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/ - 1 I0--YEARS AGO -- 1O Otto Hope of Bolivar; Miss Paul- -- line Theresa Campbell, daughter was made by, of Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Camp- of the Charles Town bell to Mr. Grafton Wainwright Association, Inc that Blue, Jr both of Charles Town. Construction Co i DIED: - George E. Zombro, 75 awarded a cataract zor the of Shepherdstown, in King's Dau n of a huge modern ghters Hospital; Wilham Franklin at the new race tracK i Dailey, 68, retired Jefferson Co a Cost of $275,000. Charles Town's Purple Panth- farmer, in the Gateway Nursing beat Martinsburg s Bulldogs Home near Hagerstown, Md.; sc~re of 18-13, the first grid Mrs. Annie Pearson HarreU, 71, OVer that team since 1942 at her home in Charles Town; Ridge Livestock sales fea John G. Smallwood, 82, retired stock calves top $3350; hogs farmer, in the Grim Nursing !5. " I Home; Ernest G. Busey, 80, a nat JI~D: - Mrs. Nettle C. live of near Gerrardstown, but Frederick, Md to Mr. L. a resident of Shlppensburg, Pa 1946--1968 22 YEARS OF LEGAL EXPERIEHCE IH DEMOCRATIC CANDIDA FOR m the Mercy imore,I With six entries of Dark Car- Mrs, Hunter T?HS Harpers Md. niah chickems, Charles N. Becker 20---YEARS AGO--20 of Millville was awarded ~irst, --- second and third premiums on F~ Woman s Club Of James A. Jackson, Kearneys- cockrells and first third and four- villecharlesnatiVeRandolphin Pittsburg,castleman, ~i.i thFair.On pullets at the Hagcrstown. Mental Health Work known Clarke Co. farmer, at his MARRIED: . Miss Olivia Hibb- home near Gaylord, Va.; Mrs. ard, daughter of J. A. Hibbard of The regular meeting of the Hattie May Clevenger, wife of Charles Town to Mr. R. C. Grubb Harpers Ferry Woman's Club Herbert A. Clenvenger, in Win- of Martinsburg. was held at the Clubhouse on chester Memorial Hospital; Miss C.P. Weller, owner of Lake- Thursday evening, October 17~ Hilda Tabler, at her home in land Caver~ improved the nat- and after a short business session Shepherdstown. f ural beauties of the cave lake by the meeting was tamed over to Ralph J. Bean, Democratic can the installation of submerged Mrs. Ludwig Hellboru, Program didate for the State Senate, at- electric lights of depths varying Sponsor. rived in Charles Town. from 10 to 30 feet Preceding the meeting, Mrs. Arch McDonald was guest l DIED: . At his home in Harp- Hellborn had visited the School speaker at the banquet given by' ers Ferry, John A. Staubs, at the of Hope in the company of Mrs. the American Legion and local home of her brother in Martins- Ben Davis. Her first hand accour~t burg, Mrs. Elizabeth Hoffman, a of this school for "retainable but sponsorSteam, honoring the baseball native of Shepherdstown. not educable" children, establish Two school buildings belonging ed last year at Middleway, was MARRIED: - Miss Winfred lt the Harpers Ferry District both interesting and inspiring. Davenport of Washington, D. C.; a native of this community, to Board of Education and rendered The speaker of the evening Mr. Henry S. Owens of Washing- useless for school purposes were was Mrs. H. H. Hunter, President sold at public auction in front of of the Mental Health Association ton. 40--YEARS AGO- 40 the Court House. The Riverside of Jefferson County. She first School was purchased by Mrs. D. sketched in the history of the THE COURTS This year the voters of Jefferson, Morgan and Berkeley Counties will elect two Circuit Judges. When you come to the Judicial Ticket on your ballot you will see first the heading, For Judge of the Circuit Court, 23rd. Judicial Circuit. The Democratic nominee is Gray Silver, Jr and the Republican Nominee is Jacob Schleuss. YOU must vote for one of these two candidates for Judge of the 23rd. Circuit. You cannot vote for both of them. Next on your ballot will be the heading, For Judge of the Circuit Court, 31st. Judicial Circuit, which is the new provided for bYthe Legislature. The Democratic nom- Inee vote for one of these two canal/dates both of them. I want to make this clear to the voters. I am not running against Judge Silver. I am not running against Jacob Schleuss. My opponent is Luke Terry, who is running on the Republican Ticket. I am taking this means to ask you for your support and vote in the coming election. I wsa born in Martinsburg, West Virginia in 1922 the son of the late Carroll T. Sencindlver and Estelle MeDaniel Sencindiver. I attended local schools and graduated from West Vir- ginia Law School in 1946. I have been practicing law in these three Panhandle C~nt/es ever since. In 1957 I was married to the form er Doris Lee Sage of Martinsburg and we reside at 212 North Maple Avenue in Martinsburg, with our daughter, Vanessa, who is now ten years old and is a student in the 5th grade at Burke Street School. E XPERIENCE: In 1946 I was appointed City Attorney of Martinsburg for a two year term and was ~tPointed for another two year Term in 1948. the General Election held in November, 1948 I was elected Prosecuting Attorney of Berkeley County and I resigned as City Attorney to be sworn in as Prosecuting At- torney I have been re-elected as Prosecuting Attorney of Berkeley County at five success- ~e general elections and am now completing Y 20th year as Prosecuting Attorney of erkeley County I have been present and handled cases for the State at 60 Terms of Uourt in Berkeley County, handling all kinds of eases from murder cases to simple assault ~ases. I have also worked closely with the reuit Court and the Juvenile Court for the t~ast 20 years and am familiar with the many Problems that are facing the Courts today. appeal to the cupidity or prejudice of the appointing or electing power; he should not announce in advance his conclusions of law on disputed issues to secure class support, and he should do nothing while a candidate to create the impression that if chosen, he will administer the office with bias, partial- ity or improper discumnation. As you can see this rule attemps to pre- vent a candidate for Judge from having any platform in the political sense. However, the office of Judge belongs to the people and in our Democracy they are chosen by the people and that means a candidate for Judge has to "run" for office. I can only state to you my philosophy since we have had the Warren Supreme Court in Washington I have seen many cases where convicted crinmals have been released from the Penintentiary on slight technical- ities, the Warren Court claiming that the constitutional rights of the crimnal have been violated. I believe in the philosophy that the Courts of our country should pay more attention to the safety and security of our citizens and less attention should be paid to technicalities that allow the crlmnal to escape justice. IN CONCLUSION: I urge you to examine carefully the ad run in this paper hy my opponent, Luke Terry, and to examine carefully thls ad and to study our qualifications m the field of legal experience and experience in public office and then make up your mind who you want to vote for. Please go to the polls on November 5, 1968 and vote your choice. I am taking this means to ask for your support and your vote. If you desire to vote for me put your X m the square like it is reprs- sented below. 0~RGANIZATIONS: ~, I am a member of the Presbyterian pnUrch, have been a member of the Amer- l.Can Legion for 23 years, the Loyal Order of tee Moose, Berkeley County Bar Association, ~ing a former President of that body, the est Virginia State Bar, the West Virginia ~'rosecuting Attorneys Association, National bistrict Attorneys Association, Associate ~eraber of the Fraternal Order of Police, National Association of Counties, and Chief Legal Section of Berkeley County Civil Uefense Unit. ~TFORM: st Canon 30 of the Code of Judicial Ethics .[ates that a candidate for JUdicial position ~aOuld not make or suffer others to make Jar him, promises of conduct in office which CIRCUIT COURT FOR JUDGE OF THE For Judge 31st Judicial District Marttnsburg, W. VOTE FOR AN EXPERIENCED TRIAL LAWYER. THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR EXPERIENCE. Oct. 81-1t-(Pol. Adv.) J. Howell for $360 and Mrs. B. mental health movement in the V. Moler of Halltown bought the Coun, ty, with which she has been school building there for $505. closely associated for a number gO -- YEARS AGO --- 60 of years. She gave a clear picture of the present hopeful growth to- William W Myers and son, ward a more ideal situation in Newton W. Myers, bought the the handling of mental illnesses. Elizabeth Link farm of 174 acres In line with the 1968-1969 southwest of Shepherdstown for ,theme of the Federation of Wo- $11,300. man's Clubs, "Volunteers Make a Allen Osbourn of near Duff- Difference," Mrs. William Brooks ields was appointed to a position Jr then made The School of in the railway mail service.Hope "come alive" for us by anec- Edward A. Clark sold his house dotes from her experiences as a on E. Iiberty St Charles Town volunteer there earlier this year. to Mrs. Lucy Bingham of Shipp- Also in line with the theme of ensburg, Pa. i the evening was the table of MARRIED: - Miss Bertha Stark "white elephants" and similar ey to Mr. Rodney B. Ctipp, both articles, for a share of the pro- of Charles Town. ceeds from their sale is allocated 80- YEARS AGO---80 to the Schol of Hope for its up- . i keep. This is one of the chief projects this year of the Harpers John A. Thomson, a member Ferry Woman's Club. of the Constitutional Convention , t before the Civil War, died at his home near Summit Point Star Recorder Proem MARRIED: - In Charles Town l by the Rev. W. G. Eggleston, Miss Dare Virginia Higgs of this HddByWomen 0/Moose county, to A. W. Showalter of1 Augusta Co Va.; in Zion Church. Charles Town by the Rev. Dallas The Star Recorder Program Tucker, Miss Corn Easterday of was held on October 9th with Charles Town to Robert S. Leisen Star Recorder, Gertrude Prain in ring of Nebraska. charge of the program. Talks were given on follow POCT-GAZETTE topics; Duties of the Record. er by Elaine Mahone; Chapter "MONEYGRAMS" year by Ethel Smallwood; Execu -- tire Committee Minutes by Marie Your monogram is worth men- White and Chairman Instructions ey~ That's why we call them for Chapter Procedure by Marie MONEYGRAMS. Each Saturday Ringe. you can win prizes of 50 dollars, Several door prizes were award 25 dollars, ten dollars of five dol. ed. Refreshments of turkey salad lars. slaw, potato chips, pickles and It's the greatest cash prize con- coffee were served after the test in years, running every Sat- meeting by Chairman Gertrude urday in the Pittsburgh Post-Gaz Prain and her committee. ette. By J. E. SAVILLE County Extension Agent ~~ ~ FEEDER CALF SALE The 538 graded feeder calves sold at the October 10th sale, averaged 462 lbe per calf and sold for an average of $122.27 per SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1968 B--5 head. The setters averaged $138.00 per head and heifers $98.62 per head. The calves were graded in uniform lots and sold by the pound. Calves were sold to buy- ers in Virgirda, Maryland, Pen- nsylvania, Ohio and Illinois. BE WlSE -- ADVERTISE II Ilil I] II IIII I The Post-Gazette will draw six winners each SaCurday and print their MONEYGRAMS in the Post Gazette. If yours is pr'mted, all have to do is identify it and win a prize! It's fun. Easy[ Nothing to buy, rove or sell. No skill involved. No sentnces to finish. No puzzles ~o solve. Winning MONEYG~ appear every Saturday in the Post.Gazette. Home delivery of the Pest-Gaz- ette is yours by contacting your local newspaperboy or dealer to- day. Don't miss this really fun way to win some big cash. Self-righteous peoFle often owe their reputations to the lack of temptations. BUYING, OR on E///r/#j Ws A Vild Pen et Yew All lilecMc 14m ] 11ke Peeemoc HkNm Co, &,~omrl N e,sel~. 11te lllmlgll urn, e~ dlm~k b=Igl, s $3.99 Per Week SALES CORPORATIOH DIAL 725.7087 CllA W. VA. gAST WASHINGTON 8TRI~Wr STAGGERS FOR CONGRESS (PAL. ADV.) H H II VOTE FOR DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE EDUCATION: FOR (JEFFERSON COUNTY) ROGER J. PERRY, 38 years of age, is a NATIVE of Jefferson County, West Virginia, now living in the City of Charles Town. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. C. Perry and is married to the former Wanda V. Paxson and has one daughter, Julia. Mr. Perry is a practicing attorney in Charles Town and served three years in the United States Army as a 1st Lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General Corps. He was awarded B. A. and LL. B. DEGREES both from Washington and Lee University. He is a member of Zion Episcopal Church in Charles Town and has been both a member and Secretary of the Vestry of said Church. Mr. Perry has served as President of the CHARLES TOWN GEN- ERAL HOSPITAL Board of Trustees, on the Board of Directors of the JEFFERSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Vice-President of the JEFFERSON COUNTY JAYCEES, on the Board of Directors of CHILDREN'S HAVEN, as attorney for the TOWN OF RANSON, and as President of the JEFFERSON COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION. He is attorney for the CITIZEN'S FIRE COMPANY, on the Board of Directors of PEOPLES BANK of Charles Town, a member of the Jefferson County BOARD OF HEALTH, member of the ANIMAL WELFARE SOCIETY, member of the Jefferson County BOARD OF EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE, Chairman of the Playground Committee of the CHARLES TOWN-RANSON P. T. A member of the League of Women Voters, Secre- tary of the Greater Washington Pastoral Counseling Centers, Irtc and is a Commissioner of the Circuit Court of Jefferson County. Oct. 31-l-t-(Pol. Adv.) I I [ II I I I Berkeley, J Fferson and Morgan Counties ABLE--- CAPABLE .-- GRAY SILVEI JR. t Judge Silver is a graduate of Martinsburg High School, We: Virginia University and West Virginia College of Law. JUDICIAL AND LEGAL ACTIVITIES: Member of The West Virginia Judicial Association President 1966-67. West Virginia Supreme Court Committee on Standar Criminal Jury Instructions - since 1963. Eight Year of Judicial Experience. A MEMBER OF: The Berkeley County Bar Association and President 1953 and 1954. The West Virginia State Bar. The West Virginia Bar A/sac;at;on. The Visiting Committee to the West Virginia Universit, College of Law, 1958. The Board of Trustees, City Hospital, Inc. 1939 to date CHURCH AFFILIATION: Active member of the First Presbyter ion Church, /v rtinsburg, West Virginia; being three time: elected to Board of Deacons for 3-year terms; was twice Chair man of Board of Deacons during years 1956 and 1957. MILITARY SERVICE: Entered U. S. Army as Private on May 15 1942; promoted to Corporal Sept 1942; commissioned 2cd Lieutenant in the U. S. Army Air Force on December 9 1942; white serving overseas in England and France he promoted to Ist Lieutenant; to Captain; to Major; as a reser vist to It. C I. USh Res July 1, 1955 and to Colonel on July 1, 1961. COMMUNITY A rlVITII : b mber of the West of The American Legion. Virginia SocieW of the Sons of tbe American Revo- Judge Silver has been activety wffh o0w lution, serving as State Vice-President for several munity affairs here and is widely known throughout years and presently member of its Board of Man- the district by reason of his pev$or l ogement, is a former President of the General Adam sional connections. Stephen Chapter of the Sons of the American Revo- Judge Silver is a native of Mortlnsl rg, 56 years of lution which includes counties of Berkeley, Jeffer- age, married to former Kothleen L. Usak4 they have son and Morgan, Member of Berkeley Po t No. 14 four Children. ELECTION DAY, TUESDAY, NOVEMBERSt 1968 VOTE FOR AND