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December 10, 1964

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SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE pound. . ] 'l RSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1964 C--5 x The Rev , ranc .M:, Burn oIl become rector of Wmkliffe Parish I I ~ tN RealSmallwoodEState andTransferS'others "to" JacobCra in Clarke and Jefferson Counties. / Mrs. Floyd Simons ' | ~~ /L. Smallwood, lot 3 and 14 in 80 YEARS AGO---1884 t.~ I~oN[ LC-,~ A [ Trump's addition to Kearneysville A brilliant meter nassed over The Ranson Itelpers Club held'~ ] J h-_ _- "~ - ~1~ I J. L. Eackles to Lester J. Leavy, the county from south'{o north on their regular monthly meeting on 1 I~ | Ill I tract of 2 acres on the Shenan-] no-, mbe 15tb at 9"00 P M" lear Dec. 3rd. with a covered dish ~m ====~N~.~::X ~] I doah River at Harpers Ferry, once i in~ the air filled with sulnhur supper with country ham. The I ~ m / the property of Richard Kidwell, i fume's" ................... "----room was beautifully decorated :j .-- / Jr. " with Christmas trimmings by Mrs. ] | U~ARs AGO--1954 ~ Died: - Mrs. Olivette Merchant, .......... Katie Jenkins the clubs treasurer I m II m -------- t wife of Charles S. Merchant, for- , ..... There were 17 members present[~ W' idge Livestock quotations merly of Charles Town, died sud- ~||V|~ and three guest. I| prime veal, top $32.50; I denly while visiting her sider in n'mvwu,.- The meeting was opened by the I ateher steers toi)$2300, New Arleans; Miss Kate Laure president Mrs. Hattie Campbell. l| Mrs IMre, a member of one of the cora Foster the chaplin read St. :: le I oldest families in Clarke County IllL Y It- 11[ J Luke 2nd chapter 1-16 verses. ] m 1 m I died at her home; George C. Link Followed by the Lord's Prayer / i 1 -j u~ ~Jllg2kll~:~ &~JVVli, I " . o, lout ~ ; ...... c),~.lo~ ~ retwed farmer and former Deputy ] By Kam Lane, Mgr. and Flag Salute. Roll call by Katm ] ~ m ent"a tlao Sheriff of the county, died at hisI qPh~fre Jenkins, Secretary reportbyMar-t] n in 'a-~'~-~.;~-~"~sn : home in Shepherdstown; Mrs. Hat ................ ~, Robinson. Treasurer report by / ,'. ~hurl~oD'er~2"of Ran' tie Grove Corridon, daughter oft .... Katie Jenkins. 1t 'e---" t. '. 7 .... [ the late John W and Anna V I ..... .......... ; ....... The club gave 15 boxes in the/ tttplO ee oi'tne wnar , . " , " IIlIE~ DIT~Ii$IJi2~ ~I~ lllb I~l1~lt . Post O ico and later Grove of th s county, died at her/KWAr, Showin Fri Sat Dec states, 9 overseas, 7 dehvered at/ to th - of home in Washington, D C ] "1 12 A icture that must be home, total 31 boxes at this time / e uepartment t - . p . " dee, in Charles Town Married" - Miss Natalie Watson' seen and seen a~ain~ A towerin- The club plans to g~ve baskets] ~ . ~ , ita. Nmhols daughter of Mr and Mrs triumnh Winnerof i),,o.n. to needy and fruit to shut-ms, andl t P 1 . .......... - ....... . - . Le'wis D Nichols of Harpers :,. -7 A .n .... nowers mr those wno are sick.|. " I11SS Shirle Ann . LIUII:II awalu~.... ~$~auEllltj . . ghter of Mrs YEmma Ferry, to Mr. Richard Dean Hit!, awards! Excitement and suspense Hat.tie Campbe!l appomted RuthIt vne~)...__ ~-~_ "__J a#. soil of Mr anQ Mrs k~rover B ...... ~lCnOlS as tne cluos new secretary/, OOl'O, JF'a allu 111- ..... on a grano scan are to oe iouno War - ..... "Hill of Falls Church, Va and .............. The club sends sympathy to Mr./. nester, w ...... " in mls illm mat Will ne remem ...... oland an- "atoll "ue to t amarmo, exas. , . uooert o t y o " the recent death of Clara Noland/i John Welty, Jr, bered for )ts people, pilot, and John Welty and the Welty of Shenandoah Miss Janice Rowland, of Mr. and Mrs. Ran- of Ranson to Pot. U. S. Army. Moler, daughter of Willard J. Moler, was the winner of Democracy Oratorial by the local of Commerc Thomas -Jefferson 1944 Myers, Charles Town and tmsiness man, in With Dr. J. F. Hos- 40 Years Ago - 1924 Married: - At the Manse in Charles Town by the Rev. G. G. Sydnor, H. Jacob Zinn to Miss Dorcas McAtee, both of the cou- nty. Died: - In Shepherdstown, Mas- on Marshall aged 81; at the home of her neice in Charles Town, Miss Ellen Carter. Tax collections in the county for the year up to Dec. 1st, amoun ted to $172,270,01. 60 Years Ago - 1904 James H. Starry, a native of Charles Town died at his home in Clarkesville, Ohio, aged 86. Ohio, bought~ Corn was quoted at 46 cents a )w, a tract of ! bushel in the Charles Town Mai'- an the state road be- ket; wheat, $1.04 a bushel; butter and Berkeley 25 cents a pound; eggs 30 cents a dozen and turkeys 15 cents a liTOIUi - CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. mm m performances, all of which con- tribute mightily to make this su- perior entertainment. Filmed in technicolor aand starriig William Holden and Alec Gtlinness. m "DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRY- ING AND LOVE THE BOMB" Showing "Sun., Man., Tues., Dec. 13-14-15. The serious aspects of this tale are so effectively exag- gerated the end result is funny in an odd-ball way. Some in the audience are not going to find the threat of all-out atomic destruc- tion funny, but even these should manage an occasional chuckle in the way the theme is gotten across or at the satire embodied in the presentation. Stars Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn and Slim Pickens. ------ "THE CARDINAL" Showing Sun., on., Tues., Dec. 13-14-15. Here is a provocative, intriguing, and highly interesting film that pre- the clubs former secretary. The members exchanged gifts Marie Robinson presented Hattie Campbell the presiden a gift; first the members gave her an engraved cigarette lighter and a beautiful brouch pin. The club enjoyed themselves very much. They were dismissed with prayer. The Ranson Helpers Club wish es everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Shirley Jones Corr. Sect. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jones and daughters Joan and Terri Lynn visited Mrs. Jones brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. James Nichols and sons in Stephen City, Va. on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stickles and daughter of Alexandria, Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Staubs and son were Sunday visitors ofi Mrs. Louise Bentz. l Mrs. Floyd Simons and her l grandson Floyd Lee Simons shopp i ed in Hagerstown, Md. Saturday. i Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Snyderi sents religion under a bright and shopped in Va. and D. C. Saturday revealing light while not surren- Mrs. Mary Snyder attended the dering dramatic impact or inter- Eastern Panhandle Insurance Wo- tainment values. It forcibly dem- men club meeting in Martinsburg onstrates that different people Tuesday evening. accept religious beliefs aand doc- There will be no "excuse fgr trines in a variety of ways; that Christmas trees in Ranson "th'is lives are affected and changed year the Civic Club had trees for through its influence, and yet it's! sale behind the bank and Mayor not tthe whole answer for every- Lance has a lot across from the one. Great performances, out- North End Service Station selling standing direction, and fine pro- trees and other Christmas suppli- duction values have been incor, es for the benefit of' the town. porated here, and tbe result is a Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Snyder film that will attract much atten- were in Winchester, Ya. Tuesday tion, be responsible for much con- on business. versation and discussion. C.T. Personal Column Mr. and Mrs. Ed Keiter Jeffer- "WHO'S BEEN SLEEPING IN son Ave. were Tuesday evening MY BED?" Showing Wed., Thurs., Dec. 16.17. Dean Martin is in rare form in this frolic peopled with a group of lovelies and a flawless supporting cast, includ- ling Carol BurneT., who almost steals the picture in sew ::I of her near-slapstick scenes. The ~,~::~i- color, plus plush production val- ues, enhance things considerably, while the laughs are loud and frequent. It is sophisticated and adult entertainment, to be sure, but will not disappoint devotees of such entertainment--especial- ly in situations where anything other than the obvious is appre. ciated. I I II II I Illll I I The quotations of the Blue Ridge Livestock Sales, at Charles Town, W. Va., Monday, Dec. 17, 1964. Receipts of all classes heavy, with a good demand for all i~utch- er hogs aand prime calves. Features "of sale were prime calves top, 33.25; number one hogs top, 16.50. Choice butcher steers, none; ~good butcher steers, 18.50 to 20.50; plain to medium steers, 14.00 to 18.00; choice butcher heif- ers, none; good butcher heifers, 16.00 to 18.50; plain to medium heifers, 12.00 to 15.75; good bulls, 17.00 to 18.00; plain to medium bulls, 14.00 to 16.75; commercial cows, 12.50 to 13.20; utility cows, 11.75 to 12.25; canners and cut- ters, 11.50 down; cows by the head, up to 124.00; stocker and feeder steers, 14.00 to 18.00; stock heifers and bulls by the head, up A . Choice to prime calves, 30.00 to to 110.00. hj rne a 'Running With Your 3325; goed butcher calves, 26.75 " PPing List To Leggettls Store 23.00! 29.75;t0 26.50;mediumthinbUtchercalves,Calves'22.50 In Charles Tovcn Today. -. ,, down; heavy calves, 12.00 tq 21.00. Choice lambs, 23.00; good lambs, etter Selections -- getter Duys 21.0o to 22.75; medium lambs, ---Always At--- CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. guest of Mrs. Mable Perks, Mt. Parvo Ave. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Snowden of Martinsburg were guest of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Maye and Mrs. Mable Perks Wednesday after- noon. Other visitors at the Maye's home were Rev. Roby Thursday of Clearbrook, Va. and Rev. Wm. Reed, Saturday. Mrs. Ronnie Carr and children of Winchester, Va. spent the weekend with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Maye. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Maye, Mrs. Lester Turner and Mrs. Elston Rickard spent Saturday evening in Martinsburg. Mr. G. A. Chasteen, Miami, Flor ida was a recent visitor of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Maye. Miss Virginia Smallwood. Mrs. Lester Turner and Mrs. Elston Rtckard attended a Sarah CoverW (costume jewlery) party at the home of Mrs. Ruby Carr in Win- chester, Va. The PowhatanBrass and Iron Works annual Christmas dinner party was held at the Wright Denny School Wednesday evenLng Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Anders .~z and son, Timothy of Ransom Mrs. Robert Anders of Rippon and Mrs. Bernard Ott of ttalltown, shopped in Hagerstown Friday evening. -... ~ (~.. -.. ;- . _.- =..~ y- .j __- ./ SAv IT WITII A GIFT SUBSCRIPTION TO THE SPIRIT Of JEFF.-ADVOcATE THIS YEAR 14.00 to 18.00; butcher eewes, 4.50 to 7.50; stock ewes per head, up' to 10.25. Good butcher hogs, 16,00 to 16,50; medium butcher hogs, 15.50 to 15.85; heavy butcher hogs, 14.00 to 16.00; butcher sows, 9.00 to 13.75; heavy feeders and light butcher hogs, 14.00 to 15.75; shoats per hundred, 17.00 down; pigs per head, 9.00 down; boars, 8.00 to 12.50; sows and pigs, none. Miscellaneous Sales start 11:00 a.m.--Livestock Sales 1:30 p.m. t each Monday. Our gift subscriptions de partment is now taking sub. scriptions. 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