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r D. Betel' of Huntington has been appointed Public Health West Virginia by Muscular Dystrophy Assod- Mrs. Beter will assist the Association with local in the State. Former Governor W. W. Barren is MDAA mirmaa this year. ~OES STRAIGHT - Steve Allen turns actor for a role in Doris movie "Where Were L the Lights Went Out?" " May Christmastime joy / laughter be yours on this happy holiday and may we gratefully hcmk lrou om' patronagq. ( I ORGE VICKERS & HARRY ASHCRAFT LOCAL NEWS ITEMS -- MEETINGS IN By Mrs. Floyd Simons -- Dial 725-7875 Little Mary Ella Wharton dan- ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Steward B. Wharton Jr was baptised Sunday at the Uvilla Methodist Church by the assistant pastor, Rev. Don- ingbca f~rom the l~hillLpines, in the absence of the pastor. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Merchant and family of HalRown and Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Wharton St and family were dinner guests Sunday evening of Mr. and Mrs. Steward B. W~harton, Jr. and family. Mrs. Bertha Shnons was a lunch eon guest of her sister, Mrs. Vir- ginia Israel in ~lartinsburg, on Monday. Mrs. Frank Redgers, known as '~Oakie" by her friends is a sur- gical patient in the Charles Town General Hospital. We .wish her a very speedy recovery. Mr. Melvin Snyder, Mr. Verpon Snyder and Mrs. Evelyn Jo~aes re- turned home Saturday after a x~istt with their sister, Mrs. Elmer Skeens in a ,hospital in Lexington Ky. Their mother, Mrs. Raymond Snyder returned with ,them. She had been w~h her daughter's fam fly in Huntington, W. Va. since September. Mrs. Mary Snyder attended a bridal shower for Miss Creamer in Summit Point, Sunday after- noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Creamer. There will be a watch service at the Bo~iwar Pentecostal Church of Christ New Years Eve starting at 9:30 until midnight, the public is invited. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stickles and family of Alexandria, Va and Mr. and Mrs. Garnet Bemz were Sunday guest of their mo- ther Mrs. Louise Bentz. Mr. Bill Bentz of Alexandria, Va. spent :he weekend with Mrs. Bentz. :Mxs. Nellie Kidwiler arid Mrs. Louise Bentz shopped in Seven Corners, Va. ,and Frederick, Md. Wednesday and Thursday. Mrs. Paul Sheffer and Mr. and Mrs. John Perrott of Hagerstown, Md. visited Mrs. Louise Bentz Tuesday, they were fellow work- ers at Victor Products in Hagers- town.~ Mrs. Lucille Ba'own received word that her daughter-in-law Mrs. Leonard Rt~ble of Corning, N. Y. has been in the hospital with a bad case of Flu. The Rub- le's moved from Canton, N. Y. to Horse Heads, N. Y. on Dec. 9th. Leonard was promoted to corpor ation buyer for Coming Glass Company. The main office is in Corn,ing, N. Y. His many friends wish him success with ,his new position. Little Pam Monroe ~s spending some time w~th her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Norval Fields on 5th Ave in Ranson. Visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Brown and family the past week were Mr. and Mrs. i Stanley Zombro, Mrs. IAIHan Cust- er, Mrs. Carroll Johnson, Mrs. Paul l~ing and daughter of Kear- neysviHe, Mr. and Mrs. Earle Sites of Baltimore, Md Miss Julia Like the calm contentment of a snowy landscape, may you and yours have the ~erene peacefulness of Blessed Christmas. COLONIAL NEWS STAND ; CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. . Ruble of Inwood and Mrs. Floyd, Ben Miller, a ~hird year student ] Simons. lot Hobart College, Geneva, N. Y. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Emery Cain of I is spending the semester vacation ) Mounty Airy, Md. was the guests with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.I of Mr. and Mrs. W. Willingham Lige Miller. and daughter, Nancy Sunday. The family request friends of Mrs. Avery Gordon to send her cards as she is ill and shut in at this time. Miss Nancy Graham daughter of Mr. D. S. Graham and Mr. Richard Roper were married Sun day at the Baptist Church by the Rev. Russell Urquhart. They will make .their .home in Rtppon. I want to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year. Sunday dinner guests of Mrs. Anna Kemp were Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Lake and children, Gold ,ie, Jr. and Tena and Mrs. Nellie Souls of Front Royal, Va. Mrs. Elsie Hamstead P. T. A. Meeting The film "Christmas 4n Hong- kong" was shown ,by Mr. Warren Mickey at ~he P. T. A. meeting last Tuesday night. Before the film, Mrs. Gerry Moore led the children, parents and guests in the singing of Christmas carols. Refreshments of punch and cup- cakes were sewed in holiday style to the largest group attending a P. T. A. meeting this year. Mrs. Robert Whitmore, V. P. was assi, st ed by Mrs. Pat Miller, Mrs. Betty Thomas and Mrs. Virginia Potter in making arrangements for the evening. Master Sargeant, J. C. McCarty returned to California, last Sun- day. He had spent the past week vomiting his father, Mr. Louis Mc- Carty, Mr vcho is a patient at K. D. Hospi~tal, and Mr. and rMs. L. V. Stuckey, Jr. The Christmas program at Grace Church will be presented on Friday at 7:30 P. M. The Be- ginners and Primary Departments of the Church School will have a program of songs and recitations, and a play. "To All People" will tbe given under the direction of Mr. GLl'bert WilHngham, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Hilst are at home at "Pleasance" fam- ily :home of the Gottschalks, arriv ing from Europe last week. For the past several months they have been visiting her brother-in-law and s~ster, Mr. and Mrs. Jacque Ancion at Liege, Belgium, and his parenL~, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Van Hilst, The Hague. The couple made a tour of Spain and France during that time. The former, Miss Annette Gottschalk, daugh- ter of Mrs. R. G. Gottschalk, and the ]ate Dr. Gottschalk, Mrs. Van H,ilst had served with the Peace Corps in the West Cameroon, Africa, where Mr. Van Hilst had been employed in govermnent set' vice. IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA It's customary among the Czechs to break off a cherry tree branch, at the beginning of Ad- vent. The branch is placed in a pot of water in the kitchen and kept in the warm air. At Christmas time, it's hoped, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1967 C--7 the twig will burst into bloom and [ days in northern Algeria have re- make a festive decoration. [ suited in the death of 30 persons, * * * * [ caused an iron mine to cave in HEAVY FLOODING ~ and washed out a bride, the gover Algiers -Heavy rains for two nment said today. R. E. 'Speed' MORELAND ---YOUR SALE CLERK-. DIAL 725-9339 |mm -m m+m "T~EYLL NEVER --- FRoM J. RUSSELL FRITTS, INC. IN CHARLES TOWN ONE OF OUR Wi)de Selections Ut GIFTS TRANSISTOR ," PHONOGRAPH t:omSmation "'" AT ONLY .-. Your Selections THEY LAsT Appliance Gitt T24E HOME A} Not S ect A Pi e ,Of Our rm . FU !TU -FOR EHOME THIS CHRISTMAS FIRST IN HOME APPLI CES m' - To,w. w PHONE 725-5511 May your Christmas "stocking" Joe filled with every good thing you wish or we'd llke to add a note o thanks for the ice gift you gave our store-- a fine customer! CLENDENING MOTORS, INC. Chrysler - Plymouth -- Dodge & Dodge Trucks E. Washington Street ---.Charles Town, W. Ya. That's the massago trom us to you as wa take tbls opportunity to thank you another year of bdug a valued customer! CHARLES WASHINGTON THEATRE RANSON, W. V. ooo A s we stand at the portals of tomorrow, we proudly take account of past achievement. Working together with meaningful purpose, the people of this community have accomplished much for the good of all. Confidently, we set forth to meet the challenge of a New Year determined to improve on past efforts. Solemnly, we pledge to do our part in the attainment of man's fondest dream, progress and growth through enduring peace. MAY YOU EACH ONE HAVE A-VERY l k RANSON, WEST VIRGINIA 1892 -- 75 YEARS AT SAME LOCATION m 1967 ,* t ; . ~ ~+ ; ~+ . ~+:,+:,L+