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about- you know... /Teddings - Engagements- Club News Bride Mr. Kelican In Hagerstown Church Miss Ann Kirk Becomes tier of Charles Town, a baby girl. i Mrs. Hostler is the former Miss IkEthel Virginia Price. ~ Miss Mary Lynn Brown, aeeom panied by her room-mate Miss Ann Carmichael of Dillon, S. C. MR. and MRS. JERRY KELICAN Announcement was made this week of the marriage of Miss Ann M. Kirk, daughter of Mrs, Tho- mas Woodrow Kirk and the late Mr. Kirk of Charles Town to Mr. Jerry L. Kelican, son of Mr. and Mrs: Roy Kelicaa of Charles Town. The double ring ceremony was: performed Saturday, August 8, I~959 at 7:30 by the Reverend Orqlle I. Wilson at the Virginia Avenue Baptist Church in Hag- erstown, Md. ~r. and Mrs. Gene Johnson we[$~ the attendants at the wed- ditii]. Also present were Mr. and Mr~ William Zombro of Charles ToN. Mrs. Kehcan is secretary to AttOrney F. Dean Nichols and Mr. students at Queens College in Charlotte, N. C. spent the Thanks giving holidays with the formers parents Mr. a,'~d Mrs. Max Brown on South Church street. Mrs. Edna Smith who is slowly recovering from an illness which she suffered some months ago is showing some marked improve- merit at her home on West Lib- erty Street. She is always glad to see friends whenever they can vis it her. Little David Arthur Beahm, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beahm of Takoma Park, Md. spent last week with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Max Brown. Mr. Marshall Newton, 3rd of Bridgewood, New Jersey spent last Friday night with Mr. and Mrs. Jack R. Huyett, South Geo- rge Street. Marshall and Jack were roommates for four years at V. M. I. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Morgan, Pa Gin, Kansas entertained at their home on Sunday, November 15th, 1959 a lovely dinner party. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Lem Fischell, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Thompson, Miss Nora Prothe, Mr. and Mrs. Burt(~a Mathews, daugh ters Joan and Ma,'ilyn, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Moewo, children Dick, Bob and Angels, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morgan, Jackie, Lou, Kenny and Rickey, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ellis and Mike, Susan and Mark and Mr. and Mrs. tester Voko and Ronnie. Mr. and Mrs. Sherman League and children of Lovingston, Va. visited relatives here over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Hindman entertained Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mills Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Don- ald Mickey at dinner on Sunday. Kel~can is a student at ShepherdFrancis Alger spent the week- Co~ege. Mr. and Mrs. Kelican will end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. m~qle their home wi~h Mrs. The- Nelson Nichols, ST. of LoVettsville, ma~ Woodrow Kirk. Va. Also present was Nelson Nich- ols, Jr. home on leave from the ' I~ IP I~ 4P ~ ll, I & I 4P' "l Mr. and Mrs. Abner Rissler a,nd rr ~ 5 U N A L ~ 13 children of Lebitton, Pa. spent ~ Thanksgiving holiday with their " parents Mr. and Mrs. Brown Riss ................... ler Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Riddle, berger had at their home on S. Satnuel Street for the Thanksgiv- in~ holidays, their sons, Ab,ner and Raymond and a school-mate of-Abner's at Penn. Military Col- leg~, Richard Ranson of New Del hi,: India. Raymond Riddleberger is o, student at Hampden Sydney Cotlege. :~orn in the Winchester Mem- orial Hospital o,n November 25 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nelson Hos Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mickey en tertained Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Hin dean at ditcher November 22 in honor of their forty ninth wed- ding anniversary. Mrs. Mickey is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hindman. Mr. Ray X. Merchant of Char- les Town is a patient in the Kings Daughters Hospital, Martinsburg He e,ntered the hospital Sunday night, for surgery. Engagement Is Announced-- MISS JOYCE STANLEY Mr. and Mrs. E. Eugene Stan- ley of Shepherdstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Joyce Marie to Reuben Lucien Swope, +on of Mr. and Mrs. Wal- ter Swope of Shepherdstown.. Miss Sta,nley is employed with Charles Town Grain and Feed. Mr. Swope is with Dixie Narco, Inc., in Charles Town. Both are graduates of Shepherdstown High School. A date has not been set for the wedding. Jr. had as their guests at their home "Silver Spring" for Thanks giving weekend holiday their dan- ghter Ruth Rogers Smith. She had as her guests Marilyn Shelf ield of' Petersburg, Va. and Lloyd Bane of Wheeling, W. Va. All three are students at Stuart Hall Staunton, Vs. Mrs. Charles Blue of Charles- ton, W. Vs. visited her mother Mrs. Daisy Fritts of Charles Town Mrs. E. E. Furr has returned home after visiting her sister Mrs. J. W. Lancaster, Richmo,nd, Vir- ginia for five weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Talley of Richmond, Vs. were guests over the past weekend of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Eyster. A/IC Gary Rutherford ~nd wife have returned to his ba~e in New Mexico after spending his fur- lough at the home of his parents and friends. It took them four ~ays on their return trip ary has rei.nlisted for 6Ymore b cat_ years. Mr. and Mrs. Roland Dovel Bush are the proud parents of a son Richard Nelson weighing 8 Bride Of Mr. R. Justin Funkhouser Ingrid Renate Richter Becomes ' Decorations. Speaker will be Mrs. George Phillips, Olde Berkeley Club whose subject will be "The Flowers of the Bible." Miss Ingrid Renate Richter, Washington, a close friend of the twenty-three year old daughter of bride's family. Mr. and Mrs. Werner Richter of.A reception and bridal suppe] Berlin-Tempelhof, West Germany was held following the ceremo,n~ and Mr. Robert Justin l~mkhous-a~ Hartefeld House which th( er, president of Victor Products groom's father, R. J. l~mkhouse~ Corporation, Hagerstown, Md. iridustrialist owns, About 15t were married Wednesday, Nov. 24guests were preesnt, ihcluding Mr at 5 p. m. in the private chapel and Mrs. Roy Steeley, Mr. an( of his father's reside.ace Hartefeld House, Pio~neer Point, Centreville, Mz~. George Mullen, Mr. and Mrs Leeds Riely, Mr, and Mrs. Jerr~ Md. The ceremony was performed Terlingo and Mr. and Mrs. Erroll by the Rev. Donald O. Hornung, Ward of Charles Town. pastor of the Centreville Metho- dist Church. The above picture shows' Mr. R Miss Monica McKenzie of Swe- den, but now residing in Washing ton, D. C. was matron of honor and Mr. Jay Wiv~gate of Long Beach, Md. was best man to Mr, Funkhouser. The bride was given in mar; riage by Mr. Dean Waldo, fozTner ly of West Berlin, now associated with the State Department ifi orial Hospital. Mrs. Bush is the former Miss Granis Nelson of Win chester. Mr. Bush is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bush of W. Congress Street, Charles Town. Mr. and Mrs. F0rrest G. Hoff, master and family of Li,nthicum Heights, Md. spent the Thanksgiv ing weekend with Mrs. Hoffmas- ter's parez~ts, Mr, and Mrs. C. W. Barton on-second Avenue. They also attended the Reunion of the Harpers Ferry High School Grad uating Class of 1934 Saturday night, November 28. Mr. Hoffmas- ter was one of the graduates of this class. Mrs. Carl Riddleberger of Staur~ to,n, Va. and her son M/Sgt. Har- ry S. Riddleberger and wife of the Patrick Air Force Base at Cape Cavanera, FloTilla were in Charles Town and Martinsburg recently visiting friends. Sgt. Riddleber- ;er has been publication and dis- tribution officer at the Air Force Missile Test Center at Pa4rick. He and Mrs. Riddleberger are enroute to N. A. T. O. Headquarters in France, Mrs. Alte,n Jackson has return ed to her home in Winston, S. C. after spending four days here ~ guests of her brother Armitte Cash and family. Mr. and Mrs. William Garvin South Mildred Street returned this week from a few weeks vacat ion in the South. Robert W. Butler, East Washing Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Smith lbs. born in the Winchester Mem- ton Street is spending this weet~ S MAS A E .... WHAT HUGE SELECTI()NS... GIFT IDEAS GALORE and NEWBERRY'S tV 6-FT. ALUMINUM LOW PRICES ARE SURE TO DELIGHT YOU. IT'S ALL HERE! NEWBERRY Box of 50 Gay Double Fold J. Fu,nkhouser (left~ with the ne~ bride and groom, Mr. and Mrs. Jushin ~'unkhouser, at the recep- tion at the Punkhouser home. Mr. and Mrs. Punkhouser left after the reception for a two week motor trip to Florida, After Jan- 'uary 1 they will reside in their new home on Fountain Head Country Club kn Hage,'st~wn, Md at Skytop Lodge in the Poconos Mountains where he is attendin+ the Northeast Regional Sale Meet ing of the Stauffer Chemical Co+ Mrs. Maxnie J. Fries has return ed to her home on North Mildred Street after a ten day visit with her son-in-law and daughter Rev. and Mrs. Donald E. Brumback of Silver Spring, Md. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Alger had as their guests for Thanksgiving din ner at their home the following persons, Mrs. Edward Kehl, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Batty, Mr. and Mrs. Merle L. Batty and daugh- ter, Susan Jane, great granddau- ghter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Alger all of Media, Pa. and Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Alger and their children Carol and Fred. Other visitors dur ing the day included Mrs. Dorcas Lookinbill ~nd daughter Patriots Charles Town and Mr. a,ud Mrs. Leslie Alger of near Charles Town Mr. and Mrs. George H. Bow- ers of Media, Pc. were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lennon and Mrs. M. K. Bowers for the Thanks. NEWBERRY 7e~ Miss Elsie V. Seal Is Bride Mr. Willingham Miss Elsie V. Seal, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Seal, Shen- andoah Junction and Mr. Wil- liam F. Willingham, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Frank Willingham. Kearneysvi!le, were married on Stmday afternoon,' November 29 at 2:30 o'clock in Bethany Luth- eran Church, Brunswic!~, Md. when the Rev. Ralph H. M.qier solemnized the double ring c~re- mony. Their only attendant was Miss Mary Witlingham, sister of the bridegroom, The bride wore a white street length dress with black accessor- ies. The groom is employed as a farm laborer. A reception followed the cere- nony at the home of the bride's ~arents. The newlyweds wilt reside in .heir +tewly fuz'nished home at 7anclesville, Martinsburg, R. D. lunior Class Harpers "err/High Presenting Play Dec.4 at 8 P. M. giving weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Bow+ ker Hill on Friday. The Junior Class of Harpers ~erry High School will present a Paul McCoy play, "Stranger In ~he Night" in the auditorium Fri- :lay, December 4 at' 8 p. m. The setting for the play is the Boulevard Hotel Book & Gift Shop. This s'hop is owned by Sy- lvia Lee & Mable Crane, who ~eem very good natured, fun lot ing, and not at all deserving of ~he events that fall upon their ~hapely shoulders-because some- ~ae is plotting murder, and this little gift shop is the very center af ~he murder plot. Unknown to the girls, someone in town is to be murdered, and the murderer is to get his instructions via a gift to be purchased at the shop and this gift is to contain the name of the vict2.m. Judy Auvil and Sandy Rocken- baugh play the parts of the own- ers of the gift shop. Joh,+n Little- ton is the newspaper man, who uncovers the story. Eddie Beach, the bellhop, who adds hilarity throughout the play is portrayed by George Kidwiler. Other char- acters in the play are J. T. Rut- ledge, Blake Harrison; Velds Ste- vens, Vickie Jackson; Clifford Newkick, Donnie Hetzel; Nona Pollard, Nancy Clevenger; Rose Jordon, Bonnie Painter; Sam Fisk, Harrison La,.nham; Marcel- la Bender, Anne Newcomer; San- dra King, Mary~Lou Mahoney; and policeman, Leo Shreck. The price of admission is 60 cents for adults and 25 cents for students. I Baptist Circles To ers also visited relatives in Bun- Mrs. Hazel Spear spent the week~nd in Berkeley Springs, W. Vs. with her brother and sister-In law Mr. and Mrs. George Park and their new son George Jr. who was born November 24 and weigh ed 7 lbs. and 13 oz. Mrs. Park is the former Miss Janet Abetl of Romney. Mrs. Daniel W. Heflebower of Charles Town was Sunday guest of Miss Belie B. Snyder at West Shenstone, Summit Point. Potomac Garden Club To Meet in Shepherdstown The Potomac Garden Club will meet at the War Memorial Build- ing, Shepherdstown, on the 9th of December. Meet Week Earlier The va+,'lo~k~ Circles of the Char les Town Baptist Church will meet one week earlier this month than ordi~a~'ily because of the ap preaching Christmas holidays. All the Circles will meet this month Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 8 p. m. The Scb~tule will 'be as follows: Circle No..1-Mrs. Mildred Oden, Chairman. meets Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the church at 8:00 p. m. Circle No. 2-Mrs. Ruth James, Chairma+t, meets Tue.+day, Dec. 8 at the church at 8:00 p. m. ~+rele No :~-M,'s. Ester Via. chairman, meets Tuesday, Dec. 8, w~h Mrs. Jeannie Eber at 8:00 p. m. I II I I II _1 I I AND MICE DUN.WIN |RAND... SPIRIT OF .IEFFER, ON FARMERS ADVOCATE 6--A THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, WINNERS IN STAFFORD CHAPTER'S "KEEP WEST VIRGINIA GREEN" POSTER CONTEST Winners were announced this week In the "Keep West Green" poster contest staged recently by members of the Chapter, Izaak Walton League of Jefferson County and the young people shown above were named. They are, left to Charles Sager, first place; Andrew Roberts, second place, and Cooper, third place. The Lottie Moon Circle-Mrs. June Mills chairman meets Tues- day, Dec. 8 with Mrs. Clara No- land at 8:00 p. m. The new circle for young wom- en-Mrs. Gall Mickey, chairman, wiN be guests of Circle No. 2. All eligible women are urged to be present. Kiwanians Host To Farmers At Farm City Week Program Members of the Charles Town Kiwanis Club played host of a number of their farmer friends for their annual Farm-City week program held Wednesday eve;ning at the Thomas Jefferson Hotel. The guest speaker was Roy C. Tompkins, Field Representative of the American Polled Herefo,'d As sociation, who is now living at Summit Point. Mr. Thompsons subject was "Agri-Business". He said that only about twelve mill- ion people live on our farms, that these farmers plus people working in allied i,ndustries, such as manuf ~cturers of farm machinery, food feed and fi'ber processing together with distributors products, constitute 40% working force in America. The speaker said that have t~ work with science in to make progress. By using tific methods, more progress been made in agriculture in past 18 yearsr, tha~ in the ious 120 years. He said that cause of the many subsist: and part time farms in ginia, that its farmers very low average yearly however in the better areas of the State, the average income compares ably with farming areas in states. It. Governor Francis Print~ ducted Jack R. Huyett of Blakeley Ba,nk and Trust Co, to .the Club as a new member. GLEANERS CHRISTMAS PARTY SET FOR DEC. 8 The Gleaners Class of the les Town Methodist Church hold its Christmas Party Dec. 8 at 7:30 at the home E. N. White. There will be a exchange. SEE FOR IN ,COPPER, BRASS AND IRON, $ / Also A Nice Selection of TABLE and FLOOR LAMPS. PHONE 618-W CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. Dec. 3- 2t. $79.95 Matching Remote STERO SPEAKERUNIT When You Buy the 1960 Stereophonic Equipped HIGH FIDELITY CONSOLE with FM / AM RADIO Reg. $17,98 Reg. AT REGULAR LOW PRICE. LOW PRICE $1.00 LOW PRICE Gayly Decorated Cutter Box Christmas Plastic NEWBERRY Christmas Design NEWBERRY 57c 67c TABLE COVER. GIFT WRAP 54 x 72 'Size LOw PRICE Reg. $1.00 LOW PRICE / i Aluminum Foil NEWBERRY Pressure Can NEWBERRY hoic --i t deadly--tidbit. "Fla, " tared" to attract rats to quick p and d dly consumption. S ARKLING IC! WHITE SNOW B C Customer' write +... "We have never seen anything llke It. ]Rats actually took the KILLER KAKE~% "away wlflie we were watching them." 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