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Rare Book Center 0 Busin, In Hedgesville 7 era. Shown above is the residence of John P. rare book, print and collectibles buyer, in Hedgesville in Berkeley county. To the the dwelling is a 2,000-square-foot struc- housing the Hedgesville Book Center, the of its kind in West Virginia, and the and most profilic within a 50-mile redius. in Berkeley is a small, quiet rural far removed from and bustle of urban Justice. rare book and dealer, it was the type of business the buying and of all kinds of books, [or prices you wouldn't Why, m earl)' Sep- he opened the Book Center. in the esville to the rear residence, where old and new books, t~ collectibles. is no newcomer to the He became interested at the tender age of Boston. His interest until it became a full rather than an Justice later a store in Washington, it for about 6 he moved to ria, Va where he four ),ears. Then, by high taxes, he decision to move to e. where the overhead and the West Virginia lower. was not Un- to Justice. His family owned property in .along time. One that removing his from the busy area to such an place as might mean a to Justice. "Not "I've become the buyers and and they come to don't have to go to Justice bought a dwelling in located directly Irginia Route 9 then a 2.000-square foot it, That's where 'Store is located. Justice will books and prints on available for in- will include old ranging in price $1 to more than What determines the price of a rare old book? That depends upon who wants the book, and how badly they want it, says Justice. Incidentally. county histories and genealogies have become very popular and have zoomed in price in recent years, said Justice. Five years ago, the average price for a genealogy ] was $5 to $7. Now it's jumped to between $25 and $30, spurred perhaps by such nationally known productions as "Roots," which spurred interest in family histories, particularly among blacks. There will be walk-in We'll Be Happy T0 Serve Y0uf Make us your one-stop shop for all your pharmaceuticals, beauty aids and toiletries! STUCK & ALGER Pharmacy, Inc. DIAL 725- 2621 -- Charles Town HOURS: Daily 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 12to I:00 p.m. businesses. That's already been established, Justice says. But the bulk of the business, he says about 75 per cent, will be with out-of-state dealers and collectors, whom he expects will continue buying from him at his new location. The Hedgesville Book Center will be the largest establishment of its kind in West Virginia: and, adds Justice, the largest and most prolific within a fifty-mile radius. It s~m.~ fitting that thebeauty and charm of old books ano prints should be housed in a structure that's located in a small town of equal beauty and charm, Hedgesville in Berkeley County. If you want additional in- formation from John P. Justice about the Hedgesville Book Center, just write Postoffice Box 255, Hedgesville, W.Va 25247. KEAR.NEYSVILLE Mrs. Wallace Welsh Dial 876-6845 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whit- more and son, were dinner guests Thanksgiving Day of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Whitmore, Winchester, Va. Callers later in the week of the Whitmore's were Mr. and Mrs. William Barron, Silver S~rings, Md. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Creamer on Thanksgiving were Mr. and Mrs. Rob Braith- waite and children: Mr. and Mrs. Dave Rickard and family, Purcellville, Va.: Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Mason and children: Mr. and Mrs.Irvin Athey and daughter. On Sunday, the Creamersmotored to Pur- cellville to the Riekards for the occasion of the birthday of Dave, Sr. i 17 W. Washington St. IN Downtown Charles Town In t WRAP I LA I AVAILABLiE Philmaid&Kat; U IO 17.UU Aned Warm flannel bv 6.0 Wr=zler ---Jeans ------- i~n in =9~ Fancy styles. Just Lraightleg,rightfor the Holidays. 2.99 to 11.0o" "* Dress g Sport Shirls Ladies Fashion Boots ';: 5.00 to 10.00 'T ' C ' 's ky'LBrick 24.00 to 32.00 ' S~ters------ ~m-----~ ~ ~i SJipover 10.00 10 28.00 New arrival in Cardigans 7.99 to 16.99 ~ts Slipover & Bulk ' Knit =Velour------Robes oo = 10. m 11.00 to 24.00 "tll7 to 12 Green, Pink, Blue 99 or Tan in 5 to I0 Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Welsh celebrated their "lSth" wedding anniversary, Saturday, .November 25 They are the parents of nine year old Wesley and four year old James The crisp fall weather prevailed Thanksgiving Day for an old fashioned butchering and dinner at the home of Ray and Nora Walls and family, Present were Ginger and Mike Stanley: Barbara and Newt Kenny: Doug and Keith Fowler: Junior and Doris Walls: Fave and Leonard Daughter): I~rry Walls: Lynn Mulledy: Betty and Irvin Hall and Dougie: Darlene Stride, Kevin and Tim: Ronnie Pitt- snogle: Edith Thomas: Frank and Robin Dilger; David Carter: Kevin Allen: Elmer Carter and Joseph Berry. Thanksgiving dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Willingham were Mrs. Virginia Howell. Myerstown: Mrs. Alma Foley. Martinsburg; Anna Mary Willingham, Shepherdstown and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Eisenhart and sons Saturday, November 18, members, friends totaling 25, of the Youth Group of the Grace United Church of Christ enjoyed a hayride and when they returned to the Church prepared hot-chocolate and ate cookies. Later some went bowling. Mr. and Mrs. James Manor hosted a tamily dtnner Thanksgiving with those present, Mr. and Mrs. George Hilliard: Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson and sons: Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hilliard and sons: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Waiters; Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Edwards and son : Miss Marilyn Edwards. The family enjoyed having Marlene home for the holiday's from the W.V. Rehibilitation Center at Institute, W.Va. near Charleston. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. George tiilliard accompanied her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Weller for a drive over toward Thurmont, Md where they stopped for dinner. Mr. and Mrs. James Miller returned home after a weeks stay in their cabin near Peter- sburg in Grant County. Jim bagged a 10 point buck weighing near 185 pounds. His dad, William Miller bagged an 8 pointer and Jim's younger brother Bob brought down a 4 Dinter. The family enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at the cabin. I.ate supper guests Thanksgiving Day of Mrs. Edith Thomas were Mr. and Mrs. Junior Walls. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard I)augherty; Mr. and Mrs Larry Walls, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Walls. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Hall and sons; Mrs. Darlene Stride and sons. Ronnie Pitt- snogle. Mrs, Thomas's Friday callers were Mr. and Mrs. Larry lngram, Pasadna, California and Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Ingrum, Shenandoah Farms, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Creamer, Dick and Mary Francis: Miss Ginger Creamer, Chevy Chase, Md.; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mc- Donald and daughters spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilson and children, Keedysville, Md On Friday, the entire family enjoyed an oyster supper at the McDonalds. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Putnam were dinner guesLs at the home of their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Barrett on Thanksgiving Day. Present also were Mr. and Mrs. Buckey Stolipher and children. Roy and Madeline enjoyed their grand- daughters, Cheri Tabler and Dabble Stolipher, who spent several days over the holidays. Callers of Mr. and Mrs. George Ambrose were Rita Williams: and Bill Ambrose. INtended sympathy goes to the James Miller family on the passing of his grandmother, Mrs. Daisy Parker of Bakerton. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Whetzel were dinner guests of their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. James Stayer on Thanksgiving Day. Mrs. IJ)u Ann Peacher and her son John Paul motored to Warrenton, Va to spend Thanksgiving with her in-laws. Mr and Mrs. John Peacher. SPIRIT OF jI,~'FEILSON Farmer's ADV()('ATE 7 TtIL~N)AY, N()VFMBER 3O, 1978 Dinner guests a( the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Welsh and sons Thanksgiving Day were Mrs. l~uise Corbin, West Terre ttaute, Indiana: Mr. and Mrs. Robert Welsh, Bobby and Molly: Mr. and M~'s. Miles Baker and Mr. and Mrs. Steve Smallwoed and Chris. The occasion was also the birthday of Mrs. Corbin who was presented a pretty cake and gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Ercel A. Basore and children enjoyed having as their Thanksgiving supper !guests, Mr, and Mrs. l)elbert Four z. Thought for the Day: A good father is a little bit of a mother "There's a time to wink as well as to see." Benjamin Franklin (CUT to ORDER) NOW ONLY ! $3000 Per LARGE Pick-Up Load delivered CALL: 725 - 8772 OPEN DALLY 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. SATURDAY SUNDAY 9A.M. TO 6 P.M. FOR CALLING TODAY OR TOMORROW(With FOR APPOINTMENT Purcime) We Reserve The Right To Limit Quantities Beef sold hanging weight and according to weight avoiloble. GUARANTEE: All meat guaran- teed for tender- ness and flavor. If not satisfied your order will be replaced package for package. NO TIME LIMIT 175" $39 MONTH FOR 4 MONTHS THIS THIS CHOICE & PRIME BEEF ORDERS 139 to 5 9 Yields 283 lb. 144 CLEVELAND AVE WAYNESBORO, PA. If Long Distance Call Collect 717-762-2185