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K. Wallace sold his grocery store in Ke.vsville and ex
pected to raise poinsettias as a hobby now he is retired. Wallace Cash Grocery Sold After Forty Years Service Hv BETTY TIPTON’ KEYSVTLIJL. Jaii. 3 — The store building of Wallace Cash Grocery. approximately 7 males south oi Keysville on High ways No. 360 and |5. was sold at auction to W. \V. Foster, who lives on a faim in Charlotte county, lor $7,000 on Saturday, Dec. 30. Possession will he giv en in 30 days. “Having it knocked out to me was a great surprise." Mr. Fos ter confessed. "And I have no plans about what I shall do with it." However. J. W. Slielton, of the Auction and Realty Company, Halifax, pointed out that the store, which had been run by owner. C. K. Wallace, for 40 years, has a great future with I slate Highway :t60 oon to be ! come a four-lane highway and ; a certain increase in tral'fc is [ expected. With a GOO-foot-frontage on the two. primary highways, this is also an excellent location for the possible building of a mod ern restaurant or oilier prosper ous business enterprises. The five-room, one-story home of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace, which is built on a shady lawn back of the store, and a three-acre parcel of wooded land adjacent to the store were auctioned off separately. However, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace reserved the right to confirm the sale of their prop erty. Only the sale of the store building was confirmed. Mr. Wallace. M, has operated NOW ON EVERYTHING DRASTICALLY REDUCED BRING YOUR NEIGHBOR TO DOROTHY . MAY STORE SALE! toe store since Nov. 8. 1922. He is retiring because of ill health. “I was bom in the central district of Charlotte county." he said. ‘•Mrs. Wallace and I wish to stay in Keysville for the rest of our lives.” Their daughter. Bertha, her husband. Dr. S'. C. Carter, and small son. live at Charlotte Court House, where he runs an arinial hospital. The Wallaces, -on. Clifford, and his family make their home in Baltimore. Mil. Mr. Wallace plans to continue the cultivation of the beautiful, red poinsettias, w h i <• It have bloomed in his front store win dows for years. Selling every thing from new brooms to cand; and cigars, the store is a typical country one a'ai has served as an informal social center for the surrounding community. Mr. Wallace recalled that the original store building was bad ly damaged when a Greyhound bus traveling south along High way 300 crashed into the side of it in 1945. He moved into the present store building in 1950. Of cinder block construction with concrete floor, it has running water. Because of the bitter-cold weather and the sleet-storm, around .'10 people went inside the store for the sale. Ml. Pleasant Jan 3 — Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Quarles are proudly announcin,; the birth of a new grandson. Peter Robert, born to Dr. and Mrs. Joint M. Quarles, of Po quoson. on Dec. 2ti. Miss Nancy Quarles, of York town, is spending the holiday season with her parents. Tht'v spent Christmas Eve and a part of Christmas Day with the Dr. John Quarles family in Poquo son. Miss Quarles returned to Yorktown on Jan. 1. Mrs. A. D. Hobgood and son, Dee. spent the New Year week end with relatives in Kinston, N. C. Lewis W. Morton was a Christmas guest of his brother in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Erie W Rodgers, in Scotland Neck. N. C. Mr. and Mrs. C. Read Morton spent the Christmas holidays in Richmond with their son. C. Read, Jr., and family. Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Vaughan, of Roanoke, spent Sunday with his sister, Mrs. Kathryn Scott. Miss Eleanor Rhea Redd, a student at William and Mary College, who has been spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Bruce Redd, returned to college on Wednes day, ton 1!. Well Water Jan. 3 Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Self and daughter. Margarine. Glenn Blanton, and James Wade visited Miss Inna Winfrey in Richmond on Sunday before Christmas. Joe Sieger and children, Di anne and Tommy, visited the week end before Christniins with Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Tap scott, in Silver Spring, Md. Miss Bernice Agee, of New port News, spent the Christmas holidays with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Tyree Agee. Mrs. Irene Baber, of Charlot tesville, spent the New Year's holiday unth tier parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Farrish (Mss Carrie Sieger left Fri day for Gloucester where she will spend sometime with Mi', and Mrs. J. K. Sinclair. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Maxoy and daughter. Elaine and Mr-. Cura B. Blaylock, of Richmff’d. visit ed Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Davis for the week end. Mrs. Annie E. Winfrey left Sunday for Richmond to spend some time with her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Winfrey. Charles Baber, of Richmond, spent the New Year holiday with his parents, Mr. and Mii-s. Hugh Baber. Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Sinclair and son. Keith, of Gloucester, visited Joe Steger and other rel (living final inspection to (he Martin home in Keysville are. left to right, R. E. Graham of Roanoke, of the Lennox Company. Ben Burnette. II, S. White, contractor, of Keysville and E. O. Jones. Fresh Air Electric Furnace Is First For The Southside District KEYSVILLE. Dec. 27 — The first, fresh air. electric furnace in the Sonthside District of the state was installed last week in a new. brick, cne-story home on Farrar Street. Koysville. It be longs to *Mr. and Mrs. Larry Martin and their two children. This furnace is the firct 'one to combine electricity as a fuel with lb'' principal of condition ing and distributing air for com fort. A compact 17 inches by l1.) inches by 12 inches, the furnace was put into the crawl space beneath the house. No chimney is required by this cen tral. heating unit, but one has been built for the Martin house to serve the living room fire place. atives here during the week end. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Webster were guests of Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Spencer on Friday evening, at Glenmore. Friends here were sorry to hear of the death of Mrs. Willis Adcock and extend sympathy to her family. Heat is conveyed to the six rooms and bath by ducts and one thermostat controls t h e temperature for the whole house. An even, quiet heat is provided. The house was storm window ed all over. The contractor said that fiber glass insulation had been used on all sides. Over head m the ceiling, it. is six inches thick, four inches in the sidewalls, and three inches un der the floors. The house, which contains 1.040 square feet of space has a heat loss ot 3:1,000 BTUH. Its furnace has a capacity up to 39.000 BTUH for U’,000 sauare feet of space. This type of fur nace in a y be installed in schools, churches and places of commerce, as well as homes. As an experiment, Vepco has attached a check meter to the main trunk leading to the fur nace in the utility room. The company plans to leave it here for at least a year to measure the electricity consumed. A quality heat, electricity is known for its cleanliness, com fort, and convenience. from now on Housepower at your finger tips! For a happier New Year with many more to come, make this your first business call of 1963. Find your nearby Authorized Housepower Contractor listed in the Yellow Pages or call VEPCO for the name of one near you. Dial him for a wiring check-up and an estimate on how little it will cost to up date your home wiring to modern Housepower standards. You’ll say goodbye to blinking lights, blown fuses, over heated motors and frequent service bills. You'll have power for all the new electric helpers you've added in recent years ... and power to spare for those you plan to add. So get Housepower now. It’s your power to Live Better Electrically. 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