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---From The Files of The-- OF JEFFFERSON-FARMERS 'By :--Mrs. in town and as "wflr' Cullers ex .pressed it "When I found on com paring notes that Mr. Hurt was a S little ,older than I am I brought him around to meet you. Charles Town football fans can June (Slusher) ,be justly proud of the great re- cord posted by Shepherd College this season 'because two former ADVOCATE c.H.S, stars, Gerald Dorsey and Nelson Peer, had lots to do with Bohrer Ithe excellent brand of foot~ball dis ,played by the Rams eleven this 10 YI~ARS AGO -- 1949 at the Thomas Jef Jefferson Coun- Waltonians elected the leT state Officers, Mar president, John A. President; Jim Sen- l~bert Trail, banks in Jefferson Christmas Savings :Past year will mail next week totall- to an aggregate of Last years total to 1,,933 individuals. ate office looking for a farm to versary aext Sunday. rent. J. W. Cullers ran into WiN I DIED:-Mr. and Mrs. Leland liam :Hurt and his yotmgest son ~hu~art were called to Damaris- Acey Hurt, 53 on the street here cotta, Maine over the weekend by the death of Mrs. Shugart's mo- ther, Mrs. William T. Whedon; Charles Woodman Clymer, a resi dent of Charles Town; Mrs. Anna ,Frances Fries, died suddenly at her home in Martinsburg. She was born in Charles Town, daughter I [ 2-Lb. - 5-Lb. Pkg. ]Of Edward L' Wlnkler aad the PEOPLES PEOPLES late Ida May Whittington Wink- ler; Mrs. Alice H. Ovbourn of Tun PURE nelton, W. Va. died at her home BU(:KWH . _ 1. 5'Lb. ---~Pk~. MARRIED:-In the Mirror Room of the Hotel Philo. in Philadelphia Pa., Miss Evelyn B. Gittleman and % Mr. Maurice A. Vlener of Charles keley County, Mrs. Mary Cather-[ Mrs. C~narles Ott and faintly, day visitors of Mr, and Mrs. Jack ine Stickles, daughter of Mrs. I Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nickand Wilt and ,family. Mary J. Ramsburg of near Lee- family of Chestnut Hill were re- - Mr. and Mrs. Roy Pulse and town; in Norfolk, Va. Mrs. Am- cent cal4ers of the Iatters mother family of Middleway were receat ella B. Hamaker, formerly a tea- Mrs. Virgie Lynn and family, visi[ors of the ladders moHler Mrs. cher of music, ia Stephenson Sere Mr. George Paifiter of the PoT Mary Clinc. inary, ,Charles Town. er Plant was recent viistor ,of his daughter and son-in-law Mr. mud 50 YEARS AGO --- 1909 Mrs. Bagent and family. Win. S. Powers of Chicago, for Mr. George Painter of the PoT merly of :Clarke County, Va. bou- er Plant was recent visitor of his ght "Waverley" farm oB, ned by daughter and son-in-law Mr. a0nd the estate of the late Dr. J. J. Wil Mrs. Bagent and family. li~ms, near Wickliffe for $15;000. ~ Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Stone and Mrs. Ellen Gorsuch, widow of family of Hamilton, Va. were Sun Captain Wm. Gor~uch, a B. & O. day visitors of the latters parents conductor died at her home in i Mr" and Mrs. Leroy Dietrich. Harpers Perry. , Mrs. Edith Cooper and Mr. Har ford Brackett of Virginia were re MARRIED:Near Wadesville, Va. cent callers of Mr. and Mrs. Geo- by the Roy. H. V. Wheeler of rge Cooper and family. Brucetown, William S. Gracey of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Biggs and Charles Town to Miss Emma Wri- daughter Donna of Leesburg, Va. ght of Wades~ille; in Washing-and Mr. and Mrs. Pat Hostler ton by the Roy. C. L. Nichel, Thou were Sunday visitors of Mr. and dore A. Brown of Charles Town Mrs. Forrest Hostler and family. to :Miss Ma,bei Shreckheise ofI Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Ott and Washington. daughters, Linda and Diane and S~muel M. Ott purchased a sons Teddy, Randy, Joey and Ric- buildkng lot fronting 66 feet on S. ky were Suaday evening callers of Samuel St. from the Hunter heirs Vhe latters mother Mrs. Nellie for $2400. Oden and family. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Lanham and 70 YEAJgS AGO--1889 family of Loudoun County, Va. MARRIED : -In Charles Town were recent visitors of the latters by the Roy. A. C. Hopkins Theod- parents Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hardy ore M. Conner to Mrs.~ Mary D: and .family. Cochrane, both of Harpers Ferry. I Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Turner The County Court appointed and family of Charles Town were Road surveyors as follows: J. W. receat visitors of the formers par- Gardner, Jr. of Charles Town, ents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Turner District, E. C. Tabb, Middleway; St. Thus. J. West, Kabletown, Steph- t Mrs. Ida Wilson and family mov en Marlow, Harpers Ferry District ed from a house belonging to Mr. C. M. Folk, Shepherdstown. J~mes Penwell to a house near _ .---. Chestnut Hill. 80 YEARS AGO - 1879 Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Engle of Charles Town were recent visitors DIED:-At the home of her son, of the formers mother Mrs. Lizzie G. T. Lickllder in Shepherdstown Engle and family. Mi:. and Mrs. Nelson Engle of Charles Town were recent callers of Mi. and Mrs. Johnny Lally and family. M!s.s Emma Jane Johnson spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Johnso~ at MiHville. NO HUNTING, NO TRESPASS- ING SIGNS For Sale at the office of the Spirit of Jefferson-Advoeate on North George Street, Charlep Town. Buy your needs today Oct. 2 - tf.-----nc SPIRIT. P--JEF I ADVOCATE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1959 7--B Cardette Club Announces Prize Winners [n Police Car Fund Campaign The Cardette Club of Ranson which is sponsoring a project to aid funds towards the purchase of a Police Car for the Ranson Cor- poration, announced this week a list of winners of prizes which were awarded Sat. night Nov. 14. FOR AUTOMOTIVE PARTS AND OPEN N6 / M. V: Jenkins was the wiraner of the Deep-Freeze. Richard Young. blood of Hagcrstown, Md. won th~ occasional chair and H. E. Messe~ smith also from Hagerstown, Md. was the winner of the Tea-Cart. Members of the Cardette Club wish to thank everyone who hel~p- ed them to make the project a Mrs. Robert Bassford of Hyatts ville. Md. and Mrs. Wil~bur Cootie of Charles Town were visitors re- cently of their niece and ae- phew, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Boyd of Bel Air, Md. SERVICE PEOPLES BEST-- FP VOR FRFAH EGGS Graded . Candled Daily Town; at the home of the bride's Mrs. Elizabeth. _ Licklider.. . . ......wnarles, Ot' a na .... zamn parents Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Hen- Whea~ in ~alci,more was quo~- w r day a e e Sun ............ f her par- dricks, near ~hepherdst0wn, Miss ed at $1.25 to $1.35 a bushel; cora ents Mr. and Mrs. EHis Johnson at Rebecca Daniels Hendrlcks to Mr. 55 to 57 cents a bushel. I Millville Merlin Bl~/of Winchester, Va. 'Watch meetings were held in; Mr and Mrs Ernest Dodson DIED:-At her home on the Rob various parts of the county to see I and family of Miclrll~wav w~r~ r~ ...... dic ......................... "" inson Orchard Farm south of a Shower o~ stars ~na~ was pro 'c~nt ~j~ ~ ~ ~" ~ r-.~, ......... vls ....... M ...... Mr ..... - Charles Town, Mrs. Annie Nice- ted by some astronomers, inelr~e Coo--r o-~ o,~-,, warner B~rr wlfe of R..Frank . I . phine Jenkins is stars did not fall ~Mrs ~ose"? ....... a. on Baxr. 90 YEARS AGO - 1869 ; the sick list. We wish her a speedy A ceremony was held at Trian- DIED:-At the home of her par- recovery. gle Park, S. George St. by the ents near Duffields, Alice Snyder, I Mrs. Esther Oden a,nd sons Guy Woman's Club, the occasion bei,ng daughter of Mason and Elizabeth !and Prankie of Bakerton were Sat the dedication of a beautiful Bennett; in Charles Town, Mrs. urday evening visitors of Mr. and white pine tree which was .planted Maria L. Shugart, wife of Rezin Mrs. Lester Ott. NORTH SAMUEL STREET PHONE 17 in honor of Mr. Thornton T. Per- Shugart; at Duffields, Mrs. John Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Dodson ry, donor of that land to the town. ~Kephart. The project of the reconstruct- I Dr. Van Lear Perry, ~ormerly of ] and sons Terry of Brunswick, Md. were Sunday visitors of Mr. and ion of Charles Town's main street this county died in the West In- Mrs. George Cooper and family. which was started in July was dies from an attack of Yellow Mr. and Mrs. John,ny Seal and nearing cOmpletion. Pever. daughter Patsy and son Butch of MARRIED:At the bride's home Ranson were Sunday vilstors of 30 YEARS AGO---1929 !near Duffields by the Rev. Sim- the latters parents Mr. and Mrs. e 108 F. T LIBERTY STREET ,Parts Available For All Makes of Cars .... Trucks .... Tractors 1 is hereby given that the following descrE0ed tracts or lots DIED:-At his home north of mona, Anthony Nunamaker to Forrest Hostler and family ~r~r UWdivided interests thereto in the County of Jefferson, Shenandoah Junction, C. Newton Miss Laura Reinhart; in Shep-I Mr. and Mrs wlniam Wilt of --- WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS --- , e delinquent for .the non-payment of taxes for the year Snyder, farmer and life-long resl- herdstown by the Rev. W. G. Cue, ~Chestnut Hill were recent callers ~)) 1958 will be offered for s.ale by the undersigned SherlH (or dent of the Sandy Ridge section; C. Washington Brooks to Miss ~of Mr and Mrs. Guilford Turner Come in to See Our Store And Meet Om tion Charles J Custer ,natlve of Grand jurors in the JeffersonI Seaman a,nd Mrs. Donald Oden e ~a~t Pt~blic auction ~t the frorrt door of the court house of at his home in Shenandoah June- Vlrgania ~owaers of Charms Town and family. ~ . ty between ~he hours of ten in the morning a~d fore" in Leet'own" at her home in'Berkeley ICircuit Court were Joseph Tel-~of Bakerton were recent callers of .Or anization . . And Call Us For Your Needs_ OnDAytheOF DECEMBER, 1959. County, iVIrs. Mary E. Snyder, wife l~hans,. David Billmye~ Wash S/Sgt. and Mrs. Joe McGuire and 14th of Thomas Snyder; at the home .~pangmr, ne.nry v, elier, t.+co, ivlc- son's at Waldorf, Md. of her sister Mrs. C. N. Campbell Bee, Jacob Pulk, Eaud Turner, We were sorry to hear that Mrs. Pink Up Your Free Copy o'f the NAPA Stocking Grade .......... ~ Samuel St Miss Cornelia Har Wm G Butler Samuel W. Strider Lucy PenweH had a heart attack trao~ or lo~ or each unreaeemea ~ ar~ ~neIeoi "~. ', " ' ' ' . d .... , .... P ........ rlett Windor a teacher in the Ste-~B. F. Harrison, John W. Taylor, ~on Tuesday. We ~lsh her a speedy ][-~h~r~,~ Q~Q a~* |/~gQ ]'nanny ~k~r]l]|am~ ]~l[,=~n,~,va~. m,~eres~ mereln, or so mu~n snereoi as may oe n~c~- _ -- " - ~Henr"Roar and William Lemen ~recove"" ~z.uH~ ~, ~,~ -v,~ uva.z.j a~l~Z~ ~v~s~,~ be .~.~la ,far *~h,* ~.m~,nt d,m ~hereo~ a.~ set lorth 1/3. the pnenson ~rnlnary mr many years I ~ " I .. 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