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Charles Town, West Virginia
December 10, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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December 10, 1959

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O .... .... md interesting ca- of nursing of resignation was by the Hos- th profound regret. because the board that Miss Parkin the right to from the heavy ties which rying for so long to part with t'he she has rendered .nce coming to Char Said in her resig- Would like to ,be duties Dec. Sold this morn- the hospital replacement can Fredericksburg the first of the expects to g, Va. up residence long standing. le 'hundreds of townspeople, Patients of the Hospital in she served as superinten- said s,he re- ,ring to leave many ,fine acquainta~ co,ruing to the Kenmore where I my service at 'has been tom- ~'any home-like services that I days of retire ely, Miss e is drawing able to be ~S for t'he looks she came Wes through stan~ s that. ospital secur- services as it's a new and was bound of unexpec But confidenc~ she could did. ~w of the, new came as day at Rout~ After of the in- bout a position (xn the 'hospital corporate limits who were in the Dr. Huffma~ said Wednesday he her of its Legal Ethic~s Cor~mittee passed Mayor Lance said ~ the Eismon said the job of putting will have his office open to pc- roy the 2nd Ct~gresslonal Distr~ct aligns Wednesday and Is all ready Council had ,'~o reason to believe tients ~eginning Monday, D~c. 14 1949.-50; a ~nember of. the. W~st for Old St. Nick on Prid~y night, there would be any oprmsitIon to staff. Mrs. Stigers called her and urged .her to come . to ,Charles Town, stating she felt she could offer her a fine proposition. That proposition turned out to be the post of 'hospital superintendent. Mrs~ S~igers wanted to resign and she felt Miss Parkin Would be the ideal person for the ~Job. Miss Parkin accepted, and it was only a short time later that she man- aged to talk Mrs. Stigers into corn ing back to the hospital to help her as assistant superintendent. The entire administration of the hospital was their responsibil- ity until about a year ago when Mr, William W, Perkins was nam- ed as hospital administrator. ~ls coming to the hospital relieved Mrs. StAgers and Miss Parkin of some of l~he administrative prob- lems and responsibilities and .per- mitted them to devote more time and attention to the nursing, reed ical and patient matters of the hospital. Continued On Page S*& APPLE SAUCE CAKE SEVENTH AVENUE PASTRY SHOP 95 Cents Telephone 708 'Dec. lO--2t:~--~P BUDDY FRAZIER FURNACE AND HEATROLA CLEANING PHONE 545-R Oct. 29-t f.--I~P NOTICE] ..... ] ,FOR SALE:~C--hrtstmas Trees,[ December 10th. Scotch Pine, [ ~Canadian Fir, All Needle Plne.l South George Street. H. E. HUNT Dec. 3-3t.-pd,--FP Notice To Public. On ~nd After December 14th, the ~rtce of hair cuts will be ~1.25 in each of the undersigned shol~. Shaves wlll be $I 00. ENNTS' BARI~WR [SHOP J. W. NICKENS M. R. DAWNON A. ~R. oELatrr~r EVERITT BIItKITT Dec. 3-2t.--FP territory included in the area vehic'h t~he town had proposed for annexation. This service has been provided at the same rate as that charged residents inside the cor- porate. Council is now of the op- inion that beyond the Umit resi- dents must be assessed a higher fee for such service. Council was also In receipt of an inquiry from the West Virgin- ia Public Service Commission re- garding sewer facilities which the town has and water service fee is charged for same. tf any. Holiday Hours For State Liquor Store Closing dates and holiday hours for the Charles Town State Liquor Store were announced as follows this week by store officials. The store will be closed, all day, both Priday and Saturday, December 25 and 26. The store will re-open to the public on Monday, Decem- ber 28th at l0 a. m. January 1st, the store will be closed all day and the recently ren~edoffice space in readiness for occupancy by. that t~me and as so(m as the remodel- ing work has been completed the office will be moved. The new headquarters for the ~offlce will be in the rooms formerly used by the late Dr. Clay W. Leps, Sr. on West Washington street. Elsmon said he plans to stay on as Principal of Charles Town High SchoOl until the Christmas holidays begin. He said he hopes to l~ve the office set up and op-, crating by the. time he goes to a meeting of the Board of Appeals in Parkersburg on Dec. 28 at Which time ,the State. basketball tournamen~ drawings .will be made. GRADED SCHOOL PTA William W. Hammond, president of the Shepherdstown Graded School P. T. A. announces that there will be no meeting in Decem~ ber. The January meeting will be held on the second Monda~y of the month and will be a Joint meeting with the Shepherdstown High School P, T. A. and his schedule of office hours will irmlude morning hours from 10 until I1 a. m. He Said he will announce his ~ull s~hedule of of- fice lioUrs next week. Dr. Huffman, a native of Roa- noke. Va: has bee~ a practicing physician for 21 years, the last 12 years in Marshall. He is a grad- uate of P.oanoke College, Salem, Va. and the University of Virgin- ia Medical School, Ch'arlottesville, Va. ,He is a general practioner and at present is staff physician at the Pauquier County Hospital, Warrenton. Va. He had been in the practice of making home calls a~d will do the same in Charles Town ~n converting a section of the Leps residence into offices, Dr. ~uffman has provided for an en- trance in the. ba~k part. of the building whlch will permit ill and crippled patients o enter from the ground level ~nd wlthout hay lag to climb any steps. The tele- phone number for Dr. Huffman's office is 497. V~rgin~a State Co rr~rni.t~ee, on Le- gal Ethlds'-f~'n 1951-57~ and Vice Cl~rman of that Committee from 195~-~/' Wh~ he~ resi:gr~ed following ~h~s election to the Board of Oovern'o~'s'ofthe W~st Virgin- ia ~tate B~r for a three-year term, 1957'-60 representing the Important Meeting Jefferson County Democrats Thursday A very important meeting of the Jefferson County Democratic Club will be held tonight {Thurs- Iday) in the County Court room, beginning at 8 p. m/Election of officers for ~he ensuing year will be one of the features of t'he ev- ening and several other matters of importance will be given atten- tion. Plans ~re being made for a large turnout of Democrats at ,this important session. r ' One of the highlights of the anntud 4-H Achievement bmaquet held at me lSudame Commtmtty Center 8~.t'~'da~..~ight. 'w'~s .me pre~entation of awards and Cmong those receiving ~em were the grotw shown ~bov~. They are, fir~ row, lef~ .~., r~gn~:~e~e~eve cK e, tsy w ong, No, a K. Wet.el. L da Hill , Second row, left to rilrht:--Mlldred Ftzer; Ann Wilt, Jimmy Klnke~d, Bill Fd~, ,h~ek~. ~ulrh.~s, Sane [~e~u_~y, 1~ ~Hl~leN~er, ~ r s Wrote, $oseph Ciou& Bill Wilt, Diekie~ Brown. Third row, left to r!ght:--~na.ld He~el, Edw~m w~c~ee, ~se~ ~ue, L~rry ~ourn, Jimmy Blue, Itichard Magaha~ Larry M~gaha~ AI Kave, Wayne Brewer, Robert Smith. (Photo by Tim ~Ann) Yule Decorations Christmas street decorations were.being PU~ up t~roughout the Ranson shopping area and corn- reunify this week. Strands of at- tractive coIored lights are strung across ma,ny of the streets, giving the community t'he spirit of Chris~ mas. The large Christmas tree in t, he circle will be lighted and the st(~es are well-stocked with gift merchandise. Santa is epected to m~ke his annual visit to Ranson and the date will be announced later. iorm of raising additional revenue which the town badly needs. But last week a written petition carry ing a number of signers protest- ing the garbage fee was shoved under the front door of the Court cll Room at Raison Town Hall. The purpose of the public meet ing Mayor Lance said is to give those who have objections to the tax an opportunity to state their reasons. He said not only those who signed the petition, but all other Ranson residems are invited and urged to attend the meeting. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY The Charles Town -Ranson Parent-Teacher Association unan irmotlsly voted at it's monthly meeting Monday night to have a committee appear before the Jeff erson County Board of Education whe~ it meets Monday, Dec. 14 and request approval for the or- ganization to solicit funds for the construction of a cafeteria, tea- cher's lounge and first aid room oh the NOrth side of Wright Den- ny School. Charles P. Printz. president of Paxent-Teacher group said that members of the Executive Com- mittee of the P. T. A, will attend the boaxd meeting. The decision to go to the board c~me out of a discussion e,n the c~feteria at Wright Denny School which is located on the third floor, 'of the building. More than 200 Parents attended the program "The Physical Chan ges That Have Taken Place in the Schools in the past ten years and Food and Bake Sale FRIDAY AND SATUKDAY, DECKMBER II and 12. (Old) J, C. Penney Store Rolls. Oaken, Ptea, C4mdies, Fruit, Pot&toes. Chickens, Canned Gooas, Etc. . Benafh Of Cmzens Fire Co. Dec. 10-1t.--I~P What Are The Future Recommen- dations. The dlscu~sion was led by Mrs. Earl D, Allara of Charles Town who also employed colmed slides to illustrate her poi,qt~. Tlae slides showed the new Ranson El- Continued On Page 8-A Easy On Me . . . No Pack to earry when folks send the Spirit-of-Jef- ferson-Advocate as a Christ- mas Gift. They are doing tt, too. The Spirit of Jefferson- Advoc&te maiJs the person a nice eard telling them who se.t the p~tper to them as a gift. But order it now so the card will reach them in time.