, as ~.'xecu~lve ~ecre- ] and celebrated the 75th An~niver- } civic and welfare aotivities in [ tribution program said 'more than] ember 27, .the Christmas ] year and it is hoped that enough Virginia driwr' ~'~,~ ~-~ Troor~r William w,~w said a ].~ary o,~ne unap.~er.smce ~ep~em- ] sary of the Ci,~zen's Company by ] Charles Town and Jefferson Coun 8 700 pounds of food were given] not e~pected to realty nit Charms money ,can be raised to not o~nly for o ,-~-,^~ .~.- -. ~..+,.o ~ car h,~,~,~ ,~,~,,~,, ~,,, ~,~,~ ~,~ Ier ~vo~ nas sum ten her reszg- / uaying tribute w~th 'words and t .PresenCation oT t)he awards was to eli i~ble reci lents. Also Tuesday Town un,Ul the evening oz ~ec. ~ meet the current expenses of this ~ drunken[~r~vi~.~ Sc~armn~: ] %;an~es;~B~al~more~ lV~~en~ou~ ] nation to bec.~me effective. Dec. 1. |plaques to a host Of dls,tinguished I~ Kennet~h Willin.gham, chief of saw agddi~tlona~ families make a,P-/when Sa.nta Claus comes to' town year's party, but also to clear a- dso fined $25 and ~,~'~" ~'~ I of co,ntrol .truck the do~'lev wheels ] ,m~:s:.r~e~ormn sres~gnatmn was, ] citizens and the more outstanding ] the Citizen's Fire Company, with ] piication for future particip~tion] riding at ,the head o~ a mg 'Christ- [ way t~he debt on the street lights. R-and-run char~" ........ ] of the M~'~-r)i~an t~tor trailer [ su, om.rt,~ea to tne ~ea ~ross ~oar~.[ and most faAt)h.ful of the ] Marshall Orndorff accepting the in the program. ] mas parade. Immediately follow.: It would .take about $1,500 to do Pain~a t~ .... ~" ]truck t h'~'~'~,~r'~:~-a'~ and into I oz..t)xrec~ors ann )twos acre:pica, company. ]award for Miss Gibson and John Distribution was made ,thi~ .time[ing the ,parade Old St. Nicl will this. Kastle said businessmen and L_ _.'~'~ ~.''~:'~: ] the b~o'~-'~'~" ~'~"~r-h:~n'~'driven by [ warn much regre:~. Mrs. rieio~cn./ The brief but most ir~terestir~g [ Alfriend by Miss Ambler. I from the basement of the Funk-] also be the principal 'fig~.~re at a ] individuals or organizations who ~II~SG , ' ............... ~ ~. ~ " " . ~. , . ~ . . " " -'--ay, AUShln Barron. Rt. I Lewis ~nffn~r ~.u'nh-d~ Pa The l will continue to ~e active in r~ea] ~wards ~rogra, m and the steak din] A ~n~ial ~ward i~ the field of houser building in Ranson and facI Chmsbmas party for the children, i will he~p with this expense are ll~2ro ........ , ~-z- - -, ........ t--- -- -- ~ ~" p s~own was taken z cross wor~: as a me.tuner of the n i- b,,'r'~-~-,^: ....nto / ~^-q_..~a ~n D~n 8 a [ ...... "- ],her whlc/h preceded the program,[ eduoation was presented to ,Mrs, ill|ties there proved to be most co [ The parade will get underway l asked to send their contributions o # .~-a-c~lo~ ~tate eol u.~ .u=~ v .,~,= .. ooara oi olrec~ors anu also as a s , llna th families ld charged with ]:eavi~,, ~ / -- ~ " ~ volunteer worker Her record of/was enjoyed by some 160 member. [ Austin Reger, oxtstanding teacher I venient for hand" ~ . ". /at 6 p. m. and Charles Town's ]to AI Nerh.ood and to make checks o~ ....... ~ .... I -- I . . - ' ........ ! of the two organizations ana spec I a~t Oharles Town High School for las they called for their allotments.[ Mayor Nicholas Carson is once a- ] p~ya~ble ,to Retail Mercha.nts As- rat'ina"an?Cl~enti~a~vmnPgr~[ Guest S.eaker From t ~o~:~:: r ro s tnn e rss/iai guests and visitors. /the past 37 years, $,hirley Hun~ l_,Once again .~emmb.e:%luOfb vthel gain heading uP the parade and ~soe. lot!on. I~. stle said any size con handpainted lice--s ..... ] ~ / __ ~ " " / There was something old and/making the ~resen.tation. Icnaries town wo n' - ~an~a wzaus ar~an,ements. ~ri~uuon Will De accepte~ lrom $~ [~,ffaile. .. -.c ou m~j ll__.~ ..t , ~, | ~. , ~ ~ '~omething new in the program| Alsoa special awar,~ in the fieldl.untceredt. assist w!th tl~ distri Y~urt'her d~tlils on the parade upVatxt