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Charles Town, West Virginia
December 17, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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December 17, 1959

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T above scene is one of many in '"A /King Is Born," which will be presented Christmas morn- Charles Town Methodist Church is one of the few churches anywhere that still opens day with ~pageantry unsurpassed in an effort to bring the whole Christmas story vividly attention. Under the very able leadership of Mr. Alvin Ennis, a group of some 40 persons ,ate.Youth and adults have spent hours in practice and preparation for this signifi- which will make onlookers forget themselves and think of Christ in His ministry. of the cast is an actor and yet each is a professional in his or her specific role in which been so adapted to the part played that they virtualy become the person portrayed. The service is 6:00 A. M. on Christmas morning but nothing will more strongly remind one is and nothing will more surely repay one for arising so early as this pageant. invite everybody to attend. three births occurred at Town General Hospit- the period of Dec. 9-15, being boy babies and Timothy Lee, was born 11 to Mr .and Mrs. Long of Charles Town. Wayne Edward, was Dec. 15 to Mr. and B. Harris, Charles the same day a daugh Lee was born to Mr. Robert L. Hosby of Char patients admitted to were: Miss Sandra K. all of Charles Town; Mr. Lewis F. Ferry; Margaret Mason, Martins- Ranson, Ranson; Mrs. Virgie M. I,burg; John W. Smith, Baltimore; Hoffmaster, Bakerton; Mrs. My-IIrvin Athey, 'City; Mary Marshall rtle B. Longerbeam, Miflville; Mr. ] Kearneysvilte. Walter C. Tucker, Knoxville, Md.; J Mrs. Thelma L. Wolfe, Brunswick, ] Md.: Mr. Berkeley W. Winters, I Harpers Ferry. Medical patients admitted to the hospital were: Little Kenneth D. Brookman, Jr.. Mr. John G. De Lauder, Mrs. Charlotte J. l~ir- bairn and Mrs. Carol Grames all ,of at. 2, Harpers Ferry; Mr. Har- vey V. Briggs, Berryville, Va.; Mr. Dr. Dale D. Keyse~:, Mrs. E, Fritts Miss '~i:~et :Z. Master Larry W. Bell Naxlnie Cary, Henry, Miss Hazel W. melt Martin,- City; and Miss Benat J. Deming White, Albert A. Butts, Harpers t By J. E. Saville Thomas J. Hardy, , Mrs. Thelma Farmers Tax Guide V. Wiley, Millville; Mrs. Ruby E. The 1960 edition of Farmer's Rutherford, Mr. Irvin W. Athey, Tax Guide is now available in the Mrs. Lottie L. Smith, City; Little County Extension Office in the Gerald S. Cesarini, Ranson; Mr. Court House. This guide should be Paul V. Palmer, nippon, helpful to all farmers i~ preparing Out patients were: Elizabeth their 1960 income tax return. Keyser, Andrew B. Roberts, Mil, The bulletin covers the follow- ton Cooper, Nickey Palumbo, Lou- ing subjects: a sample return, ise Fritts, Walter Tucker McDonald, Janet Larry Bell a check list of farm income and ex penses, filing requir~ements, in- to, be ~eportedl deductions and personal exemptions, self-em- ployment social security tax, soil bank payments a~d many other subjects. A copy of this guide is available to you for the asking. DHIA Directors Meet The directors of the Eastern Panhandle Dairy Herd Improve- merit Association met today, Thur sday for the purpose of discussing ,plans for the coming year. The dir ectors are: Abner Hockensmith, W. E. Walker,.Leo Widmyer, Max Derr and Robert Butler. Mr. William Northern, Exten- sion Dairyman, West Virgixlia Un iversity met with the group. New Bulletins Copies of our new bulletins have been received from W. Va. Agriculture Experiment Station. The titles are: A Guide to Kill- ing Wooday,Plants in West Vir- ginia, Possi~bilties for Reducing Ao ple Packing House Costs, A Low Cost Shelter and Feed Storage Unit for Beef Cattle and Founda- tio~ ,Plantings for West Virginia ,Homeowners. ~]y ,Anyone desiring a copy of one SPEIDEL, of these bulletins can secure same the band you can twist by calling at the County Exten- a knot. sio omce. c Also the World's Most Compact |960 [dltbn Farmers AMERA and PROJECTOR, Made by Tax Guide Available Longine and Wittnauer. The 1960 edition of the l~arm- [:~.. Three-Speed Schick Razors,Nu-Relco, ers' Tax Guide is available cost- I ~" free from county agents of the I jr Remington and Bulova. ,Departrnen.t of Agriculture o, Vhe Parkeraburg District Office of l~" YCe also have the Latest in Bulova, ner al Revenue. was announ-|., amilton, and Wyler Watches in stock, i pp toda:~L. ~zarles.bY District Director Phil63 ]~[:~: the Latest in Zippo and Ronson As izl the past Fears, the - page pu,bl~cation explains most of M HTERS. the income tax rules which apply to farmers .and t~mse who have ~2 tax questions about farming. The r the Finest in SILVERWARE it's beOkiet vt n la - Rogers Brothers and we have it g age and o t ir, s numero. examples to show how the rules "" qany Patterns. ......... )rk in actual situations. Charles ~pointed out that re- W aests should be addressed to Also Such Other Nationally-Kno n Paui herrard, P. O. Box 950, Par kersburg, W. Va.-ask l,or Publica- and Famous Brands of Jewelry As tion No. 225. Molers Farm Woman's F I Amco I1 ClubMet At Home Of f We,,...Are Also the Franchise Dealers Mrs.ElL.G0ldsb0r0ugh b- ,the famous Keepsake Brand of The Moler's Farm Woman's a tVl0ND RINGS. And every Keep Club met at the home of Mrs. E. L. Goldsborough and Miss Helen e Diamond Ring has a gu'arantee Goldsborough on December 12th at 7:30 for the Christmas Pal~y. the stone is perfect. The home was decorated with evergreens and a lighted Christ- * m~rt'.'eE'velyn He~ndi'icks conduc- ted the devotic~ns on the Christ- ILL Watch 716-R AN Repair and Jewelry CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. mas program several Christmas Carols were sung. A duet "Silent Night" by Mrs. ElYizabeth Vick- era and Mrs. H. ~. Moler. Mrs. Hendricks gave a reading "'Annie's and Wlllie's Christmas" which was enjoyed by all. Our [president, Mrs. J. G. I~uss presi dcd, tt~ .minutes :o: the last, meet- ing were read and roli ealI with twenty four members and six visi tors present. One new member, Mrs. Jack Crowley was welcomed to our club. Peanut sisters revealed and spa ial hour followed. Names were drawn for another year. Delicious refreshments were ser red by our hostess corrying out the Christmas theme. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Elmer Vickers on January 13. Stephen Wiswell :Fined For Drunken Driving Stephen Wiswell of Charles Town was arrested about 8:45 Sat urday night by Charles Town State Troper Tommy Ward on a charge of drunken driving. Sunday he was taken before Justice of the Peace Merle Alger and posted ~ bond of $60 on the drunken driving charge. He for- feited the band and his operator's license was revoked :for a period of six months. Wiswell was taken into custody on State Route 9 by Trooper Ward who was on patrol duty. Staditers Entertain ,Kiwanians Who Play Host To KeyClub The Thomas Jefferson Hotel, especially the section i~ which the IVAwanis Club was holding it's weekly dinner meeting Thursday a half hour or so as the "Star- liters", an instrumental musical group presented about a half doz, en numbers which had just about every foot in the room patting. The "'Starliters" were a part of the Kiwanis Key Club members who were bet.rig hosted by the Ki- wanians Manning Smith Jr. and Johnny Doyle of the Key Club, told of the clubs various activit- ies during the fall. President-elect Leo Widmyer presided for the meeting in the ab sence of President William Hund who has been ill. Widmyer conduc ted the club organizational meet- i,ng at which time he appointed the various committees which will f,]nction during his administrat- ion. A total of 11 committees were named. A short board meeting was held immediately after adjourn- ment. Child Of Many Names To Be Christmas Sermon Presbyterian Church Christmas will be observed at the Charles Town Presbyterian Church on Sunday, December 20 by a Christmas sermon and by music of the three choirs at the 11:00 A. M. service. The sermon topic, as announced by the minis- ter, Carlyle A. McDonald will be "The Child Of Many Names." The childre~s choir, the youth choir and the senior choir will bring the Christmas message in song. "There is no other church service quite like the Christmas ing of the first Christmas story or to the singing of Christmas car- OIs?" The public is cordially invited to this service as well as to the ,musical service at 7:00 P. M. Sun day evening. Especially those who Will be in Charles Tow~ over the weekend and who cannot return to their own home churches would be most sincerely welcomed, stat- ed the minister. Charles Town Police Make 21 Arrests; No Accidents Reported A total of 21 arrests were made by the Charles Town Police De- partment during the week ending Dec. 12, with fi~es and costs col- lected during the week amounting to $248.50, it was reported Wed- nesday by Charles Town Police Chief E phra2m Day. Six motor vehicle operators were charged with speeding; three for running red traffic lights; four for being drunk, three minors, for being in a pool room, two persons for passing on a double li~e; and one each for disturbing the peace permi,tting an unlicensed driver to operate a vehicle and for having five persons on the front seat of an automobile. The weel~ marked the second consecutive ,week the town we~t by without a single motoring acci- dent being reported, Chief Day said. A total of $40 was collected from parking meter violations and service", stated Mr. McDonald the Charles Town police directed SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1959 5--A Cottage In Shenandale Broken Into, Robbed Corporal I. P. Richardson of the Charles Town State Police report ed Wednesday that a temporary Summer cottage owned by Mrs. Maxy Selby, Arlington, Va. and lo cared in the Shenandale section of Jefferson County had been broken into and looted of a number sf household articles. Corporal Richardson said the breaking and entering and theft occurred sometime between Nov. 29 and Dec. 13. The robbery was discovered by Mrs. Selby when she came to the cottage Sunday. :She had not been there since Nov. 29. Among the articles taken were white steel cabinet, six barbeque forks, box of metal knives, forks and spoons, a bag of charcoal, lig~hter fluid, a maple divided tray and various other items. Entrance to the cottage was g~ained by cutting through a wire screen. Corporal Richardson said. No Ind or " County in January There will be no call for induc- tion of Selective Service regist- ra~ats from Jefferson County for January, according to notice Mon day from State headquarters in Charleston, Mrs. Helen Glenn, the board clerk said. There was no in duction call this month. received to forward for pre-indue tio~ examinations on the second l Tuesday in January (12th) regis- trants born before January 31~ 1937, marking the first time that boys at this level have been call- ed. Matthew Hardy Being Held For Grand Jury For Stealing Automobile Matthew Hardy, RVD 2, Har- pers Ferry, is in Jefferson County jail awaiting action of the,Jeffer- son County grand jury on a car theft charge, it was reported Wed nesday by Charles Town State Trooper R. R. Truex. Trooper Truex said the car, be longing to Alvie A. Plotner, Wash ington street, Charles Town, was stolen Saturday night from Wash ~ngton street where it had been left parked. Trooper Truex and G. G. Hol- man saw the car parked on the Bloomery l:b~ad about 8 p. m. and took Hardy who was still in the car into custody, He was Charged with grand larceny. PERSONALIZED STATIONERY Put personalized stationery on your gifts-giving list. You ca~ select large single sheets or small- er folded styles, perhaps small all occasion notes to please every pre evening was virtually rocking for "what can compare to the read- traffic for three funerals. She said instruction had been ference. PHONE I l RANSON G 664 -- FREE DELIVERIES NE $ 9:00 P. M. ON FROZEN Your 'Choice Boxes for Lb. Box 10-oz. jar $ .59 large for CANS TENDER lb. CHOICE OIJFID S lb. END cUT POR|: C! lb. VEAL - L~