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Mr. & Mrs. ;ter StaleyCelebrate 50th Wedding Day With Reception I i-) Mr. and Mrs. Lester Staley Mr. and Mrs. Lester Staley, re-I The three-tier wedding cake, siding in their cottage along Pack /mounted on a post, was cut and Horse Fo~d near Shepherdstown, I served by Mrs. Donald Trundle, since his retirement from farming land Mrs Edward Morgan, a niece celebrated their golden wedding of Mrs Stalev. Pourin~ hunch at anmversary Tuesday mght, rece v I two bowls were Miss Jane Fleming ing nearly 200 frie,nds at a recep-'1 and Mrs. Arthur Arvin, a cousin. lion at the Men's Club in Shep- herd~stown. Mr. and Mrs. Staley were mar- ried November 17, 1909 in Hagers- town, Md. at the parsonage of the Reformed Church with the l~v. Dr. Keifer officiating. They l~ave resided in Jefferson county Lucretia Mulet. t~ir home place ever since t ]~tfrs. Staley is the former Miss L Mr. Staley is a Mason and Shrin I~an Mulet, daughter of the late er; a member of the Men's Club ll~eigh and Alice E,ngle Moler of/and Henry Kyyd Douglas Camp, ~gle. Mr. Staley's parents were S~ns of Confederate Veterans. t, he late James and Katherinet Mrs. Stanley is active in the .~d~rem Staley, They had no tShepherdstwn Woman's Club, n. h' i Moler's Farm Woman's Club and ~s. Russell White was in c ar Ithe Reformed Church Guild. ge Of reception arrangements as-iJefferson sisted by the Guild of the Reform I The Jefferson county Republi- ed Church of which Mr .and Mrs. i can Wome,n's Club will meet at ~taley are both members. I the home of Mrs. Darryl Koonce Reception appointments were in 1 on South Mildred Street, Dec. 1. gold a,vd friends sent quantitiesI The meeting will begin with a of flowers which added color to ~k covered dish supper at 1 p. m. the club room. ~with business session to follow. ~ ters grandchildren Laura and Phil PERSONALS lip Dorsey 0f Brunswick, Md. Mrs. Manning Smith attended the fall meeting of the Blue Ridge Alumnae Chapter of Randolph* Macon Women's ColIege recently Mr. Tom Lennon and Mrs. M. at the home of Mrs. C. G. Hookey K. Bowers, East Washington St. Jr. in Front Royal, Va. entertained at dinner Nov. 15 hunMrs. George M. Graham of Mal oring Mrs. Le,nnon's birthday din, Mass. is visiting her sister Those present were Mr. and Mrs. and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Bill Baker, Mr. Lyle Baker, Miss Leland Shugart over the Thanks- l%uth Baker, Mr. Billy Baker and giving Holidays. daughter Peggy of Kearneysville Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Edgell and and Mrs. Ruth Porter of Charles daughter Patty, Wilmington, Del- Town. aware and Miss Hisako Aoki, A,n Mr. and Mrs. James C. Falken- stine of Paris, Ky. announce the birth of a daughter, Carol Sue on October 30, 1959. They have an- other child, a boy named Jimmle. Mrs. Falkenstine was the former Frances Lafferty, a home demon- .st:'atm" agent of this county. Mrs. Evelyn Grant and 3 ehild- ,.-~ Mrs. Biddy Smoot and 2 child :-,: md Mrs. C. N. Dorsey attend cu ,he birthday party of the lat- American Field Service Student from JaJpan were weekend visi- tors of Miss Rose Edgell, South Samuel Street. Mrs. William W. Eby returned on Sunday from a two weeks vis- it at Reisterstown, Md. with Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Wolf kill and fam- ily. Miss Elizabeth Taylor has re- turned to her home on First Ave- nue after spending a week with .. the with the See Collection of new finishes. A small delivers a Everett in time Come in today! M. P. MOLLER MUSIC STORE 41 S. Potomac St. Hagerstown, Md. RE 9-4100 about you know... Weddings- Engagements- Club News YOUR VISI TORS If you have visitors during the Thanksgiving holiday, or possibly go away on a visit with relatives or friends, gave a par- ty or plan to give a party, we would like so very much for you to give us a call at tele- phone 222 so we can put your i- tems in the newspaper. We are always very happy to receive news items from everyone and all you have to do i:s to either Miss Doris Jenkins Becomes Bride Mr. Roy Dodson In Berryville, Va. )iiiiiiiii iii( ,i i:il :i:: %~i:/; :iii~i:,i ?i STAFFORD JUNIOR RIFLE CLUB OF JEFFERSON COUNIY WINS HONORS IN MARYLAND CONTEST ~U~ ~=~ : = K ~ ; /:~ :/!?i :!)i :ii ii i K iiiiii!!i!!!;i~;}iiiiiiiii~)?~!~!~ Eight members of the Stafford Junior Rifle Club of Jefferson County went to ChaSe, mail them to us, or better still give us a call at 22 any day in the week from 9 until 5 p. m. her brother-in-law a,nd sister Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Taylor at their home in Andover, Mass. Mrs. James G. Shirley, Miss i Sydney Shirley and Mr. Thruston Shirley of South Samuel Street left on Sunday for St. Louis, Miss ouri where ~hey are spending this week with Mr. and Mrs. James G. Shirley Jr. and family. Mrs. A. O. Albin has returned to her home on the Harpers Ferry Pike after spending ten days vis- iting friends and relatives in Phil- lippi and Clarksburg. She was ac companied on the trip by her sis- ter Mrs. Virgil Strader of Win- chester, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. have as their guest at their home at "Silver Spring" for the Thanksgiving Holiday their dau- ghter, Mary Randolph Smith a student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has as her guest her former Stuart Hall roommate Miss Leigh Sage who is a student i,n Washington, D. C. On Friday Mary Randolph Smith will leave for Chicago, Ill, as a dele- gate from W. Va. to attend 4-H Congress for a week. Recent .weekend guests at the Leland Shugarts were Mrl and Mrs. Ernest Cain of Sea, Girt, N. Mrs. William Eby and granddau ghter Dorothy Eby left on Wed- nesday to spend the Thanksgiving Holiday with Mr. George Eby a,nd family at Crozet, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Smith Jr. spent last weekend with their daughter Ruth Rogers Smith a student at Stuart Hall, Staunton, Va. They were accompanied by their son Robert R. Smith, 3rd who attended the fall formal as guest of Miss Marilyn K. Sheffield of Petersburg, Va. also a student at Stuart Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Al,fred Linaweaver and Mrs. C. W. Smith were visi- tors at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Glows, Williamsport, Md. While there Mrs. Smith visited Mrs. Jes sic Hoffmaster who is staying at the home there. She was formerly of Charles Town. Mrs. G. W. Smith was a caller at the home of Mrs. Crim, Sum- mit Poi,nt on Friday. They were neighbors about 22 years ago. By Miss Dorothy Lake Mr. and Mrs. Oene DeWalt of Carlisle, Pa., Mrs. Helen Himes of Harrisonburg, . Pa. accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake attend ed the funeral of Mrs. Ado Han- nigan which was held at AHing- ton, Va. c,n Thursday afternoon. They also visited at the home of Mrs. Maude Hinds of Washing- ton, D. C. Mr. and Mr.~ Cecil Merrill and children of Stephen City, Va. were guest of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Kel ican and family on Sunday after- noon. Mrs. Betty Gay and son re- turned home with ~hem for a, short visit. Mrs. L. E. Wiltshire has been on the sick list. Her daughter Mrs. Pittman Russell of Winchester, Va. spent the past week with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Ryman and family of Shenandoah Junc- tl(~n spent Sunday with the for- mers parents Mr. and Mrs. Ed- ward Ryman and Miss Junita Ry- man. Mr. Thomas Lake Jr. and son Tommy of Brunswick, Md. were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake on Sunday even- in~Ir, a~nd Mrs. Hoffmann of Tim- berville, Va. were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T, Lon- gerbeam and family on Sunday Mr, and Mrs. William Kohne of Montana who has been visiting at the home of his daughter and son in-law returned home with the Hoffmans for a visit. Mrs. Huff-" man is a .niece of Mr, Kohne. Mr. and Mrs. Pittman Russel~ of Winchester, Va: and Mr. and Mrs. Elmore Wenner and son Freddie Lee of Lovettsville, Va. spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Wiltshlre and son. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake and Mr. Thomas Lake Jr. of Bruns~ wick, Md. and Miss Dot Lake at- tended the funeral ~f the formers cousin Mr. Jordan Lake at St~as burg, Va, on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hai,nes and children Cynthia and Jerry of Brunswick, Md. visited Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ballenger on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Lake and Mrs. Dewey Meadows attended the district cc~nfez'ence which was held at Berkeley Springs on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson and da,xghters of Martinsburg, W, VR. spent SundRy with Mr. and Mrs. Dewey ~V/eadows. USE CLASSWIED ADS CLASSIFIED BEST RESI~LTS Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee Dodson Mr. ,and Mrs. James A. Jenki,ns [bridesmaid. Both wore yellow Stephen City, Va. announced this ]dresses and white carnations. week the marriage of their dau- ] Mr. Jack R. Dodson, brother of ghter, Doris Bell Jenkins to Mr. ]the groom, was best ma,n to Mr. Roy Lee Dodson, son of Charles [Dodson and Ernest Barnhouse Dodson of Shenandoah Junctic,n land James Jenkins, brother of the and the late Bessie Hardy Dodson ]bride, served as ushers. which occurred Nov. 15 at 3 p. m. ] Tl]e bride's mother wore a dark in the Baptist Church in Berry-[suit with black accessories and a ville, Va. The double ring cere-[white carnation; and the groom's mony was performed by the Rev. [aunt, Mrs. Marshall Edwards, Julian Ovell and Mrs. Robert Pet- ]with whom he resided, was dress- gun of Wakesville, Va. played the [ed in a dark suit with black ac- wedding marches and also "Oh [cessories and she wore a white Promise Me" and "The Lord's ]carnatic,n. Player " "' . At the reception which follow- I The bride, given i,n marriage by [,~a th,~ ,-,~r~rnnnv tho ffrNt'Ynq'~ t~Ol! her father wore a white street-I~__~';~:~-~'~,":~.Y/'~YLL~L-~-;/2;,::s ' ~.- .* -- I Sill LVlI~5 l1ktl'~V rl'~tll~g~ YV alb:/. , length dress of white taneta ann I,.~,:,~,~ ~ .... on~,~, o-ke ~na white lace Her veil fell from a ................ ~ ..... ..... ...... ] Mary Frances Bradley was at the nat 0t wlncer Wnll;e ano shecar-I .... ~. ~...., rieda white Bible with white car I PU~. TM uu~.- 1 Wrl.e couple will z eside in a trail nation, t . " i er In Ranson M'ss Jean Jenkins, sister of the ~ - " bride, served as maid of honor | Mr. Dodson is employed in Sil- and Mrs. Jack Dodson, served as ] ver, Md. Brownie Troop No. 30 visited Charles Tow~ General Hospital Thursday, November 19 along with their leaders as part of their reg~ar meeting.. The purpose of their visit was to present to the hospital favors which they made for the trays of the patients on Thanksgiving Day. Each girl made turkeys from pine cones and decor ated them. Mr. William Perkins l excepted them on behalf of theI hospital. Also a beautiful arran- gement of fruit was made for tlte hospital dining room. While there Mr. Perkins took the girls c~n a tour of the hospital acquainting them with the var- ious departments. The girls as shown above are: First row, left to right-Mary Elizabeth Watson, B. J. Allara, Diane Waiters, Missy Ramey, Karla Kay Robinson. Sec ond row, 'left to right-Kathy Bart- lett, Cindy Payne, Karen Welsh, Debbie Ann Merchant, Brenda Nlcewarner. Third row, left to right-Kathy Perkins, Mary Shu- .man, Rondo Mac Roderick, Deb- bie Harmison, Vive Jean Russell. Leaders not in picture are Mrs. Turner Ramey, Mrs. Earl Allara, Mrs. Carl Merchant. / MIDDLEWAY CLIMBERS TO HAVE PAPER DRIVE NOV. 27th The Middleway Clim'bers 4-H club will have a paper drive Fri- day, Nov. 27. Anyone having pap- ers please contact Kitty Kite i phone 3-F-011. ATTEND ,CHUHCH SUNDAY DANCE Thanksgiving Dance THURSDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 26, 1959 Cadillac Club NO ADMISSION. PUBLIC INVITED. Nov. 26-1t.-pd. Saturday, No;' m~ber 14, to participate in the small bore rifle contest staged there by the League Junior l;.ifle Chib and they did themselves proud in the eomneti*ion by bringing a prizes back to Charles Town. Members attending and participating in the contest as shown first row, left to right are:--Su~an Bell, Betsy Second row, left to right :--Mr. James Carla Alexander, Max Eell, Roger Dailey and Creighton Propps. Brenda Bush also trip, but she was absent when the picture was taken. Susan Bell won first place as pro-I man; Joe Orndorff, first in the pro-marksman class: Betsy Wysong. first in the for girls eomnetition and third in the girls competition. The girls team won sixth place boys team fifth place. After the competition members of the Charles Town team dinner at the Ebenezer Methodist Church which sponsors the Chas, e League Club. tion was furnished by the club's chief instructor, Creighton Propps and one of the assistant tots of the club. Christmas Service, Special Events At Presbyterian Church One of the highlights in the church calendar at the Presbyter- ian Church is the Musical Christ mas service. This year the church will follow its usual custom and have this on Sunday evening, Dec ember 20 at 7:30 P. M. Other spec ial activities include: a feature len gth sound film on "Our Bible: How it Came to Us" on Sunday even',ng, December 6, at 7:00 P. M. (This will be in observance .of Universal Bible Sunday season.~ and a visit by the choir of the Presbyterian Home (Lynchburg Orphanage) on Sunday, Decem- ber 13, at the 11:00 A. M. ser- vice. The names of newly elected elders and deacons will be annou,n ced at the morning service on November 29. The sermon topic for Sunday morning, November 29 will be "Never Forget God." Everyone is cordially invited to these special ser'~ices as well as to ~he regular Sunday services. DAUGIt~. 24 TO LANCASTERS IN CHICAGO Word was received here Wednes day by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lancas- ter of Charles Town o{' the birth of a daughter NOV. 24 to'Dr, and Mrs. Roy Lancaster in Chicago. Ill. This is the second daughter born to the Lancasters, Lsnn-~ Lan :easter now being two years of age, Mrs. Lancaster was the former Bet, ty Thompson of Halltown. Dr. I Lanca~ter is a resident physician lai, tl~,e University of Chicago's Billinf~r, ~H )spital. JEFFER"~N FARM WOMEN TO MEET TUESDAY 1:30 ' Members of the Jefferson Farm Worn ~n's Club will meet Tuesday, Dec. 1 pt l:30 at the home of Mrs. Robert Blackford. Bardane, it was anno:,nc:-g this week. Members are asl(ed to remember the gift exchanges. M~ Neighbors "Why take vitamins? They just make you feel better so you can worry about taxes harder!" YOUR APPLIANCE DEALER OR THE POTOMAC LIGHT & POWER CO. Jefferson G0P Women Will Meet Dec. 1 The Jefferson County Republi- can Woman's Club will meet at the home of Mrs. Darryt Koonce on South Milorea Street, Tuesday, Denembcr 1. The meeting will begin with M., with business session low. Mr. and Mrs. Robert family of Chestnut Hill cent callers of the loiters Mrs. Virgie Lynn and" Mr. George Painter of er Plant was recent viistor daughter and son-in-law a covered dish dinner at 1:00 P. Mrs. Bagent and family. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS 6---A THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, No gift says Especially at (Across From Hotel) Charles Town, W. Va. Charles Phone 399 Shine forth at best! Wear Hood JuneuuJ t Winnipeqs. These stylishly leather dress boots over your socks. You'll enjoy comfortable wedge heel style.., the easy feel uP pile lininq.., wear cult up or down. Tak~e -- gel a ~ir of or STORMY W~ATHI[R WHICH DO YOU PR| JUNEAU (with snap closure) WINNIPEG (with slide fastener