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March 20, 1958


Posted 2019-03-07

March 20, 1958

    At an impressive ceremony at the Masonic Lodge in Mt. Jackson, March 18, Mrs. Beatrice Z. Frye was installed as worthy matron of Mt. Jackson Chapter, No. 162, Order of the Eastern Star. Other officers installed were Mr. Clyde Heishman, worthy patron; Mrs. Marie Waggy, associate matron; Forrest Waggy, associate patron; Mrs. Ethel Garber, secretary; Mrs. Willie Rinker, treasurer; Mrs. Lila Turley, conductress Mrs. Pauline Click, chaplain; Mrs. Lina Funkhouser, marshal; Mrs. Marie Funk, organist; Mrs. Fannie Rea, Ada; Mrs. Elsie Sauer, Ruth; Mrs. Milder Fansler, Esther; Mrs. Ruth Myers, Martha; Mrs. Goldyenne Ross, Electa; Mrs. Patricia Myers, warden, and Mr. Oscar Sauer, sentinel.

    The Shenandoah Valley will award a 1958 Ford Tudor custom sedan and $1,000 in cash prizes during the next few weeks in a big subscription campaign designed to make this newspaper the most widely read weekly in Northern Virginia.  This automobile and cash offer campaign is expected to draw contestants in southern Shenandoah and western Rockingham counties.

    The Madison College Glee Club will present a Palm Sunday concert this Sunday evening at Reformation Lutheran Church at 7:30. This will be presented under the auspices of the Lutheran and Methodist churches here as part of the regular fifth-Sunday union services.

    Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lineweaver of Rockingham, VA visited last Thursday in the home of their relatives Mrs. J. Frank Zirkle and daughters Misses Nellie and Mattie Zirkle.

    Sponsored by Mrs. Frances Baker, New Market’s oldest baseball fan who in other years most successfully conducted a food sale for benefit of the New Market Baseball Team, another such sale will be held before Easter on Saturday, April 5th at the Colonial Hotel dining room beginning at 9:30 a.m. Delicious food for Easter will be sold, colored eggs (orders may be placed early before sale day by calling 251), homemade pies, cakes and rolls, salads, dressed chickens, etc. Support your Rebels!

    M/Sgt. Linden B. Zirkle left by plane Sunday evening from the Washington airport for California and in a few days would go on an Army mission to the Orient. He was accompanied to Washington on Sunday by Messrs. “Buddy” Hubbard and Sammy Zirkle. Sgt. Zirkle is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Zirkle of Depot Road, New Market, and was home on a 30-day furlough prior to leaving on this military mission of a year to the Orient.