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S RIT OF riage of Mrs. Thomson's daughter Mrs. Irma Clarke Cook to Mr. Ad- rian Garrett Wynkoop. 1939 --From The Files of The--- JEFFFERSON-FARMERS ADVOCATE By:--Mrs. June (Slusher) Bohrer 10 YF.ARs AGO 1949 Winner in the Spirit of Jeffer- son and Fa~zners Advocate sub- scription contest were Mrs. Mil- dred Walsh, $600; Mrs. Lewis D. Nichols, $400; Tommy Ennis $150 ,Carrie Lee Strider $100; Mrs. Mark 'Horn $75. M. M. Jenkins, Charles Town farmer, purchased the Dave,nport Organ, recently r~ the Charles Town :Me will be given Sun 1, 1950. rst time in t~hehistory ence of the 105 eary. of Jefferson or the 65 ~e of the Farmers Ad- issue of the Spirit Gf ~vcate is printed in le lav .st ,size contained 16 p g xa Hunter daughter Mrs. H, H. Hunter, escaped injury in broke ou:t in the of Garfield Has- for November and resPectively. These boys by the .faculty of High School for g 'habits and c~ha:r J. Day of Moorefield, residing in Charles one of the in ,Shepherd Col- in the publicat leges", home on 4th Ave. service for the DIED:-Lester Lee Edwards, died DIED: At his 'home in Bruns- suddenly at his home near Charles wick, Md. Conrad Van Blucher, na Town. He was born at Leetown, a Live of Harpers Ferry, a retired son of the late Edgar Lee and Flor telegraph o~perator; in Page ence Busey Edwards; l=bgbert Jack County, John G. Bradley, who had son ,Boyd blacksmith for a hum- an extensive family connection in ~be,r of years in Kabletown and Jefferson County; at her home in who also farmed in Jefferson and Summit Poia~t, Miss Edith Biller, Clarke County, Va..died at his daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob home, Clarem~ut Farm, Berryville, Billet. Va.; Walter Lee Costello at the A local chapter of the National home of his son, George William Foundation of Infantile Paralysis Costello near Berryville; Miss Pi- was organized in Jefferson Court- delia Mae LaRue o,f ,Summit ,Point ~Y with Mrs. Kenna Alger as Coun at Kline nursing home, Middle- ty chairman. town; Edwin A. Fitzpatrick, St. Announcemen~ was made of the lifelong resident of Baltimore, Md. marriage of Merwy,u C. Bly, son at his home there; MLs Alice Caldof Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Bly of D.C. well died in Wheeling; George Charles Town to Miss Vivian Car and Jimmy Spinks Walters ~for ,many eyars a black'ley of Tenn. to take place at the as "Kiwanis t~oy smith died at ,his home on Math- bride's home town in Tiptonville. ena's Hill; William Jacob Smith 'Philip P. Steptoe of near S hep- at the :home of his sister Mrs. herdstown closed negot,iation for Jane Cassell in Harpers Ferry; the purchase of the Lucian Rein- Clintc~u Kyle Foley at his home hart farm of 128 acres, th,ree miles in Berryville, Va. so,~theast o.f Shepherdstown. MARRIED:-At Silver Spring, Md~ Mary Christie daughter of 30 YEARS AGO -- 1929 Mr. and Mrs. James Forrest Mann DIED:At his home 3 miles west of Greenbrier County to Mr. Ray of Kearneysvllle, Thomas Jeffer- mond ~Drummond Zinn of RitChie son Creamer; in Atlanta, Ga. County. Mr. and Mrs. James Tho Charles V. Tutwiler who was born Among Students mson of Lochst Valley, I~ong Is- i,n ,Charles Town, son of Mr. and Universities and Col land have armounced the mar- Mrs. N. P. Tubwiler. F.r~ncis K,rai:ch and Miss Vir- ginia A. Callan, both former rest- dents of ,Charles Town, were mar- ried in WaShington, D. C. Just hatched . . . a brand Arthur L. Glover of Mm ins- . Tj, burg was chosea as manager of A1 New Year. We greet you M ri Lime 'Co. succeeding H. with the hope that as it ' A DistinguiShed Service Cross was awarded by President Hoover grows, 1960 will bring you to Lt. John Gregory Walraven, of the Marine Corps, the citation more and more of the being earned during the recent ,war in Nicaragua. Lt. Walraven good things of life. is son of Mrs. Helen Walrav- en ,a,ud the late Dr. Wm. L. Wat- MOORE I'iURANCE & raven of Charles Town. 40 YEARS--'- O -- 1919 REALTY 'CO. DIED:At t~he Charles Town Inn ,Lemuel P. Dandridge; in Martins- Charles Town, West Va. burg, Thomas Walford Kearns, a native of Middleway; at his home in ,Charles Tow~n, Robert L. Con- ~-~-~ rad; at her home on the Ridge Road, Mrs. Elizabeth N. ,Snyder; a~ her home ,near Bakerton, Mrs. Bettie Moler; at his home in Ran son, Jacob S. Feeser; near the Mountain Mission, Thomas W. Dil low; near Bakerton, Mrs. Alice Hopper. Mrs. Geo. S. Eyster sold her 'home in Charles Town to Lyma,n ~Linson of Allbin, N. Y. and bought the home of Julius C. Holmes, S. Mildred St. for $6500. Wintry weat~her had delayed the. corn ham~est,, the result that mist of 1919 crop was still in the field. ----___ 50 YEARS AGO -- 1909 MARRIED:,In Charles Town by ................. ":': the Rev. J. H. Wolff, David E. Smith to Lizzie I~ongerb'eum; Mor ,ris Grove to Miss Annie Lancas- .~ ter, both couples being cou,nty p~o , ",:. The Charles Town Council vo- PITTS CHARLES WASHINGTON THEATRE RANSON, W, VA. Matinee Saturday & Sunday 3:00 P. M. Night 7:00 & 9:00 P. M. Children 25c - Adults 50c Wednesday and Thursday December 30 and 31 | Kind Of | I g Womb" il |SOPltlA LOREN'TAB HUNff, R| Friday and Saturday January 1 and 2 the bells! ,Sound the-horns! The Year 1960 arrives, and with it Starring Mamie Van Doren Sunday , Monday - Tuesday January 3, 4 and 5 .... of the .... u,,-....-|iT ME Sunday Show :--3 & 8 P. M. " - - - . West Va. FDIc---Federal Reserve System Wednesday and Thursday January 6 and 7 ,ted a permit to Miss Zan Gibson" .for a b,~ilding at the northeast coraer of George & Li,berCy St. Marriage licenees were issued ,by "the County Clerk to the fol- lowing couples; Marshall Taylor and Antelica Dixon; Robert H. Hill and Lula D. Clipp; Robert Fadeley and Mary Agnes Walters. Thos. C. ,Bowling sold a building lot on S. George St. adjoining the Thomas Jefferson I-Iotel stable to W. W. SLough of Shippensburg, Pa. for $2309.00. 60 YEARS AGO -- 1899 Cards were issued to the mar- riage of Miss ~Sara Davenport Truss'ell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Trussell, near Leetown to Mr. Jacnes Edward Wilt. Mr. Robert J. Weirick and Miss Coral YuLes, bot,h of tbAs county, were married in Charles Town by Rev. L. R. Mil~bourne. J. Baker Kearfott, a well known citizen of Berkeley County died. ~0 YEARS~ -- 1889 A memorial meeting in honor o.f Jefferson Davis who had just died was held i~ the Charles Town Court House, Eulogies were ,pro- nounced by Judge D. B. Lucas Col. R. P. ,Chew, Rev. Dallas Tuck er, Rev. Dr. A. C. Hopkins and Rev. Dr. James S. Gardner. Thomas Willis was appointed to a clerical position in the Bank of Charles Town to succeed James C. Sheerer. MARRIED:-In Charles Town, 'William H. Moler to Miss Nellie Clipp, bo~h of the county; in Char les Town by the Rev. J. S. Gard- ner, Al~uza M. Ring and Miss Alice V. Higgs both of Middleway; near Summit Point :by the Rev. J. S. Gardner, Charles W. Conrad to Miss Mary E. Woodward, both of the county; by ~he Rev. J. W. Tongue, Harvey Hendricks to Miss Minnie Brantner, both of the court ty. i DIED:In Charles Town, Mrs. i Mary Brown, widow of the latei Joseph Brow,u; near Keyes Ferry] Stephen Marlow. By Mrs. Pauline Ott Mrs. Pauline Ott, Mrs.. Nellie aden and Mr,& Ruby Ott were shoppers at Maztinsburg on Sat- urday, he Our sympathy goes out to t Viands farrfily for the death of Mrs. Annie Viands. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore art were shoppers a~t IMavtinsburg on Wed- nesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Cotton Barr a,nd sons JLmmy 'and, Timmy of the Bloomery were recent visitors of the loiters m~ther Mrs. Lettie art ~nd family. Seaman Donald T. aden, sta- ioned on ~he U. S. S. Northham- plan in port at Norfolk, Va. spent Xmas Day had weekend with his wife Mrs. Est,her aden and so,us Guy and F~ankie and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kidwiler and f~mily at ~Bakerton. Mr. ~and Mrs. Mack Chaney and daughter Mary Ellis, and son Ran hie of the Bloomery were Xmas ~Day visitors of ~he latters mother tMrs. Lettie Ott ~nd family. Mrs. T. D. Ott spent Xmas night with her daughter Mrs. Ev- erett E. Wilt and Mr. and Mrs. Bob ~Nicewarner a~t Charles: Town. Mr. and Mrs. RObert O. art ,and :sons Van, Neil and Oral ~f Char- lottesville, Va. and Mrs. T. D. art were Saturday visitors of Mrs. Nel lie aden and ~amAly. Mr. ,and Mrs. Kenneth Turner and daughters Davy,u, Barbara and son Kenneth Jr. o,f :Charles Town and IMr. and Mrs. Donald aden and sons Guy and Prankie of Hall town and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore art and daughters IAnda ssnd Dia nne and sons Teddy, Randy, Joey and REeky were Sunday visitors of Mrs. i~ellie aden and family. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cooper and sorts Pvankie ,and Tommy of Lou doun Cou,nty, Va. were Sunday ev cuing visl~tors of Mr. and Mrs. Mil 1,~rd at and daughters Janie and Cathy. Mr. and Mrs. George Costello and son Kenneth of near Charles Town were Xmas Day visitors of iMr. and Mrs. Carl Wiley and dau- ghter Nancy and s~n Woody. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Turner of Baltimore, ,Md. wece Xmas Day guests of the formers paren,ts Mr. and Mrs. :Robert Turner :Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert art and sons Donnie, Van, Nell and Oral of Charlottesville, Va. Were Sat- urday visitors of Mrs. Everette E. Wilt ~nd 'family and Mr. and [Mrs. Bob Nicewaxner :at Charles Town. Mr. and "Mrs. Fred Beahm and son David of Takoma Park, Md. were Xmas Day visitors of the for mers paren%s Rev. ,and Mrs. Ar- thur Beahm and sons. Mr. ,and Mrs. Roy Pulse and daughters Linda and Cathy and son Martin of Mlddleway were Sunday visitors of the loiters rao- ther Mrs. Mary Cline. ~x. and Mrs. Robert Turner ~r. a~d f,amAly of Charles Town were X mas Day visitors of the ,for mers parents Mr. and Mrs. Rob- e~ Turner $I~ Mr. and rs. Roy l~alse and family of Middleway ~vere Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Oden and sons. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Engle of near Charles qMwn and ~VIrs. Jos ephine Hardy,,, and family of Char les Tow,n were recent visitors of Mrs. IAzzie Engle and family. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Aleshire of Front Royal, Va. ~nd Mrs. Sally Wiley of near Millville, Mrs. Jos- ephine Jenkins and Mrs. JoAnn Viands were visitors~tof Mr. and Mrs. Charles ~Wiley and 1amily on Xm,as Day. IMrs. Lettie Ott a,nd grandson ~oger Tarman and Mr. Harve La Rue were Xmas Day dinner guests oI Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ott. Mr. ,and Mrs. Kenneth Turner and daughters Dawn, BarbaraI Ann and son Kennech Jr. of Char les Town were visitors of the for- mers 'pare~nts Mr. a.nd Mrs. Robert Turner Sr. Teller. Martin has recently won ~ ! SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMES$ ADVOCATE promotion. I THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1959 5--- Mr. and Mrs. Haxry Henderson] B and family Joined a family reun-[ ion ,Christmas Day at the home of i ~,.,~74~.,~-~,~:~-~.~-~,~.~,~.~-~-~~-~ -..~ -.~-~,~.~.-Y/~ her mother Mrs. James Dalley with thirty six present. All of Mrs. Daileys children were preesnt ex- cept Mr. Nelson Dailey and fam- ily. Mr. Francis Sloat of Baltimore, Md. spent the weekend with his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sloat. Mr. and Mrs. William Grant and family of Sarver, Pa. have been visiting her brother-in-law and 'sister Mr. and Mrs. Leo An- derson. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Harries of Hagerstown, Md. spent Sunday with her aunts Mr. and lVl~rs, l~b err Darr and Miss Mae Morris. Mrs. Walter Ro~uemous is spend ing some time with her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Ver non Cross. State ~Aide [Bup 166-Acre Farm For Use As Hunting Lodge Wiley 'Buchanan, chief of ,proti- col for the U. S. State Department has purchased the 166-acre farm owned by Miss Elizabeth Cochran and located on the Harpers Ferry ,Road north of Hillsboro, Va. Mr. ~Buchanan said he plans to con- vert .the property lr~to a hunting ledge. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY ,~alls Church, Va. Mr. Mack Chaney of the Bloom ery was a caller of Mr. and Mrs. Lester art on Xmas evening. Xmas Day visitors of Mrs. Nel- lie aden and family were Seaman and Mrs. Donald aden and sons Guy and Fra,nkie of Bakerton, Mr. Donald Turner of near Charles Town, Mrs. Pauline art, Mr. and Mrs. Merle aden ,and sons Gerry art, l%alph Painter and Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Ot,t and daugh~ters Linda and Dianne mud sons Teddy ,Randy, Joey and Ri~cky. By Miss Lillian Myers Major and M~-s. James Prewitt of Montgomery, Ala. have been visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Seal. Johnny Brookman of Fort Hood Texas is viMting his parents Mr. and Mrs. Cave Brookman. He is a member of the Engineering Batal lion. Miss Mary Catherine Whitting- ton of Washington, D. C. has been visiting her mothe Mrs. Morris Whittington. Mr. ,and Mrs. Sidney Burwell a.nd family of Falls Church, V'a. spent FYiday with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seal. Capt. and Mrs. Charles Ham- mond and children of Fort Nixon, N. J. are visiting her bro,the~'-in- law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Paul I-Ie nd erson. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hill of Luray, Va. recently visited his mo ther Mrs. Carrie Hill and brother Mr. Jasper .Hill. Mrs. Cabell Tapscobt, Mr. a,nd CLASSIFIED BEST RESULTS Byman Niener & ~ou~ Mrs. Byarly Link and children and Mrs. Clive Myers and child- ren spent Christmas with the lat ters 'parents Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Polhamus near Berryville, Va. Sgt. and Mi-s. Floyd Faro'ell and baby of Tacoma, Wash..are visit- ing his parents Mr. and Mrs. Ham ' er Farrell. Mr..and Mrs. Edgar Webb spe,nt ~. # . the weekend with her sister Mrs. *..~ ~ ~A~~~W yEA~ Willia,m Wis,ham in Philadelphia. Miss Shirley Wisham returned ~t'~ te~ a,.,-,~v home with them and will spend JgV~K| ra~l~l the week with her grandparents N,.Er e AN , Mr. and Mrs. Graver Leith. 0 Mr. and Mrs. Danny Miller and m~.~ ~m~ .... children of Hyattsville, Md. spent ~=L~..,~., ~,~.1~."" -"~'~ r~;~ ~::~J~'~ Christmas with her mot~her Mrs. AND SOME EVeN CII:II !~ ~ii~;~~%~.~. ^" Leola Teller., " Martin ,H. Teller,,~AM'S3 USN MO~E O iIS! .... Noos Ream, Imperial Beach, Calif. is visiting his mother Mrs. Leola POTOMAC LIGHT & POWER CO. "\ " : i: :':":" !t .... glri_ k -.' , .i ringer $or you.., lull o/ * Terms. Low Down Pa me L Tra~e-In. Come in To~y! CHARLES TOWN GAS CO., Inc. SILER'S SHOE CENTER PHONE 228 CHARLES TOWN, W. VA Charles Town, West Va. FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA. Millville Plant No. 899 Charles Town Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 CALL GENERAL CONTRACTOR FOR A FREE ESTIMATE ON ANY RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL NEW CONSTRUCTION OR REMODELING Call Martinsburg Collect AM 3-9411 Sounding cymbals and beating drums . . . for an exciting, hopeful New Year! May yours be richly fruitful . . . with abundant happi- ness good h e a I t h, friendship and pros- perity ! Mr. ,~nd Mrs. Mer'le aden andSOUTHERN STATES ons st ve, ,Keit,h, Terry and Glen and Mrs. IMary Cline were dinner guests 'of Mr..and Mrs. Roy Pulse CHARLES TOWN COOPERATIVE :and ~f~amily at Middleway on X~~. ?~'Mrs. J. Her~ry PenweH RANSON, - ~ WEST VA. were Sa%urday visitors of Mr. and " " " * Mrs George I~t~ a~nd daugh:ters Joyed: Ann ~Jd S~eli~ O~rle::.:: ,,~%a:~'.~.~'~.~.~:~_.~.~:%a~'.~@~%~.~~js~~O~f~-~.~ e're hoping that the New Year ahead holds nothing but good things for all our cherished friends and'valued patrons. GOODE BROTHERS, INC. Charles Town, West-Va. ' ~.ii!::~ We greet you, we thank you, we wish you good cheer, today, tomorrow and throughout tM New Year! Good health and good luck to all JffFERSON ENGINEERING CO. 4 Charles Town, West Va.