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ON THE CIRCI IN RANSON Open Til Midnight Monday Thru Sat. Home of Low, Low, Low Everyday and Night Prices. Ill # CENTER CUT - - lb. 49c . - lb.. 69c Ub. 69c ESSKAYS FARM STYLE . lb. @c (Smoked .. Small -- Lean) I i I I i i I I III DELICIOUS hPK , CALIFORNIA ORANGES, GRAPES, GOLDEN BANANAS, TANGERINES, LETTUCE, CELERY, KALE, .,ETC. t ..... IliF i i SPEND LESS AND GET MORE CHASE & SANBORN INSTANT COFFEE--New Size 10-oz. jar $1.33 WILKINS, CHASE & SANBORN, MAXWELL HOUSE, BEECH NUT COFFEE - - lb. 77c N. B. C., PREMIUM SALTINES . - lb. 25c KINGAN S CHILI CON CONNE - 15-oz. can: 35c ALMONDS.--Extra Fancy ..... lb. 49c PECANS--Extra Fancy - - - 1 lb. 53c WALNUTS--Red Diamond - - lb. o3c DOMINO SUGAR - - - 5-1bs. 39c (With Gr )ceries Order of $5.00 or More) ESKO SHORTENING - - - 3-lb. can 59c OLD VIRGINIA PURE PRESERVES--Assorted - 5 12-oz. jars $1.00 MONARCH EVAP. M I ILK - - 6 tall cans 79c GOLD RIBBON MARGARINE - - 2-1bs. 29e SOFTEE TOILET TISSUE - - 16 rolls $1.00 A. B. C. DOG FOOD - - - 12 cans $1.00 i I I I A R R O W - . . - 98c GUNTHER - . - - - - 98c (6 PACK THROW AWAY BOTTLES) ALL POPULAR BRANDS I II I III Illllllll Illil I IIll I OPEN 8:00 A. M. to 12:00 Midnight Monday Thru Saturday (Qm~atlty Rights Reserved) Always Plenty of FREE PARKING! Recent Gifts To Hospital I Blair Auxiliary Memorial Fund A number of additional memor ial gifts have recently been re- ceived by the Jefferson County ~ospital Auxiliary Memorial Fund it was announced this week by Mrs. D. K. Koonce, treasurer. The gifts and in whose memory they have been made are as follows: In memory of Mr. Henry Male Hunter from Mr. aead Mrs. How- ard O. Wilt, Mr, ancl Mrs. D. K. Koonce, Mrs. T. W. Stonesifer, Miss Grace Stonesifer, Jefferson County Hospital Auxiliary, Mrs. James A. Clipp, T. Wilmer Clipp, J. M. Trapnell, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Tabb, Dr. John L. VanMatre, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin M. Ennis, Sr., Mrs. J. Lawrence Gunderma,u, Hol ildaysburg, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hunter, Hollidaysburg, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hough, ,Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Reed, Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Koonce, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Russell, Washington, D. C., Mr. and Mrs. M, W. Sisson, Washington, D. C., Mr. and Mrs. George L. I4a~es, Washington, D. C., Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Oden, Har pers Ferry, Mr. a4ad Mrs. Joseph L. Gifford, Camp Hill, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Franklin P. Stultz, Hol idaysburg, Pa., Mr. James Wilson Jr., Martinsburg, Mrs. Ingot H. Garrison, Mrs. Edwin H. Brua, Holidaysburg, Pa., Mrs. Howard W. Wilt, Harpers Ferry, Miss L. Lorraine Wilt, Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Wilt, Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wilt Harpers Ferry, Cecelia E. Wilt, Harpers Ferry, Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam D. Garvin, Mr, arid Mrs. F. E. Brennema.n, Mrs./ Rosa Lee Whit~ngton, Miss Lffcy J. Ambler Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Caffrey, Alexandria, Va. In memory of Miss Susan Gregg Gibson from Dr. John L. Van- Metre. In memory of Mr. Robert Jack son from Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Bren ~emarl. In memory of Mrs. Robert G. Stuart, Harpers Ferry from Mrs. Preston Millard and Hilda M. Mil lard of Harpers Ferry. Dec. 27 Date For Judging Christmas " Decorating Entries A remknder was issued this week by Buddy Smoot and Bobby Via in charge of the annual Christmas ] Lighting contest being staged by! the Jefferson County Junior Chamber of Commerce that the deadline for entries is drawing close. Smoot said judging for the con- test will be done the eveni,ng of Dec. 27 with out-of-town people~ having been secured as J-~dges. [ Homeowners and operators ofi business esta~blishments are being[ asked to light up and trim up] their homes and businesses in] Yuletide style. I Once again there is three divis~ ions to the contest, with'loving cups to be awarded to first place winners in each division and cer- ti'ficates of merit going to second p/ace winners. The three divisions are: "best decorated and lighted homes; best doorways and best commeroial bus lrtess. A contest entry blank is bei,ng carried in this newspaper and it should be mailed to Christmas 'Lighting contest c/o Jefferson County Jaycees, P. O. Box 173 Charles Town and mail to Bobby Via, Blakeley Apts. Wayside. Garden Club Has Chrtstmas Party The Wayside Garden Club was delightfully entertained with a Christmas Party at the home of Mrs. Thurman Whitacre on Dec- ember 9. After the regular business was conducted the Project Committee reported oh future plans for ira- ,proving the school playground and surrotmding grounds. Mrs. William Vaugha~, chair- man of the Horticulture Commit tee conducted a quiz game of gar- den terms. ,High sc~re was won 1~ Mrs. Steve Clopper. The general arrangement was a Christanas composition featur-' ing a figurine. Mrs. Norman Cot- bin was aw~rdecl the blue ribbon; Mrs. Vivan Bush, the red; Mrs. Wlllard Martin and Mrs. James Moler, the yellow a~d Mrs. Jos- eph Staley and Mrs. Jenkins, the white. December I eeting Of Stafford Chapter IWC Held At Kable Home The Decem,ber meeting of the Stafford Chapter of the Izaak Wal~ ton Club was held at ,the home of Mrs. Empty fable. The Junior Rifle Committee re pitted on rules to be posted in the meeting 'room. A drive for new members would start in January and a $5 Check was given to the (Brl Scout Drive. Officers elected for next year were .Pres., Mrs. Norval Johnston; Vice Pres., Mrs. Leeds Rlely; treasurer, Mrs. Merle Alger; secretary, Mrs. Ed Relier, corresp(~nding secre- tary Mrs. Earl Allarg; reporter, Mrs. ~mory fable. Board mem- bers Mrs. lared Smith, Mrs. John L. Van Metre, Mrs. Peter Bach, Mrs. Stuart Miller and Mrs. Em- pty Kable. Af ter refreshments were served packages were checked to find what was needed to fill a bounti- ful basket for a needy family and to see that each child had warm clothing and a toy. Anticipating new arrivals on ,the family scene? Santa's work- shop has something for the new early morning rides. At work, a sweater-vest keeps ~ mar ~aug uz~Lil tile olIio waz-n~ tip, rSix Blair veterans were honored at a dinner held at the Moose Club in Martinsburg last week. Shown above are Bernard F. Tonalli of the Martinsburg Plant who received a 25 year service pin; George E. Alter, Jr., B}air Manager, who made the presenta- tion; Thomas R. B~lssard and Albertis L. Crawford of the Millville Plan who received 35 year service pins. William Ao Manuel and Charles W. Bussard of the Millville Plant also joined the 35 year service group and Samuel T. Viands of the Millville Plant joined the 25 year service group. Three of the four p~rsons ser- iously injured in the three-car highway accident which occurred about 10:30 Friday night on State Route 9, just north of Ranson, arer still patients in the Charles Town Gezmral Hospital and all three are showing improvement ac cording to hospital officials. Larry Bell, 15 of the 'Children's Haven near Charles Town who suffered back injuries and Janet MoDonald, 14, of Charles Town,' who suffered a skull fracture and lacerations of the face and right hand and right leg were the most seriously injured and Miss McDon aid required several blood trans- fusions. Mrs. 'Louise ,Lamp Fritts, 46, of Charles Town, suffered iac erations of fact and legs and Mil- ton Cooper, 19, of Charles Town suffered a fractured jaw and a severe tendon In one e~bow. These four were hospitalized, but Coop- er was released ,from the hospital early t~s week. Others suffering minor injuries were: Nicholas Paiumbo, 19, Char lee Town, lacerations of the face The ChaiSes Town Senior Tom Many n%embers have been help ans Club Xlnas party was held at ing with the gift wrapping at the Mrs. O. S. Bloom's Home. The de- Veterans Center. corations were fabulous. The exter ior was a maze of lights with San ta Claus, snowmen and, gifts scat tered on the lawn. As one entered written o~ the door, is a great big "Hi". The interior also had some beautiful and unusual Xmas decorationse. Our hostess, Mrs. Bloom greeted us with a welcome message~ Mrs. Charles Reviol and Mrs. S. H. Stone gave a reading about Xmas and Miss Sally Wat- son sang a very, lovely Xmas song There were 84~members pres- ent. The club now has~a member ship of 104. There were also sev- eral guests: Mrs. Dessie Bolton, Fidlff Director of W. Va. Tuber- culosis Assn., Mrs. Skinner, Presi- dent of the Womans Club of Shep herdstown, W. Va., and from Ed- mondson Heights Womans Club of Baltimore, Md. were Mrs. Ed gar Taylor and Mrs. Norman Zim merman. Several reports were given by different committees: Mrs. J.J. Mangrum, chairman of theW.. Va. magazine drive, gave the number of magazines sold to date. Mrs. Alger stated there were 34 treated at the Well Baby Cli;nic. Mrs. Mary Johnson is collecting ,for the needy families. There are volunteers needed for our prdject of giving out surplus food for the needy. This will be done on the 29th of Dec. The Music Dept. discussed and asked for suggestion, s for trans- portation for the W. Va. Univer- sity Choir. Miss Louise Briscoe announced .that there would be a tea for the .benefit of Camp Galahad-at her home in January. The date will be announced later." Mrs. S. H. Stone is chairman of the polio project, March of Dimes. ir Rogers Named - From Page One room at. the Wright Denny Grade School in Charles Town. Charles Printz, preside~s~ of the P. T. A., Mrs. William Perks, Fred Byrer a,.nd Mrs. Earl Allara, all members of the organization's board of directors, Lold the board their'organization had approved a project to secure funds to con- struct a ground floor cafeteria :at the school and wanted to know if ;he board would accept the pro- )osed new building as a gift. The Board agreed that it would tccept such a gift from the Par- ent-Teacher organization provid- ing it is constructed according to pla,ns and specifications approved by the board. The board opened bids on grad ing work to be done on a plot of ground at Charles Town High School to 'be used as an athletic .field and a contract in the a- mount of $5,845 went to Buckley- Lages, Inc., of Winchester, Va. the low bidder on the work. The next lowest ,bid Of some half doz- en received was i,n excess of $13,- 000 Lowery asid. Work on the pro ject is expected to start shortly after the first of the new year, Lowery said. Included in the bid is the grading of the area, and tribution of stocking soil. It does not include grading for a track around the field or the seeding of grass. Lloyd, Mrs. Win. Stump. The menu for the cluded:- Tomato juice, ad, mashed potatoes, turkey, sauerkraut, (pickles, olives and cake and ice cream. Foam Latex Pillows, Mrs. George James; 1 set TV trays, Dorothy Annual Joy Gift Hough; Bedspread, Mrs. John Brown; Step Stool, Mrs. J. S. Mol From Pa~e one er; Comforter, Mrs. Robert Gra- coy; Hair Dryer, Mrs. Roy Runion Choir-"Immortal, Swivel Arm Bed Lamp or Desk dapted from a Welsh Lamp, Mrs. George Murray; 4 pc. Eric Thiman. Cannister Set, Mrs. Win. Anders; Orga~a-Variations on 1 set Bath Towels, Mrs. Meredith O Come, Emmanuel," bY Pole,n; Snoozaiarm, Mrs. Ray- Hering. mond l%rd; 1 pr. Bed Sheets, Mrs. Choir-Magnifieant in Leroy Cheshire; Umbrella, Mrs. Charles Lee Williams; James Sites; Fruits cakes, Mrs. Normandy Noels, Kenneth May, Mrs. Busey Carper, arranged by Harvey B. Mrs. Robert Wood, Beulah Fritts, olyn W. Hoffman, sopr~ Sara Crum, Mrs. Walter Buzzard; Yuletide Carol, ~ng/lsh Whitman's Sampler, Mrs. Phillip teenth Century, arraz~ Hough, Mrs. Marvin Anders, Mrs. ilton C. Macdot~gall; William Tolbert, Mrs. George Pen I-Ieavens," Berthold ToUrs, well, Mrs. Guy Miller, Mrs. Harley ine C. Burns, Peters, Mrs. Floyd Davis, Mrs. Lee "Holy Night! Peaceful Brown, Fay Fadeley; Poinsettias, B. I-Iawley, Katherine Mrs. Charles C0stello, Mrs. Ralph soprano, soloist; Buddenhagen, Mrs. Raymond lus, Sleep", Old Dutch James, Mrs. George Frye, Mrs. !ranged by Clarence Charles Strider, Mrs. George Rob Vera Reid, contralto, insan, Mrs. Prancls Welch, Mrs. Organ-"March of Wm. Ainsworth, Mrs. Thomas Rue Kings" Theodore a~ad hands; Mrs. Thelma McDon- sell, Carol Reed, Mrs. Alvey Plot- Choir-"Nunc I:)Imittis aid, elbow lacerations; Mrs. Mar- nor, Mrs. Howard Ashwood, Mrs. garet Mason, of Martinsburg, la- cerations of the forehead. Wednesday morning at a hear- ing before Justice of the Peace Merle Alger, Paiumbo, driver of one of the caxs involved, pied nolo contendere to a charge of reck- less driving and was fined $50 and costs a~nd his operator's license will be revoked for a period of six months. And on another charge, that of currying a concealed gun without a license, Palurabo pied guilty and was given six months in the Jefferson County jail. i Palumbo had a revolver ,in the glove compartment of the 1955 Chevrolet which he was tit,icing. ~ He told Covporal I. P. Richardso~ ' of the Chaxles Town State police that he had used the gun several days previously for some target shooting and had forgotten it was still in the car. There will be a covered dish sup- Corporal R,ichardsorb said the .per at the Club House on January car ,being driven by Palumbo and 19th at 6:30 p. m. Everyone is to a 19.58 Dodge being driven by Mrs. bring a covered d~sh a~d $1.00. Fritts, collided almost head-on on Our president has asked everyone ]a curve. A car being driven by to please attend. This is u very ]Robert Allen Mason, 19, of Mar- worthy cause and the money is very badly needed. The City Beautiful Committee has urged members to decorate their homes for Xmas. Mrs. Lacey Bailey is in charge of the Xmas project for the aged. Some contributions of money and food has been collected. Refreshments of cake, punch and egg nog were served. Miss Louise Briscoe presided at the egg ;aog bowl and Mrs: S. H. Stone at the punch bowl. we urge our members i.n whwtever 'busineSs they may be engaged .to cooperate in every possible man- ner in the effort to further ex- pand our county's agricul`turai de velopment. AGRICULTURE OBJECTIVES Heidrich said his committee has adopted the following objectives: 1. Support and cooperate with ,the Agz~cultural Extension Ser- ~ce bf West Virginia University (County Age~nt), Soil Conservat- ion Service and the Vocational Agriculture Program. 2. Support the Jefferson County Fai r. 3. Cooperate with the Farm City Week Committee in observance o~ ~arm City Week. (Consider a farm tour by businessmen.) 4. Inaugurate a.t least one of the following progra~ns with the long range objectives of increasing ag- ricultural income. A. Master Shepherd Project. B. Master Farmer Project. C. Corn Yield Contest. jor," Charles Lee George Brown, Mary Alice Hitt, "Come, "D~ne Your Mrs. Thomas Lackey, Mrs. E. M. liott Button; "We prai~ Gasp, Freda Writt, Mrs. Win. by Sergei Rachmaninoff. :Official Entry Blank For Christmas Lighting Contest Please enter my name in this year's Lighting Contest being staged by the County Jaycees and Jaycee-ettes: Name ....................................... ." Address ...................................... '! Check Which Division: ....... Complete Home ....... Home tinsburg, in trying to avoid the accident struck the back part of the Fritts car. ,Corporal Richardson sa~d the ,Plumbo car ,heading towards Char lee Town, slid sideways on the curve and into the Fritts car which was heading North on at. 9. The Mason cur was following the Fritts car. The Fritts car was almost completely,demolished and the Palumbo a~ad Mason cars were damaged considerably. hour and one-hair program. Each lady 'present was given a Carnation Corsage on being greet ed by the hostesses at the door and later at the dinner the ladies received sugar and cream dispen- sers while the men were prese,nL- ed ~ attractive leather billfokts. Packages of matches and cigars were also distributed as compli- ments of Pow hatan. ,Eugene Clipp, local photograph er, took a number of pictures of the 'banquet activities during the evening. ~'ollowing is a list of those wha were awarded prizes: Table Lamp, Shirley McDon- ough; Westinghouse Coffee Mak- er, Mrs. Roger CHpp; Westing- house Portable Mixer, Helen Hoff Westinghouse Toaster, Mrs. Je,n- kins; 24 pc. set Stainless Steel Tab I ,lewaxe, Mrs. Owen Johnston; ~32I pc. set Golden Wheat Dinnerware, / Mrs. J. A. Sposato; Westinghouse I Steam Iron, Vivian Manuel; 1 ~pr. It ....... Commercial Maily Entry Blank To: Christmas Lighting, Box 173, Charles Town, 201 EAST WASHINGTON STREET CHARLES TOWN, WEST VIRGINIA Te phone ar es Town 497 SCHEDULE OF OFFICE HOURS: 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. Monday through SaturdSY 3:00 to 4:00 P. M. Monday, Tuesday, Friday 3:00 to 7:00 to 5:00 P. M. Wednesday 9:00 P. M. Monday, Tuesday, clay, Friday SO THAT THE PEOPLE OF THIS AREA CAN SEE FOR THEMSELVES WHY SO MANY WE CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO STOP OUT At TONY'S RESTAURANT On U. S. 9, West of Charles Town. Two Bed Rooms, Front Kitchen with Homemaker A p:oar;Tn0 ei:0 UTnA ':thToN yM, s deRIE:C;UMR a:esNT:." ASK FOR TONY--AND LOOK .THEM OVER. "GEORGE MOEILE IOMES 104 North Queen Street Martinsburg, W. Phone AM 7-2161 Hrs. 8 to 8 ' this year despite the lim.ited $4,- A recruiting schedule for Low- 800 budget which the organizat- ery to cover the various colleges Ion has to operate on this year. in West Virginia in search of tea- Marshall explained to the board cher personnel was also approved ~ questl(~rmaire Which is soon to by the board, be sent out ~o the ,membership Through action o~ the ~r~rd inviting their opinions and sug- Monday ,night several hundred gestions on a number of'matters. students of the 9th through 12th I A number of guests were a~ the grades of Charles Town Jun~orlmeetir~g including Jerry Chandler I~ig.h and ~Iigh School will some and BOb Stone, auditor's for the time next March participate in a ,Potomac Ligttt and Power Corn- talent test. The testing program is pany, guest of Joseph Staley, part of a 20 year survey financed Clay Lops, representing The Kas- largely through the U. S. office of tle's Men's Shop, Dick Griffin, a ,Education az~d administered throu guest of James Senscney of the gh the University of Pittsburgh. ~Western Auto A,ssoola~ Store. Dr. Walter Jarache, in charge of J the gu,idance program at West] '~A~b~N ~m~|a,,x~, Virginia University will train the i [VWIIlll|{lll LIII~IU~'~ local :personnel who will give the] tests. The tests will carry through[ From Page a period of two days, [ere from lalttsbttrgh, New York The local schools are 'among !City and t,he West Coast were only eleven schools in al! West brought ~here especially for~the an Virginia selected for the tests, nual occasion, one of the real In other action the board ap-[highlights of tale year for ,Powhat proved the closing ~)f the office l an employees, thehr friends and for the Christmas holidays-from |invited guests. Dec. 24 until Dec. 28. i The e~,~tertainment in four acts, Lowery said the 1948 Dodge lfeatured Eddie Tullock, ~ very truck sold .at pubhc auctio~ Sat- Iclever chap from the West Coast urday in front of the Jefferson who was master of ceremonies for Caunty Cou.rt Ho ~se went to Carl I the evening and he also" present- Hinton for $230 and the 1949[ed several entertaining ac,ts. Chevrolet wen~ to George Tabbi Florence Fay, who's act .was en for $121. ]t.itlec~ ,'Variety Capers" turned [ ip a great .performance which won ~b~IkB~AU AS ~JJA~q~ I,her rounds of :applause from the 1~lKilllUlgl UI ~,UIIIIIIW~I~C [audience. Miss Fay has played ] ~practically* every n.ight club and i From Page One ['b~n on numerous TV shows that office to ehminate inequities [ throughout the nation, i in assessments. [ Mary-Lou o~roole from the Ar- .George Heidrich, chairman of[thur Goctfrey show presented ~the agriculture committee, said it | someShlng different in singing. In is up to the Chamber to see that | one o~ her acts she was ,billed as the people of the county recog-[ the miniature "~ophie Tucker" of ~tize that agruculture is one of,today. Bllzz and Burke, two real the county's most imPortant ,indus { funny fellows @resented several ~ies. He said we recognize the ec- ~ comedy phono-m,imic aots which onomic ~nterdependence between [ made the r~fters ring in .the audi- farm enterprise and urbaz~ enter-] torium vith applause from those prise. Agriculture is the basis of{present. The entire entertainmen our economic li.fe and without a ] part of the ,program was excellent progressive development of our ag ] in every phase, and the perform- ricultural resouxces there can be/ere were warmly greet~d for their ~~o l-cal advauccmczzt. A~coz'dmgly 1 ~plendid eIIorts ti~'ough out the D. Feeder calf show in conjunc- tion with the Feeder Calf Sale. Note: Additional information on these programs ~an be obtain ed fxom our County Agent. President Alle~ Marshall, who presided for the meetirig, said all of these projects should be done in cooperation with other county and municipal agencies and organizations. Marshall said that a number of the smaller projects c~ld be done SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS 2 ---A THURSDAY, DECEMBER