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I| LOCAL AND PERSONAL ACTIVITIES IN . By Mrs. G. E. Webb Telephone 2492 Death of Bolivar Resident Emanuel Lewis Alger, 67, logger and timber dealer of T~olivar died in Charles Town General Hospi- tal on last Thursday night where he had been a pa~tient for over three weeks. BOrn in ,Orange, Va. he was a son of the late Emanuel and Martha Dodson Alger and had lived in Bolivar for the past 40 years. He was a member of the Penticostal Church near Bolivar. Survivors are his widow, the for- mer Mamle Paln~ter; seven sons Waters of Harpers Ferry; one sis- ter Mrs. Rose Courtney of Ranson two brothers Leo Alger of Walkers ville, Md. and Lenwood of Ranson and 18 grandchildren. The body was removed from the local Eack tes Funeral Home to the Alger home on Union street from where the funeral was held on Sunday and two daughters LeRoy Alger, afternoon with ahe Rev. D. M. Hu ghes and the Rev. James Short of ficlatmg. Interment was made in Fairview Cemetery in Bolivar. Mrs. Laura L. Jefferson, 89 wi- dow of Washington Attorney Tracy L. Jeffords died at her home on Woodley Road, N. W. on last Friday, Dec. 25 from a paral etic stroke. Her husband who was an assistant United States attor- ney in Washington died just ten years ago also on Christmas Day. Mrs. Jeffords was very active in civic work in her home area of the Capitol City. The Jeffords owned a summer home on Camp Hill, Harpers Ferry for many years and i spent their summers there. Attar ney ~effords was teacher of the Mens Bible Class in the Bolivar Methodist Church School for quite some time. Services were held from ,the Hines Funeral Home on 14th St. N. W. on Tuesday morning and burial was made in Shrove, Ohio. Results of Christmas till carload; o 9ood wishes Toot-Toot! Here comes a joy-train full of spirited wishes! We're the engineers, pulling a cargo of glad tidings to fill your New Year. Hop on our happy train, and let's chug through a rewarding New Year to- ROBERT M. SMITH ATLANTIC DISTRIBUTOR Charles Town, West Va. gether! 1 0 With the last falling grain in the, the infant New Year arrives on time and all make merry! We take this opportunity to thank you for your patronage. Happy New Year, folks! MAGAHA'$ APPLIANCE CENTER ED MAGAHA, Prop. Charles Town, West Va. Along with Season's Greetings for 1960, we send thanks for your continued con- siderate p a t ronage. Your loyalty is deep- ly appreciated. We wish you much happi- ness throughout the New Year! M. K. SI ER MARKET RANSON, - - - - WEST VA. We certainly want to thank you each one for your fine patronage during the past y ar and will look forward to serving you often in 1960. Civic & Commercial-Friendship Fire Company, first; Cliffside Mo- tel, second; and Goons' Barber Shop, third. Most Dnusual-Willard Moler, first; Howard L. Lemon, secce~d; and Lloyd (Junior) Jones, third; Home DamagedBy Fire In Nearby Loudoun County An overheated chimney is thou- ght to have caused a fire which en tirely destxoyed the inside of a log and frame tenant house on the C. E. Kin,no farm in Loudoun Co. Va. about two miles south of Her pers Ferry on Thursday evening, Dec. 24. The house was occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Waldron and four children. Mrs. Waldron had retired early with her child- ren and her husband discovered flames sweeping the building. Get tiz~g his family to safety Mr. Wal i dron called the Friendship Fire Company of Bolivar-Harpers For ry. Two fire trucks a,ud 15 volun- teer firemen soon had .the under control with the outside standing intact bu~t the inside was completely destroyed. The loss is said to be about $3,000. The fam- ily is staying with relatives in the Mountain Mission area off Route 9. The home was known for many years as "The Old Mill House" there having been at ~,ue time a Mill and owned and operated by ~the owner of the farm. A Fire Truck from Charles Town stood by at the local Fire House during the absence of the local Fire Corn pany. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rowe and three children ,of Gtouster Point, Va. spent Chris0mas and the week end with Mrs. Rowe's parents Mr. a,nd Mrs. W. Moore. Miss Nannie Marlatt of Martin.s burg spent Christmas and the weekend with her sister Miss Kate Marlatt. Dinner guests at the G. E. Webb home on Christmas Day were Mr. H. Frank Houser of Sharpsburg, Md., and Mr. Dale Cook of 'Wash il~gton, D. C. The ten turkeys which were -chanced off recently at ,the local high school by the Frie~ndship Fire Company were won by ~the follow ing persons, Joseph Warrenfeltz and Joseph Sutton, both of Char los Town; M. B. Taylor of Mar- tinsburg; .Charlotte ~imes of Sa~ dY Hook7 William Reid of Harpers Ferry; Mrs. Myrtle Haefer, Mrs. Mildred Shumaker, Miss Minnie Bridner, C. W. Wilt and M. L. i Beamer, all of t~91ivar. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dudrow of ;Itamondsport, N. Y. were visitors for a short time with the formers mother Mrs. C. E. Dudrow c,n last Thursday. ,She returned home with them for an indefinte visit. They spent Christmas Day in Washington, D. C. with relatives of Mrs. Walter Dudrow before re- ~urmng to New York. David Staubs who has employ- IIII Are the CONTENTS of your home fully insured? Have you bought a new hi-fit set lately? TV set? New furniture? Maybe you've redecorated. What- ever you have added, make sure your insurance covers the present value of your home's contents. Call us for a property insurance checkup .today. Representing the ment in Bethesda, 'Md. spen~ the weekend with his uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. John Snider. Mrs. M. J. l~au is convalescing satisfactorily at her home in Bol ivar after major surgery at the :Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md. Mrs. Edna Kern spent Christ- mas Day with her s~n-in-law a~d daughter Mr. and Mrs. Win. Flan agan in Bakerton. They were pain ed by several relatives and friends in the evening. On Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Flanagan and Mrs. Ker,n visited Cpl. and Mrs. Harold Be- sore in Frederick, Md. Mr. Peter Meredith from the Dept. of In~erior, Washington, D. C. Inspector for Park Service, at Harpers Ferry is spending the Christmas Holidays with relatives in Kentucky. He has been room- ing ~t the home of Mrs. Edna Kern for several me,nths. Mrs. S. W. S'taubs is showing some improvement at the home of her daughter Mrs. Gladys Dunn after being quite ill. Mr. and Mrs. John Haefer re- ceived word on Saturday night 'that the letters brother Mr. Frank Holloway living In Tennessee had died suddenly from a heart at- tack. Both Mr. and Mrs. Haefer left at a very early hour on Su,n- day morning for the stricken home. Mr. and Mrs. William Veasey of Virginia Beach, Va. were callers at the ~home of Miss Beatrice Miski- man on Monday evening, enroute ~to their home after visiting in !Cumberland, Md. They reported having 'traveled ~hrough very heavy fog during th.- drive and said that at~times visability was el,most e,ntirely obscured by the fog. .Mrs. N. N. Gibson of near Bali oar. ,teacher in the local elemen- tary school and teaching in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades accompan ted by members of her classes visi ted the newly opened Penticostal Home for the Aged on Tuesday, Dec. 22 taking the five men in- mates and the c,ne woman ~rim med Christmas tree, treats and a gift .for each one. Mrs. Gibson and her group o,f students sang sev- ern Christmas carols. Residents .of the Home appreciated the visit of the teacher and the school pup ils very much and the six patients were grateful for the kindness shown them. 'We hope the~e will be more of these visits to shutins and older persons by many groups as time goes o,n. ~ecent visitors a~ the .home of Mr. and Mrs. Reno Eaton were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sechrist of Balti~more, Md. and Miss Nell K. Murphy of Pibtsburg, Pa. Miss Marylin Eaton returned home with Miss Murphy for the remain der of the Holidays. She will visit Kathy and Janie Murphy at the Herbert Murphy home. Dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Loudoun on .Sunday were Mrs. A~na Loudoun Mr. and Mrs. H~rold Harding and Mrs. Bert Doudoun and son of Bakerton and Miss Nancy Pierson of Millville. iMr. and Mrs. Roger ForSythe of .Bolivar Heights ,and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Dopson of Allstadts Hill were Wednesday event,rig guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bet Horn. Scouts Training Course On Jan. 7, 1960 a Girl S~outs Training Course will be started at the Woman's ,Club House be- ginning at 10 o'clock a. m. and lasting until 2:30 o'clock p. m. The schedule plan~ned to de,to are Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Feb. 4, all begin ning. at the same hours and all closing at the same time. Quite a few ladies have promised to at- tend. The idea is to be qualified for future scout work after tak- ing the course. The meetings are for the general public and espec- ially for those workAng with Scouts or expecting to in the fut- ure. Mrs. W. Smith Pine of Martins- burg will be the Executive Direct- or for the group. Ten ladies have volu,nteered ,to take the course for Scout Work. P~ecent dinner guests at the home ,of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Loud- oun were Miss ~Patsy Sicura of Knoxville, Md. and Mr. and Mrs. Sponsler and Mrs. Emma Ingram of Bolivar. Mr. and Mrs. William Wilt of Fairfax, Va. spent Sunday with the ,fo~mers parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Wilt. Their daughter Anne remained wieh her g~andpar en,ts for thls week. By Mrs. Julia Whipp Viands Mr. and Mrs. Oble Johnston and two daughters Joy~e and Ban nie spent Christmas Eve night with the l.atters parents Mr. and Mrs. Mll't~n Popkins at. ~bletown Messers Eugene and Harold At- well of Bethesda, Md. spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. ~Rob- eft ,Frye rand son Sylvest~r. Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hampton of BaFdmore, Md. were Sunday afternoon callers 'Mr. ~nd Mrs. Bert Viands, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Fawver of Martinsburg spent ~aturday afternon with the Viands. Christmas day g~tests with Mrs. Maude Smallwood were Mr. and Mrs, Amos Plotner and two grand children Davie and .Ivvin of Mar- tlnsburg and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Smallwood and daughters of Char los Town. ~Sat,~rday callers were Mr. and Mrs. Francis 8mallwood and s(m of Ransom Mr. and Mrs. Lester T. Viands entertained the following at a Christmas ,Bavty on Saturday night, Dec. ~6: Mr. and Mrs. Phil lip Perks Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Philtip Perks Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Bowling Jr., Mr. and .Mrs. Lyle Moler, Mr. and Mrs. Robert An- ders, Mr. and Mrs.. Harris Tum- blin, Mr. and Mrs. George Jack- so,n, Jean, Dewey and Dougie Perks, Shelby Bowling, 8h~rri and Sandy Jackson, Giotto and Jackie Vi,ands. Mr. and Mrs. Gardner Dillow of Baltimore, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Tom Dlllow and son of ,Blair were ChriStmas supper guests with 'their ,brother,inqaw and sister Mr. and Mrs. Ross Stagner Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gray a~ad child- ren of near and Mr. and Mrs. Milton of Kable- were dinner on Su, n- Completes Marine Officer Candidate Course At Quantico SAMUEL S. GLAIZE Quantico, Va. (~-ITNC)-Grad- uated December 5 ,from the 25th Officer Ca,ndidate Course at the Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Va., was Samuel S. Glaize, son of Mr. and .Mrs. Martin B. Glaize, of Fourth Ave., Ranson, W. Va. He is a graduate ol S}]epherd College, Shepherdsto~vn, W. Va. The 12-week course is designed to screen candidates from the nat ion's colleges and the enlisted ranks of the Marine Corps {or a commissio,u as a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps or Marin0 Corps Reserve. He will attend an additiona] eight-month course for newly cam ~ missioned oiTicers. ston and daughters Joyce and Boa hie. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dailey and two sons were callers on S~tueday with the formers brother-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. tester Ott and sons Donald and Michael. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ott and son of Petuxa,nt, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Httt of Morgantown, Mr. and Mrs. Odis J~vmes and dau ghter Donna of Ranson and Mrs. Wilbur Tharpe of Ranson were Christmas callers with Mr. and Mrs. Garland Henry. Mi'. Forres,t Chamblin of Mid- dleway was a caller Saturday even ir~g with his brother-i,n-law and ;ister Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Wiles and laughter Sherri of Har,pers Ferry and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hover- male and two children of near Boliv~r were Ch,ristmas visitors with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands Jr. and family near ;he Bloomery. Mr. ,and Mrs. Ross Stagner Jr. were callers wSth the formers pmr e~a.ts Mr. and Mrs. Ross Stagner Sr. on Christmas Eve. Mr. John Wagaman of Hagers town, Md. was a caller on Wednes day evening wi~h Mr. and Mrs. ,Bert Y~ands. We are so glad o hear Mr. Frank Jackson of Marlowe is still on the improving list at his home. Mr .and Mrs. Johnnie Hampto~n and son Terry Lee and Mrs. Neale Goliday and son Garry of Balti- more, Md. spent Srom Thursday night until Sunday evening with the letters parents Mr. and Mrs. Garland H~nry and son David. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hover- male and children Davie and Don n,a. spent the day Thursday wi~h the formers parents Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sperrow in Berkeley Springs Christmas Day guests with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks and Mr. and Mrs. William Frye a~d son Bobby of Brunswick, Md. and Mr. and Mrs. Suble~te Chamblin of Charles Town, Mr. Sylvester Frye of Bethesda, Md. spent ~he long holiday with his parents. Christmas Day dinner guests with Mr. and Mrs. Bert Viands were Mr. and Mrs. John Viands, I~noxville, Md., Mr. and Mrs. Har ry Shirley and children Judy, Har ry, Bobbie, Debbie, Donald and Russell of Middleway, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Viands and sons Jack ie and Glenn of town, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands and daughters Mary and N3mcy and Mr. and .Mrs. Billy Viands of the Bloomery Mr. Roland Whip,p of Millville was a supper guest. Sund~y visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Albert Viands St. were Mr. and .Mrs. Harry Shirley and child ren of Middleway and Mr. and Mrs. Lester T. Viands and sons of town. Mrs. Katherine Holler of Bru~s wick, Md. was a dinner guest Christmas Day .with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frye. Mrs. Nelson Bush was a dinner guest with her parents on Christ mas Day, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Willingham near Bardane. Mr. Willingham is returning back to the Newto,n Baker Hospital on Sunday. We join in the family hoping he will soon be home to stay. Mr. Nelson Bush visited his mother on Christmas Day at the rest home in town. Mrs. Beulah Fritts and daugh- ter Mrs. Tommie Herndon was a caller at Christmas with the for- mers -mother Mrs. Mary Cline near Murrell Hill. Mrs. Helen Shirley and Mrs. Evely,.~ Hardy of the General Tel ephone Co. were dinner guests on Monday with Mrs. Howard Roper in Ransom Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stocks, Mr. and Mrs. William Frye of Brunswick, Md. and Mr. and Mrs. Sublette Chamblin of town were callers Sunday with Mr. a,nd Mrs. Robert Frye .and son Sylvester. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Bush of A1 exandria, Va. were callers on Sun day with Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Bush. WINS ELECTRIC TRAIN SET AT MOFFETTS 'Tabby' Frye. son of Mr. and Mrs. George Frye of Charles To~n was the lucky winner of the Lion- el electric trai,.~ set given away by Moffett's Pharmacy in Charles Town December 24th, Christmas Eve. CHARLES TOWN GAS CO., INC. SET'N FOIGET burner with a brai~ .. the most wanted, the most important single feature in a modern range today Thermostatically controlled burner controls the tempera- ture automatically, eliminates scorching, burning and spill-overs. Payonly $10.0o Monthly AFTER SMALL DOWN PAYMENT MATCHLESS TJ PJPAJ GAS RANOE A honey of a range starring feature after fea- ' ture in just 30"... automatic Set 'n Forget burner, giant 24" oven, Sizzle 'N Simmer burners, smokeless broiling to name but a few.~ GOlO,W/h7 MODEL L TlilAOI[-IN ALLOWANCE for your old 7nge ,.., ... S30 t -., ~.,-,~, S40 ..~ ~..~ SJS0 114 NORTH CHARLES ST. 226 TOWN W. VA. GAS SERVICE SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON F RMERS 4---B THURSDAY, DECEMBER The clock strikes twelve . . the New Year arrives May all its seconds, min- utes and hours add up to a wonderful year for you. VALLEY HARDWARE COHPANY Charles Town, West Va. As we set sail into charting our course is l easier by the good will of our and patrons. Our hanks and best yOU. B OLD DOMINION APPLIANCE CO. JOSEPH THOMPSON, Prop. Charles Town, West Va. GI TII GS CHARLES TOWN PHOTO & GIFT Charles Town, West ,O ,It # O @ 0 $ " you a grand and glorioUtt ... 365 days full of perity, lasting friendshipS =. * :happiness for you and 41#== ir RANSON REAL ESTATE II RANSON,. WESTVA. our good f, ends.., At the turn of the year, we I two directions.., back at 1959 with deep ation of all the good things it brought us (in , ular, your valued patronage) . . . forward into with keen anticipation of many more to serve yoM Happy New Year, everybodYl 'o WAGNER CHEVROLET, West Va.