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( I I 2 i, I :~ | I ! 0 I i i :: : i~ THE WEATHER AND OTHER CHZSTNUT ELL NEWS iT.S By Mrs. Georgia Pearl, Weather! Very Changeable, Wet Weather and cold and heavy kill- ing frost, one week this past Monday morning. Drizzling rain Cold western wind in the after- ~oa.~ and also cold nights. Tues- day morning, cool sunshine and a very nice day, not quite so cool. Skies becoming heavy wi~h clouds Wednesday morning, rain off and on until noon, some little sun- Shine in the agternoon, and a rather cool penetrating air in the evening. Thursday morning, rain until noon, just a little sunshine Toping through the clouds late in the evening rain, much cooler also. Friday morning very heavy fog, clearing and a very strong wind ,and .becoming much colder and one of those nights that we enjoy, a .cozy fire. Saturday cold and some fz~ost and also lee, later bhe stm peeping through, and a ~gtrong piercing 'wind becoming a ~ot colder and about sunset the .temperature dropping to about 28 degrees. A very cold snowy air , on Sunday morning killi,ng frost of 23 degrees and the meadows so heavy with frost that they looked Iike snow, becoming warm in the afternoon. Monday cold, 32 degrees brought sunshine .but very cold, everybody taking it real i cool! so take it a little easy will be back for a visit. Bye! Bye! Mr. Clarence Grove was a bus- iness visitor S~turday evening at the home of ,Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Writ and son Duane. Mr. and Mrs. Garland Piper and Mrs. George Talton and her little daughter were dinner guests on Wednesday with the latters sister Mrs. Myrtle Wilt. Florida Vacation Mr. and Mrs. Herma,n Garrett have returned to their home $rom a wonderful vacation in Florida and report it is a place for sight- seeing. They visited at St. Aug- ustine, and while there visited the oldest home site from the early 1600 hundreds. They visited the Cypress Oar.dens and saw water CALL GENERAL CONTRACTOR FOR A FREE ESTIMATE ON ANY RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL NEW CONSTRUCTION OR REMODELING Call Martinsburg Collect AM 3-9411 , Owner When you care enough to send the ery best tALL tAR| CHR fTM 5 i: d SOLD FROM NOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 15th. 12 Cards - $1.00 25 Cards - $1.00 25 All Alike-- - $1.00 - $1.50 All New Selection Just Arrived. ',HARLES TOWN PHOTO & GIM SHOt PHOTOGRAPHIC SUPPLIES - TOYS - GIFTS PHONE 367 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. iii iiiiii A, l m inis h ato _rs' $ ah: Due to the death of my husband George W. Fritts, Jr., I will sell the Following Personal Property at my home, located 3 miles West of Charles Town, W. Va., on Route No. 9, on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1959 BEGINNING AT 1:00 O'CLOCK P. M. HOUSEHOLD GOODS Kitchen Range, Metal Wardrobe, Dining Room Table, Axminister Rug (9x12), Cash Register, Meat Slicer, Lot of Glass Jars, Off Heater, Etc. TOOLS Craftsman ~" Electric Drill, Zephyr ]/o', Electrie Drill, Electric Skilsaw, Stilson Wrenches, Quantity of Open-End Wrenches; Files, Chisels, Wire Brushes, Pliers, Levels, Hack Saws and Blades; Screw Drivers, Hammers, Hydraulic Grease Gu~, Set of Truck Chains, Set of Truck Horns, Car Heater, Drop Cords, FanBelts (new); Jars of Nuts, Screws and Bolts; Quantity of Car Parts (new); Extension Cords, Electric Moto~ Quantity of Motor Oil, Naris. Wheel Puller, Brake Fluid, Anti-Freeze, Brace and Bits, Coal ShoveLs, Scoops, Digging Irons, Pinch Bars, Wrecking Bars, Jacks, Sausage Grinder, M~yers Ptemp, Lawn Mower, Hoes, Shovels, 'Brooms, Picks, Sledge Hammers, Grease Guns, Tow Cable, Log Chains, QuaRtty of Rope and Other Tools and Shop Equipment Far Too Numerous to Mention. DAVID BRADLEY GARDEN TRACTOR with Attachments. 1949 CHEVROLET 1/2 TON PICKUP TRUCK, Completely Overhauled and Repainted.) TERMS :--CASH. MRS. LOUISE FRITTS, ADMINISTRATOR ESTATE OF GEORGE W. FRITTS, JR. MILLER, Auctioneer, FURR, Clerk. Nov. 5 and 12- 2t. skiing and the beautiful flower gardens and also the Tamamia Trail home of the Indians. The visits to these places were worth while. Repairs To Church Mr. John Love of near Char- les Town who has been working so faithfully, repairing and paint lug t~he Church Hall, at Chest- nut Hall has added the finishing touches ~nd I must say that it is a wonderful improvement. Mr. Love did t~As work and also do- ,noted some material as a gift to the members of the W. S. C. S. and we do want to say many thanks to you Mr. Love for such nice work and .to tell you how much we appreciate this gift. Mr. C. N. Hawk gave him a helping hand and he donated his time and work. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Harris of Washington, D. C., Mrs. Neff Slus~her and three ohildren of Ran son, Mrs. Deloris Jenkins and four children, and Mrs. Ltllian Garr- ett were dinner guests on Sun- day with Mr. aRd Mrs. Charles Garrett. The hostess served a de- liclo,~s roast turkey dinner. Mrs. Bill Longerbeam and her little daughter Cheryl of Charles Town were visitors on Sunday of her parents Mr. and ,Mrs. Perry Lancaster. Mr. Gilbert Deener of Bruns- wick, Md. was a Sunday visitor with his daughter and fami`ly Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wilt. Mr. Herman Garrett who was a medical patient for several days in the Charles Town General Hos pital has returned to his home as he is very much improved. Mr. Paul Wilt of Charles Town has .been doing some carpenter work for Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Hey toneu at their ranch home at the Blue Ridge Acres. Mr. Leftridge Staubs, who is emp~yed at Falls Church, Va., spent the weekend his ram ily. Mr. Sammie Hawk and Mr. New !ton Ffa~vk spent several days I~1 Charles Town vChere they were do ing some repair work on the home of Mrs. Annie Grove. .Mr. and Mrs. Si Shipley and Mis~ Mildred Shipley of Shep- herdstown, Mrs. Emma Love of Charles Town, Mrs. Billy Dicker- son of the Bloomery were visitors Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Pearl and Mrs. Bessie Alex- ander at the Pearl Home. Mr. Charles Talton has return- ed to his home i,n Ha~mHton, Va. after spending several days wLth his two children, Sandra and Dennis, vCho make their home with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilt. Mrs. Howard Wllt, who has been on the sick list for several days with a badly infected throat is very much ~mproved. Mrs. Virginia Wilt who has been employed at the Moore and Dorsey packing house at Berry- ville, Va. is home now as the wrapping and packing of apples is finished. Very Sick Little Girl Little Brenda Pearl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Pearl who has been on the sick list for quite sometime and under the care of a physician, is now a pat- ient in the Charles Town General Hospital. The cause of the ill~e~ has not been fully diagnosed. We hope to have a better report on the little girl soon. Miss Jewel Hardy who is a reed lcal patient in the Charles Town General Hospital is improving a bit slowly. Best wishes Jewel for a speedy re~overy. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Garrett were visitors on Sunday with the Waterproof, Shockproof, Anti-Magnetic, Lifetime Main Spring, with Expansion Little Gary Ring, son of Mr. l calle,r Friday afternoon with herI SPIRIT OF and Mrs. Calvin R!,ng just es-idaug, hter-in-`law M.~s. Walter Sma B c~ped what might have been a Hwood in Ranson. The Smallwood ~ 4-- very serious accident Wednesday family are moving this week to morning at his home. Little Gary, their new home near Palls Church along with his brothe:r Richard, was playing near the driveway of their home when a car drove in and hit the little fellow and he was }ucky enough to fail under ~he car and away from the wheels and the car passed over him. He was badly frightened and receiv- ed a few bruises and scratches. He was very lucky. 8y Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands Aites-Viands'Wedding Mr. John L. Viands son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands St. and Mis~ Mable Aites daughter of Mrs. Clematine and the late Joseph Altos of Sterling Va. were united :n marriage on Wednesday Nov. 4th at the Lutheran Church in Brunswick, Md., by the Pastor The Rev Miller. Among those at- tending the wedding were the Brides Brother and sister in law Mr. and ~Irs. John /kites of l~n- son, Sister of the bride ~Virs. Hel- en Hodges of Knoxville, Md. the maid of honor was the brides neiee Miss Susie Altos and best man was Mr. Wesley Lanham both of Ranson. A reception fol- lowering the ceremony was given at the ~Battle Town Inn in Berry ville, Va., and ~vfter the reception the couple left immediately for a honeymoon in Florida. After their return they will live in their house trailer near Weavert~u, Md. where Mrs. Nelson Bush spent the day Tuseday with her .parents Mr. mud ~Mrs. Gilbert Willin~ham near Bar d~ne. Her father is home from ,Newton Baker ,Hospital for fifteen days. Mrs. Maude Smallwood was a ORDER OF PUBLICATION. THE STATE OF WEST VIR- GINIA, Jefferson County, to-wit: At RULES .held in the Clerk's of Mr. and Mrs. Garland He,nry and son David Lee spent the week end with their son-in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie ~Hampton and son Terry in BaLti- more, Md. . Mr. John Wagama,n of Hagers- town, Md., spent Saturday morn- ing with Mr. Bert Viands. ~Mrs. Nennie Page Stump of Charles Town was a caller Tues- day evening with Mrs: Beulah Fritts. :Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks of Brunswick, Md., and Mr. Sylvestey Frye of Bethesd~, bid. spent Sat- urday evening with their parents Mr. and Mrs. R~bert Frye. Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Herndon of Suitland, Md spent the week- end with the latters parents ,Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Fritts and also visited Tommie's mother in Shen andoa~ Junctlc~n. Mr. Charles Whlpo of Washing- ton, D. C. was a caller last week- with his uncle Mr. Roland W]'dpp and daughter An~ in Millvilie. Mr. Marvin Smailwood had a JEFFERSON ~Am~zas THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, LOCAL AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES By Mrs, G. E. Webb These beautiful flowers which we have been admlri~g in our yards since earb' last summer are there no more. A real freeze came along on Saturday night( and ev- ery thing green was frozen, ex- cept of course the regular Fall flowers which still seem to be hold ing their own. Mr. Jacke Hedcan has ~been in- disposed, and unable to leave his home for the past two weeks, due to a severe att~ck of the flu. He was a~ble to be out on Sunday, for the first time, sirme the be- ginning of his fl,lness. The latest vivtlms of the Kill- er~Dogs was "~b," the pet dog of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lemon a~d ther-ln-law and sister Mr. and a week ago. We wonder sometimes dau'ghter a party Stmday evening oes contained one occupant but in honor of her seventh birthday, most of them contained two. Among those helping Debbie to~ It is not unusual to see a group celebrate were Ev~, Becky und Au of canoest in this area of the dry and Junior Milbourne of I-Ied- Shenandoah a~d Potomac Rivers. gesvllle, Glenn and Jackie Viands Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Burner of town, Mary and Nancy Viands and family of Luray, Va. have of the Bloomery, Judy, Harry Jr. moved into the. Orame property Bobble and D(mald ~ee Shirley. on Zerger Street, in Bolivar. Mr. Adults were Mrs. Milbourne and Burner is employed in Arlington, Mrs. Homer and daughter of Heal Virginia. gesville, W~,r. and Mrs. Albert Mr. I~mar Sager, of Moorefield ~Viands Jr., Mr. ,and Mrs. ,Lester visited his grandmother, Mrs. Em Viands, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Viands ma Evans recently. and Debbie's father Mr. Harry Mr. C. E. Oarten spent the week Shirley. A targe cake countered the end in Souderton, Pa. with his table, ice cream, ,pop, potato chips son-in-lanv and daughter Mr. and and mints were served. Debbie re- M~s. Arthur Thomoson and fam- ceived some nice presents and flY. Mrs. Garten returned home money. All left wishing her many with her husband after spending a week with her daughter and IN Telephone a small home owned by Mrs. John Strother, and near their home. It is by a family of three. The can soon be repaired, the quick work of the Fire Ida Mary Butlar, of Engle the weekend with a school Donna Smailwood of Ferry. Scouts To Annapolis The Scout Troop 28 E~plorers Post 28, and Cub Pack Scouts have vited to go to Annapolis, Saturday, Nov. 14 as the Scout Troop there. The Scout Master invitation. They will Naval Academy and many points of i,nterest. The Scouts were among the of People who visited Ferry during the their Scout ,Master the courtesy and tended to them and we lzens of this area most gracious invitation Annapolis. We understand each of the three groups representted. "Old German Night" "Old German Night," observed again at the House o~ Saturday 28. This will be the man afSair for the Calendar The others were in May Oct. Since the last one requests have come in another such evening be Many German people, as others, come from and Baltimore and from home. These German getting more popular as on. According to our City newspapers we may serve giving and Christmas year without the tradion~t berry sauce. However we have the situation cleared rice of Vhe Circuit Cou~t of Jeffer- more happy birthdays. son County November 2, 1959. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Clopper, Sr. new baby, Edna Catherine. that time. Band For 0nly JosePhine C. Anderson, plaintiff spent the weekend with friends Several men In this area have Birthday Troop vs down below Baltimore, Md. ,l~een called back to work at Mill The Brownie Scouts $|995 Robert Anderson, defendant Mrs. Steve Clop~er Sr. andMrs, ville, after being ~ff for several celebrated thelr first bi .... O~JECT OF SUIT ...... Julia Viands attended the Brazil weeks due to the ~tee,1 strike,nlversary on last Wed~ A group of ,ladies from the twin ernoon at the Woman's To obtain a divorce from the ,Chapter of the Auxiliary of Zion teen youngsters received bonds of matrimony. Church ~h ch ~as held ~Ic ~day --FULLY GUARANTEED-- It ~ppearing, on affidavit filed night ~ ~ ~e Parish ~;ui: ting. year oins. The number in Troop 36 is now 22 an in this suit, that the defendarvt There ~ .re ova" twenty :ive pres tendance was 100%. T] ONE DOLLAR Lays Away Anything Until Xmas. Robert Anderson is a non resident ent wilt IV iss rirglnia 1~ de our a large birthday cake of the State of West Vlrgina he is teacher. M~ ~. J ~hn Love ~at also ALSO--Register For Christmas Drawing of hereby required to appear within present and seemed like old times have been held at the Ebeneezer candle. One Month after the dace of the for her to ride out with us as Mr. Methodist Church in nearby Va., A "~LY IYP," cerer~ on Armistice Day, has been post- held on Tuesday event Door Prize. first publication of this order~a,nd Love ~as waiting down at their poned until some future date, for Norma Jean Mumma .L do what is necessary to protect his daughters. BILL T FFAGANS interest in this matter. Itisorder- Mr. andMrs. DonaldHovermale[variOus veasons. One Of themis guestf'hnr'Del~lcius i ed tha~ a copy of this order be land tnvo children of down aearlthe fact that there has been so ments were served. forthwit~h published once a week ]Bol~ar were Monday evening call ~very many activities in this area. Even though the sum: WATCH REPAIR AND JEWELRY for three consecutive weeks in ]ors with their grandparents Mr. Also, Mr. Robert Hardy, who is atl weather has passed East Washington St.' charles Town, W. Va. Spiri,t of Jefferson-Advocate, ' a ] and Mrs. Bert V4ands. Chairman of the committee in Centennial is over many newspaper ,printed in the ,town of[ Mr. and :VIrs: John Viands vis- charge has 'been indisposed and "are still coming to Harpe ........ : . . Charles Town in the Coun,ty of Jlted his ~arents on Wednesday ev ~l it was ttmught ,best to postpone and Bolivar. And Sunday ......... : ..... ' " " ~ ' ~ : ~ :Jefferson. ~e,ning on their way to 'Florida. the interestin,g affair until an- of about 75 hikers wend W M JONES S, nd _. .' = .... ' .... t u .ay callers with Mr. andOther time. way to Maryland Hrs. The Mrs. Cyrus Cavalier left sev- er was cold, but it was ~lerz oz me ~rctu~ t;c~r~rs l ~ n s h ' I:M. Abert V'a d Jr. were Mr. eral days ago, to visit her mother ful clear day. ~s F. J. Beckwit ..... P.Q. land Mrs. Ronald Wiles and dough Another small house Nov. 5-3T- '[[terry. SherryeMr. andLynnMrs. Of DonaldHarpe~Hover.Fer- ton.Mrs" Petdie in Seattle, Washing: built on one of the forra~ .. jmale and children Davie and Don Mrs. Tom Meatzer is getting lots near the local High: O lCe ena Lynn and Mrs. Hall Thomson along sple~did`ly at her home aft and the new addition to. er a major operation in Georgeis becoming qu~te a little g'~mm~aa~c.~w of near Bolivar. Mrs. Floyd Ba- Washington University Hospital. The home under c( ~t~xttauso~a,Ju,~ gent of the Power Plant was a call Miss Sandra Jenkins of Mar- being built by a Mr. 0.0 In Chancery. [er on Monday I0: A.M. M:. and ,Mrs. Milton Pipkins of tinsburg is staying at the home of tractor of near Brunswicl~, "~" M~ cilia Ad I Kabletown was a c~ller on Sun- her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. CIRCLES TO M~ LOCATION PARKING LOT ~ w.... , .An . ~ [day with their son-in-law and dau Walter Je~nkins and is commuting rnims~ravor o~ z'ne ~s~a~e o~ unes- i g~ter Mr a~d Mrs Obie Johnston to and from Shepherd College. All circles of the W. IFET 0 GA ENT C--MF''-- ton H. Brown, deceased, vs John, ~ ~ana aaugn~ers.'--- " i Evangelistic Services are being of the Charles Town 1~ Wi,lson Brow,n and Ah,ce Brown ............. ss held at the Ebeneezer Methodist ,Church will meet on t: ............ ) ,,, ~ .Mrs. ~eulan ~'nccs ana ~v~ Church in nearby Va., beginning Tuesday in November i~ .ms wile; domes ~oamm~e w. t~ ........... f "'rs ........ ~ ~zu.~.o~a.~.~.~ ~wlf~" i~e~y ~ee ~T~C~S, aaugn~er o aa on Monday and lasting through ucational Building, at MARTINSBURG,.w'". "A ,.w,,,~ .... ............... r,~,~. ~,~w. Amanda j ''Nelson. . Frltts spent last eermersen ,Frida&. Services are being con-memberSlTHare Urged~[ st al Brown unmarried" Cora S Ke'es Im Sultland Md. with the foI ducted by the Rev. Louis Yates ----~-----------~ o,,~ ;~.~m~ TT ~ ..... ~::. :~.]son-in-law and daughter .Mr. audiof Waterford, Va., assisted by ..... Mrs. Tommie Hem on. band Ruth A. Brown, unmarried, I ........... f I the pastor of the Church, the Rev. "-- ,it.' " ..........Brown' zwr. aQa .~zrs. ~eonara ~'r,~ o ,Rufus Fink. SM TRI I T E M S .---- waicer n. ,rown ana .m~ury ,__ " " "~'" ,n.i''~" callers ~own were ~a~u~,,.~ ~,,~ I H. F. Centennial Meets his w~fe; ~Lewls U Brown and Lu- J "-- +~ " "" "vi d Nel c'1 IFerown ~As wife C Nelson ,,w~m mew sons ~mes, n an -] There will be a meeting of the lie ' .., ; I n PLUMBING SUPPLIES:-- Brown and Claudia Brown ,hisls:= . . . [ Harpers Ferry Centennial on Tues FUNERAL H( wife" Mary ~VI Evans and ~elton E uur aeepes~ sympathy goes ou~ [day evening, November 17, begin Pipes, Valves, Radiators, Etc. ' ~ " to the wife daughter and son of Evans her husband; aH devlsees[ . . ~ _ . [ning at 8 o'clock and it will be ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES:--- and ,~heir respective spouses of ithe_,m~e ~r'~Jnn_Hill::h%selheld at the Womans Club Room. 304 West Washingt r,,.^~,^- ~ ~ ...... ~ ..... ~" ~ohn ~aea~n occurrea ~unaay : g ~ jAayone interested in the report , Conduit, Boxes, Etc ............. ~'-~ .... Fun .... ~ ..... ~ .......... ~" ..... J are most cordial`ly invited to be Charles Town, W. .............. ,-, ..... ~ lahil long illness Mr. and Mrs. ~-IJll hv- [ present. DRESS TRIMMINGS :--- ........ ~.. ~ ~,.~.mon ed la our community for many] There will be quite a lot of fi- "~VTo'~e''pa~les ~n the above-sty years until moving to Vienna, Va. Inancia;l business to discuss and PHONE :-- Buttons, Flowers, Lace, Ribbons, Etc. ,led su~t ~nd ~,l,l credl,~ors of ~he I Mr. and Mrs. John ,i,. Viands er the public is welcome. MISCELLANEOUS:-- estate of Chasten H. Brown, de- rived home from Florida, Sunday The local Fire Company was Day 370 Tables, Desks, Cabinets and ceased, ~nclud~ng those holding night and is opening up the Si~- called out on Monday, about noon liens by judgement or otherwise, clair ~illing Station near ,Kno~- to extinguish a chimney fire in Thousands of Useful Items. ~l~rsuan~t ~o Decree of the C~r- ville and Weverton, Md. on:Friday AUCTIONEERS:-- cult court of Jefferson County, morning. West Virginia, entered .an ~he lgth Harry Homer, Jr., W. Strong Lewis day of Gerber, 1959, ,in the 17 Shepherd Students Nov. 5 and 12- 2t. III I styled suit pending therein. , The undersigned Comvnissioner in Ohancery to repm~ as foflows: 1. Vv~h,~t perso~a~ estate, i any, the said Cheston H. Brown owned at ,he ~ime of his death, and the character ~nd va~ue thereoL and what dlsposttlon may ~mve beenI made 0hereof. if any, and what remains .for ~he payment of the I will sell the Following Personal Property at my rest- deceder~t'6 just und la~f~tl delTts. donee, located at 630 South George Street, Charles Town, 2. What de~ts the sa~d Cheston H. Brown