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, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVQCATEc 4 "IHURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, i967 | 10 --. YEAR8 AGO --- 10 Construction work is expected to be star~ed on the new horse racing plant of Charles Town -- Raceway, Inc about January 10, it was stated Tuesday by two officials of the Raceway that were in Charles Town looking over the site for the new race track, locat- ed on Che Flowing Spring Road, just opposite the present Charles Town Turf Club track. The first load of machinery and R I STMAg Wo l~ drumg :p our best YuleUde wishee, for you! V CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. equiPment for the new manufac- turing pIant which the E. ~. Fair child Corporation, of Rochester, New York, is constructing in Ran son, arrived at Che plant on Tues- day. The third rou.rrd of mass Polio shots will be given early in Janu- ary to school children. Donald Eyster buys Southern Motel from Charles C. Marcus. Died: . Carroll Anders, Jeffer- son County man who was killed almost instantly about 12:20 Sun- day morning on State Route 9.; Mrs. Mazie B. Watson, 65, wife of J. Ernest Watson died at her home in Charles Town on Sunday afternoon; Arch Carroll, 85, well known farmer of the Kabletown section of Jefferson County died about 9:30 Wednesday evening in King's Daughters Hospi~l in Mar tinsburg, where he had been a patient for two weeks; Charles Hugh Reinhart, 77, retired school principal and fruit grower of Jeff erson County, died Wednesday in Charles Town Hospital; John Frank Miller, 32, of Shepherds- town. died this morning in King's Daughter Hospital in Martins- burg, where he had been a patient for about two weeks. Married: - Miss Margery Helen Crites, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Crites, of Moorefield, W. Va became ~he ,bride of Henry C. Ailnutt, of Rockville, Md.; Miss Darlene Dee Hillard, became the bride of Mr. Marshal] R. Edwards Miss Helen Elizabeth Branden- burg, became the bride of ~r. Ted E. Delay. 20 -- YEARS AGO --- 20 MasSe, to Joseph Pembroke Dor- sey, son oi Mr.and;Mrs. Ralph N. Dorsey of Berryvitle. Mr. and Mrs T. J. Yates quiet- ly celebrated their 51st, wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hammond of Martinsburg quietly observed their 40th anniversary of their marriage. 40-- YEARS AGO --- = Married: - At Waslvington, D. C. Miss Jessie Ellen Trussell, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Bben Trussell of near Oharles Town; ~o Mr. John W. Biddle of Newberne, N. C.; At Chambersburg, Pa Miss ~Mary Blanche Pine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Pine of Ran- son, to Mr. Ray Lewis of Dargan, Md. New highway bridge at the Blomery has been completed ex- cept painting, however road work on the approaches remains to be done before it can be ogen to traffic. Con~nereia'lism is already plan ning an invasion of the east side of the Shenandoah River as soon as work of hard surfacing the new state road is completed. 60 -- YEARS AGO -- 60 Died: George Washington Seehr- ist, at home near Kearneysville; internment in Edge HHI Cemetery Married: Harry C. Link son of Mr. and Mrs, Adam S. Link of Duffields to Miss Margaret Fos- ter of Texas, on Christmas Day. Herman W. Bush and Dollie Irene Feltner were married in the .Methodist Parsonage in Berry vflle, Va.; by the Rev. J. Harry Howard Koonce is badly injur- Smith. ed in a fall last week at the Paper Butter was quoted at 25 cents board Co in Halltown. per pound, eggs 30 a dozen, pork Dr. and Mrs. Allen Tupper Ha~v 6 cents a .bl chickens 7 cents a thorn of Winchester, announce lb. and turkeys 11 per lb. the engagement of their daughter 80 -- YEARS AGO--80 Married: Thomas L. Roberts, B, FOR CltPdSTM S GIFTS SEE OUR ~ O. Agent at Charles Town was married at the Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg, Md to Miss Agnes ,:~.~ i Myers, Rev. Jones officiating" ~ Sp U~ l~ F~~iOl~ for~ t~ i~.'~D'ed" " The Rev" Francis K" Lea et 1 S e vell, rector of Emmanuel Episco- Pal Ohurch, Baltimore died in that city he was the son of The Reverend William P. Levvell of ~ql~ i this county. Miss Kate Riddle and ~Iay Ken nedy returned from a sojourn of i 18 mor~ths in Europe. - :: - ~ --,-11m WE ALSO HAVE here ank ng Is leasure A Community Cornerstor e Since 1871 ,