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Charles Town, West Virginia
December 24, 1959     Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate
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December 24, 1959

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Sold in the county of Jefferson in the month of December. 1959, for nonpayment of taxes thereon for the year 1958 and purchased by individuals or by the State of West Virginia: Name of Person Local Description Quantity of Quantity of Name of Whole amount Charged with tax. of Land Land Charged Land sold Purchaser Paid by Purchaser Hill, Nathan Est- Charles Town Corporation Harewood Ave. All Edward C. Jones $ 6.85 Thomas, Jaznes W. Charles Town Corporation 2 Lts. West St. All Calvin Manuel 17.87 Williams, David Ranson Corporation 2 Lts. 43, 44, B. 100 All Edward C. Jones 6.29 F'ddwiter, Isaac Harpers Ferry District 1!~:~ A. Bakerton All Dixie Kilham 16.89 Kellan, Laura V. Harpers Ferry Corporation .. 3 Lts. 5, 6, 7 All Paul ICourtney 11.71 Cooper, Dennis Lee and Mary Bolivar Corporation 1 Lt. ~Plat No. 1, Wilt All Paul Courtney 8.43 Napper, C.T. Bolivar Corporation 2 Lots, Root St. AH DixieKilham 8.41 Berry, Robert Est. Kabletown District !.~ A. Mr. Pleasant All DixieKilham 7.73 Puffinberger, Paul W. and Ella Middleway District )~: A. Kear. Trump . All Paul Courtney 7.69 Brown, John E. S'hepherdstown District Pt. Lt. No. 205 All Paul Courtney 9.55 Campbell, Harriett Shepherdstown District ~,~ A. Shepherdestown All Dixie Kilham 8.35 Hovermale, W.J. Shepherdstown District 4]:~ A. River Dam Weller All John Fraley 11.21 Miller, R. G. Est. Shepherdstown Corporation 3 Lts., 188, 1~9, 190, King St. Va. House Al! C. C. Parsons 35.05 The owner of any real estate listed above, or any other person estate as provided by law. Given under my hand this 15th. day of December, !959, December 24 - 2t. entitled to pay the taxes thereon, may however, redeem such C. A. HEHLE, Sheriff of Jefferson County, West Virginia real LOCAL AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN . . . By Mrs. G, E. Webb Telephone 2492 Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davenport and family left on Saturday, Dec. 19 for Boyton Beach, Florida to visit Mrs. Davenports parents Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bremer and other relatives and friends. They will return the first of January. Mr. Davenport is Park Ranger for U. S. Park Service Harpers Ferry. The family lives in the John Glo ver Jr. property in Bolivar. Miss Na,nnie Marlatt of Martins burg spent Christmas and the weekend with her sister Miss Kate Marlatt. [:[ Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Oden and daughter Carolyn are leaving this weekend for New Orleans, La. for i i i a weeks vacation. The formers me thor Mrs. George Walters of Char los Town will accompany them as far a.~ Kingsport, Tenn. where she will visit her son Gilbert and family for a week. Mrs. S, W. Staubs is quite ill at the home of her daughter Mrs. Gtadys Du~n n. Mr. Perry Eackles of Fredericks burg, Va. spent Sunday with his mother Mrs. J. L. Eackles. Mr. Berkeley Winters fs much improved after being hospitalized for several days last week. Mrs. M. J. Rau returned to her home in Bolivar on Sunday after being hospitalized in Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md. where she underwent major surgery. She is getting along nicely. The writer deeply regrets not bei,ng present at the !uncheon set red at Thomas Jefferson Hotel on last Saturday for the twenty or more correspondents for the Spirit of Jefferson Advocate. We deeply appreciate the consideration shown us by the above newspaper. Circumstances beyond our control prevented this correspondent of over thirty one years from beihg prose,hi. The Intermediate Department of the Bolivar Methodist Sunday School enjoyed a Christmas party on Monday evening in the Inter- mediate Chapel in the Bolivar Me thodist Church with quite a good attendance. Progressive games were enjoyed and refreshments consisted of cakes, cookies and pu,nch. Santa Claus was on hand and distributed the presents. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Filler of Lovettsville, Va. spent Sunday with the formers brother-in-law the carolers sing out their message of Christmas joy, we wish for you a holiday season, bright with hope, rich in love, and abounding in good health, good will and good fellowship. THOS. P. JENKINS PLASTERING-- CONCRETE WORK :i. Ransom W. Va. \ We love the tradition of extending greetings to friends and neighbors at Christmas time. This age-old custom affords us the opportunity to express our gratitude to those we have long been privileged to serve, and to wish everyone a full measure of happiness and contentment throughout the Holiday Season. Corner North George and North Street Charles Town, West Va, and sister Mr. and Mrs. Roy Butts. Death of Mrs. Thompson Mrs. Catherine Elizabeth Tho- mpson, 53 of Sandy Hook, Md. died on Saturday, Dec. 19 after a long illness. She was born July 6, 1906 at Garrett's Mill Washing- t(~n C~unty, Md. a daughter of the late Harry E. and Sarah Pearl Jones. She was a member of the Church of the Brethern of Browns ville, Md. and had resided in San dy Hook for about 12 years. Sur- vivors are her husband Claude R. Thompson and the following child ren-Mrs. Martha E. Ausherman of Frederick, Md.; John W. Thomp son and Mrs. Janet Decrier of Knoxville, Md.; Mrs. Mary Hack- ley of Arlington, Va.; Claude R. Thompson Jr. and Garry E. The mpson at the home and four grandchildren. The body rested at the late residence in Sandy Hook until Monday afternoon when ser vices were held at the Church of the Brethern at Brownsville, cc,n- ducted by the Roy. Newton Poling and the Roy. J. W. Seay with in- terment in the new Church of the Brethern Cemetery there. Graveside Services wree held on Sunday at the Ebeneezer Ceme- tery in nearby Loudoun county, for John W. Greenwalt 8 mon- ths old son of Mr. and Mrs. John William Greenwalt of Silver Grove The child had been ill since birth. He was buried from the home of his great grandmother Mrs. Mary Greenwalt-of Sandy Hook. Death of Miss'Houser Miss Esther Eulalia Houser 64 of Samples Manor, Md. near Har pers Ferry died in Western Mary land State Hospital ,on Sunday, Dec. 20 after a long ill,hess. She was a daughter of the late Jacob Tilghman Houser and Martha Jane Haines Houser of Samples* Manor. Three brothers are surviv ors: Jesse H. Houser, Dennis H. Houser and Roy L. Houser all of Samples Manor. The body rested at the Eackles Funeral Chapel until Wednesday when it was re moved to the Church of God at Samples Manor one hour before time for the funeral service which was held from the above Church with the Rev. Carroll Churchey of flclati,ng. Interment in the ad- joining Cemetery. Sudden Death of Vincent Carey Mr. Vincent Matthew Carey, St. 76 was found dead in the yard at his home in nearby Loudoun Co. Va. about one mile from Harpers Ferry on Monday afternoon. He had evide~ntly suffered a heart at tack. Born in Frederick, Md. he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mathew Howard Carey. The deceased was a retired B. & O. l~ailroad Employee. Living in Brunswick, Md. for a number of years he was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church. Surviv- ors are his wife Mrs. Halle RHey Carey and the following children Vincent M. Carey, Jr. of Loudoun Heights, Va. Mrs. Ruth Gatoff warmest ~-4c KABLE'S ESSO SERVICENTER Augustine Avenue, Charles Town, W. Va. and Mrs. P~ances S;irsi, ed~er 6f Mr. Sydney W. SLaub.~, M.~ Lm' Long Beach, California; Haroldraine Staubs by Mrs. Elizabeth Carey of Frederick, Md., Earl Car Staubs and family in memory of ey of Odenton, Md. and Paul Car husband, daughter and father. ey of Glen Burnie, Md. There are ten grandchildren and two great !rive' grandchildren.Mrs. MattieAlS°vantW°wardSisterSof surA. ]Significance Of Christmas bell, Md. and Mrs. Alice Murphy of near Bolivar. The deceased was well k,~own and his sudden death was a shock to his many friends and relatives. The funeral was held on Thurs- day morning from St. Francis Church with the Rev. Win. T. Mc Crory officiating. Interment was made in Ebeneezer Cemetery, Lou doun Heights, Va. The body rest ed at the local Eackles Funeral Chapel. Fire In Beauty Shop Mrs. Herbert E. Sperry opera- tor and owner of "Lee's Beauty Shop" Harpers Ferry discovered smoke in the Beauty Parlor recent ly and the local Fire Company was called. They were forced to cut through the beauty sho~) floor to reach the center of the smoul- dering blaze believed to have been started by a spark from a brush fire near the refer of the residen- ce. The spark had ignited a board beneath the siding. Ti~e fire then spread to floor joists beneath the room. Damage was estimated at several hundred dollars. The Sper ry's also ow,n a restaurant nearby and Mr. Sperry serves on the Brunswick Md. Police Force. Memorial Lighting The annual Memorial Lighting in Bolivar Methodist Church in 1959 is for the following deceased loved ones. Mr. Jack Ramsdill by Mrs. Grace Ramsdill in memory of her husband. Mr. Charles Littleton, Miss Cath erine Littleton by Mrs. Grace Ramsdill in memory of her s~n and daughter. Mr. Clarence Littleton by Mrs. Ann Littleton and family in mem ory of her husband. Mr. O. A. Webb by Mrs. Mac Webb in memmT of her husband. Mr. Charles R. Dunn by Mrs. Gladys Dunn in memory of her husba~nd. Mrs, Betty Stotler by Mrs. Grace Roberts in memory of her mother. Mr. Robert L. Biller, Mr. Harry W. Biller by Mrs. Lillie Biller and family in memory of husband and son. Mr. George Fritts by Mrs. Lou- ise Fritts in memory of her hus- band. Mr. Robert Fields by Mrs. Lula Fields in memory of her husband. Mr. Allen Ridgeway, Mr. B. C. 8ponsler by Mrs. Nellie Sponsler :in memory of her brother and hus band. Mr. and Mrs. William But£s by :Mr. Roy Butts i,n memory of his mother and father. Mr. John V. Kite by Mrs. Marie Oden in memory of her father. Mr. John S. Loudan by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Loudan in memory of his father. Mr. Harewood Potts by Mrs. Nel lie Reek in memory of her son. Mrs. Myrtle Stuart by Mr. and Mrs. William Ports in memory of her aunt. Mrs. Ida S. Harrison by Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Harrls~.n' in memory of his mother. Explained To Kiwanians By Dr. Richard Scholl Members of the Charles Town Kiwanis Club heard Dr. Richard Scholl, pastor of the Charles Town Methodist Church, explain the Re ligious significance of Christians for Vhe program of their weekly SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON r. aM RS 8--B THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, as Jefferson Hotel in Charles Town Thursday evening. Dr. Scholl was i,ntroduced to the group by Roscoe Payne. In explaining his theme, Dr. Scholl stressed goodwill in giving. He said Christmas is one day in the year that people were likely to feel mos~ kindly to each other. He commended the good work o,f service clubs and suggested they continue to, "Let Their White Light of Service Shine.': It was announced that the club would meet Monday ,night, Dec. 21 in the Kitchen of the Potomac dinner meeting held at the Them and Power Company and package candy and treats to be I by Santa Claus to the I school children on the I, t day. I Make your Christmas cinnamon rolls into a tree. Two small rolls can for the trunk. Then, four rolls in a row across tom of the tree, add a three, two, with one roll top. For bright, edible on this tree, spri.nkle with fruit immediately after ATTEND CHURCH (gl~ri~tma~ lgSg As the Holiday Season approaches, it is pleasant to pause and express our sincere appreciation for the cordial relations we have enjoyed with you during the year. JOE Charles Town, W. Va. Y! A • !.;! ..... i. and You Will Find