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S H F N A N DO Au , ......... Dale and Brenda Brookman of By Miss Lillian Myers Mr.and Mrs. Leroy Renalds and family have been visiting his par- ent Mr. and Mrs. R. Robert Ren- alds and his aunt and uncle Mr. and Mrs. Victor M. Osbourn. Le- roy was graduated from ,the Valpo university in electronics last week. After visiting her parents in Char leston, W. Va. they will leave for Orlando, Fla. where they will ,make their home. Mrs. Cabell Twpscott, Mr. and Mrs. J. Clive Myers and children, Mr. and Mrs. Danny Hendricks and family spent Christmas with Mrs. Myers parents Mr. and Mrs. Cll~ton Polhamus near Berryville, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Burwell and ,family of Falls Churc2a, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Roland Andrews and children of Aberdeen, Md. have been visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Seal. The many friends of Mrs. Hen- derson Bailey were deeply grieved o learn of her death on New Years morning in the Winches- ~er Memorial Hospital. He was ,born and raised in the Junotlon, the daughter of Minnie Riley Virts and the late L. J. Virts. Much sym l~t'hy is extended to the bereaved family. Mr. Francis Sloat of Richmond, Va. spent, the holidays with his parents Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sloat. Mrs. Sherman Hopper spent ..the weekend with her daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rice in Hyattsvllle, Md. Mrs. Kenneth Howell of Roa- noke, Va. has been vlsiting her Charles Town spent Christmas with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Cave Brookman. Mr. and Mrs. Hartzell Weller and family and Mrs. Laura Weller visited Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence De Miss in Great Cacapon, W. Va. on Thursday. Airman Chester Graves of Mi~t- ehell Field Air Force Base is vis- iting his parents Mr. and Mrs. Clif ton Graves. His friends are glad ,to know he is improved after hay ing been a patient in ~he hospitali at Mitchell Field. Chief Petty Officer Robert Whit ,tington and children of Norfolk, Va..are visiting~], his mother Mrs. Morris 'Whittington and sister Miss Mary Catherine Whittington. Mr. and Mrs. Les Custer and son of Inwood, Mr. and Mrs. Hol- lis Sloat of Martinsburg, Mr. Fran cis Sloat, Richmond, Mr. and Mrs. Blair Campbell and son Bunny, ,Mr. and Mrs. Herman Grant, Mar tinsburg were guests of their par- en, ts Christmas Day. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fraley of Shenandoa~h, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller of F0rt Eustis, Va. were guests of Mrs. Paul Hender- son Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Anderson spent last week with her sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Wil- liam Grant in Sarver, Pa. Mr. and ,Mrs. Clarence Wright spent the holidays with their son- in-law and daughter Mr. and Mrs. William Grant in Warwick, Va. Mrs. l~loyd Ferrell flew to Seat- tle, Wash. Christmas Eve to spend Christmas with her husband who is stationed there. Christmas carolers distributed fruit to the sick on Christmas Eve. Mr .and Mrs. A. J. Andes of Bel To settle the Estate of the late Mrs. Lucy Y. Robinson, I will sell the Following Personal Property, l~ miles North of Berryvilie, Vs., on Route 340, at Thompson's Grocery, on SATURDAY, JANUARY 10, 1959 BEGINNING AT 10:30 O'CLOCK A. M. If the Weather IS NOT permissable SALE WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, 17th, At 10:30 A. M. HOUSEHOLD ,GOODS Refrigera or, Washing Machine, Love Seat, Several Odd Ch~irs and Tables, Overstuffed Sofa and Chairs. Several Iron Beds, Several Bureaus and Chests, Set of China, Lot of Odd China and Glassware, 2 Clocks, Lot of Linens, and Bed Clothes, Old Roll Top Desk, and Other Articles that are too numerous to mention. TERMS :---CAStL ROBERT L WITHERS, ADMINISTRATOR. At the same time and place I will sell the Eollowipg Personal Property:---G. E. Refrigerator, G. E. Electric Stove, Chrome Dinette Set with 4 Chairs, Porcelian Top Table, %Vhite Sewing Machine, Arm .~}tir~.Flatform Rocker, Two Stands, 4 Split Bottom Chairs, Metal Base Cabinet, 2-Piece Living Room Suite, 2-Piece Bed Room Suite, 4-Piece Bed Room Suite complete; Single Bed, Chest, 3 Metal Lawn Chairs, 2-Piece Living Room Suite, Foam Rubber, good as new. W. D. ORNDORFF, Auctioneer. R. E. MORELAND, Clerk. Luncheon Rights Reserved. January 1 and 8- 2t. MORE CHOICE LAMBS t with t4% Sheep Feed 147o protein.., coarse textured with crimped oats,, pellets . . . Vitamin D helps prevent rickets .... minerals build strong, sturdy bones . . . cobalt aids digestion.., molasses is a laxative. Sweet Stock Feed 11% protein.., over 75% grain. SOUTHERN STATES Charles Town Cooperative PHONE 43 RANSON, W. VA. aeton, Vs. have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hammond and Miss Camilla Wiltshire. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller and son were in an automobile acci- dent on Friday near Warrenton, !Va. while returning ,to their home !at Fort Eustis, Va. Mrs. Millers i teeth were loosened one penetrat- ing her lip. She is now at the home of her sister and brother-in law Mr. and Mrs. Paul Henderson. Little Suzanne Myers is confin- ed ,to her home with mumps. Mr. and Mrs. William Miller and daughter Ru,th spent New Years with Mr. and Mrs. George Weagley and family in Hagers- 'town, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Webb spent the weekend with her sister Mrs William Wisham in Philadelphia, Mr. Junior Wisham who had been spending the holidays with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Gro- ver Lith returned home 'with them Master Sgt. and Mrs. C. E, Hawk of the Air Force are visi.ting her sister and brother-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brady. They are enroute to Germany where he will be stationed. Mrs. Frank Benner had the fol lowing guests for dinner Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sag le and children of near Leetown, Mr..and Mrs. Alfred Benner, Har- pers Ferry Road, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Benner, Miss Lorrm Ben- nor and Stanley Benner, Miss Nan nie Fleming and Mr. Benner. Holiday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Henderson and ~amily were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dailey and sons Tommy and Johnny, Mrs. James Dailey, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Dailey and children Debra and Craig and Mr. Lester Oat and sons Donald and Michael. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sloat spent Friday in Hagerstown with her brother and si$ter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Osbourn Darr. Mary Wilson and Barbara 'Sag- or are con,fined .to their home with mumps. Joy Sager and Janice Far ell were able to return to school after having been housed with mumps. ~ Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Henderson New Years Day were Mr. and Mrs. James Dailey, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Oat and sons Donald and Michael. Mr. and Mrs. George Vickers Jr. and daughters Joyce, Ann and Cindy, Nancy Lee and Billy Henderson. ,Mrs. W. B. Sloat and Mrs. Blair Carr~,pbell attended the Glaize- Johnson wedding in Kabletown Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Virgil Maphis had as din- ner guests Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Benner, Miss Nan nie Fleming, Mr. and Mrs: Rober~ Hockensmith, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hockman, Miss Margaret Ann Hockensmith and Mr. Maphis. Christmas visitors with Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Renalds at "Cherry Craig Farm" were Mrs. Roberta Howell and Miss Barbara Howell of Roanoke, Va., Mr. Richard Hen son, Front Royal, Vs., Mr. and Mrs. 'Medford Slaughter and dau ghter Rheba and Mrs. Gilbert Barrett of Martinsburg. Meeting Dates, Places For Presbyter!an Circles The Circles of the Charles Town Presbyteri,an Church will mee Monday, January 12. No. 1, Mrs. William Stuck, chair. man at 3:00 p. m..at 'the home of" the chairman. No. 2, Mrs. Francis Whi.t'ting- ton, chairman at 2:00 p. m. at the chapel. No. 3, Mrs. Frank Bane, chair man at 10:30 a. m. at the home of ~he chairman. No. 4, Mrs. Ralph Sager, chair- man ~t 8:00 p. m. at the hmne of the chairman. No. 5, Mrs. Charles Strider, Jr., chairman at 8 p. m. at che chapel No. 6, Mrs. Abner Hockensmlth, chairman ~t 8 p. m. ~t the chapel. No. 7, Mrs. :~mory Kable, chair- man at 8:00 p. m. at the home of the chairman. No. 8, Mrs. Robert K. V~all, Jr., chairman at 8:00 p. m. at the home of Mrs. Glen Blrkltt. RUBBER STAMPS:--Made any Size you desire. Quick and Effi- cient Service. Telephone 222, SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - AD- VOCATE OFFICE, North George Street. Jan. 30-tf.- nc. a A LASTING TESTAMENT TO YOUR DEVOTION- ^ Rock of Age. Memorial! The whole purpose of memo rial art is to commemorat the personality and accom- plishments of an individual or family. Rock of Ages' skilled design staff translatel these accomplishments into beautiful memorial designs. /J'dPO, There is no finer f way to show your devotioa lover e~p~/ one. Your Rock of Alles Authedaed Dealer MARTINsBURG GRANITE WORKS FLOYD C. ODOM, Mgr. 109 West John Street Martinsburg, W. Va. Look for this mini on lm~ Rock of ABe. monumRm n~rker. It idesdfum Ill lock of Ale~ mon~enUl~ Bible Mater~l: Mark 10:lff-3L Devotional Reading: Matthew S:L9-23. All the Way Lemon for January 11, 1959 Christians in Argentina Will Be Sunday Sermon St. Thomas Lutheran Church The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pas- tor announced Tuesday the fol- lowing schedule of services at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Ranson ,for Sunday, January ll-Sunday Church School at 9:45 a. m.; Rob err Ross, Superintendent. The Ser vice at 11:00 a. m. with sermon, "Ohristians in Argentina". Nur- sery held during worship; coffee hour follows the Service..Lay Ev- angelism school at Grace Luther an Church, Winchester, Va., ~vt 3:30 p. m. Junior Luther League meets at the church at 6:30 p. m.. for a fllmstrip-"The Bible". Sen- be fed according to their milk ,pro duction-not according to ~heir ~p- ior Luther League meets at the parsonage at 7:00 p. m.; topic- "Pacifism" by Gall Fl,tzpa~trick, Monday. Church Workers' CenTer-! ence meets at che church at 8:00 LAST WEEK'S study was about p. m. Circle III (Mrs. Martin) a miracle that happened; this meets Wednesday, 8:00 p. m. at: week the story is about a miracle the home of Mrs. William Neal. that didn't happen. This miracle-- Senior Choir rehearsal, Thursday if it had happened--would have at 8:00 p. m. Junior Choir prac- been more astonishing than the rice, Friday at 4:15 p. m. First successful one. It would have been year catechism ,class meets Sat- spectacular, the whole country urday at 10:00 a. m.; Confirma~- would have been ~ ion class meets at 11:00 a. m. talking about it. ~~ Y The big news iDair ng would have been that a rich man ~~ Is Just Good Busmess had become a poor man, not by losing his money ~~U Maybe you did'n% know it-but or getting it ~?~ your cow can make a "pig" of her self at the dinner table. Almost stolen, but just ~~:i~ everyone deplores the sight of a b y g i v i n g i t l::~,~ Poor, underfed cow width ri,bs stick away, everything Dr. Foreman ing out like a coat rack. But the he had. But the news-behind-the overfed cow may be jUSt as hard news would have been the real on the owner's pocketbook. miracle. It would have meant the absolute changing of a man's mind. What would have to happen to the rich man's mind would be far more of a wonder than what happened to his propexty--mad more impor- tant too. Leave All But those are all only if's, Might- have-been's or Would-have-beens. The fact is, the rich man did not change his mind, he held on to what he had. He wasn't happy about it at all; "he went away in great distress" as one modern translation puts iL And Jesus, who watched him go, must have felt an even deeper regret, for Jesus loved the man. It is not easy to see some one you love choose the road to darkness rather than light. The young man--for he was young and influentiai as well as rich--had asked Jesus what he ought to do to "inherit eternal life." That was his way of asking the question that comes in many forms: How shall I get right with God? How shall I~be saved? How can I find life's meaning and live by it ? Where is the road to Light ? How call I fulfill my highest des. tmy The young man's friends might have thought that question need- less; for he was an extraordinarily good young man. He told Jesus, and Jesus did not doubt him, that he had been keeping the Ten Com- mandments ever since he could re- member. But Jesus said, "You lack one thing." Only one--but what a terrific one thing! Get rid of all you own, Jesus said, give it to the poor; then come follow me. W. L. (Bill) Northern, E~ten- siGn dairyman at West Virginia universi,ty, said that cows should am 6read s all never petites. He stressed tha this is the first step in any profitable dairy program. As the Extension specialist ex- plained i~t, one cow's feeding needs may vary considerabley from an- other's. If 0he dairyman feeds all his cows alike, he's apt to either overfeed or underfeed some of them. How can you determine the cor root amount of feed for dairy cows The only really accurate way is to consult dairy records-information ~bot~t the three record-keeping sy. stems-Standard DHIA, Owner- Sampler, and Weigh-a:Day-a- Mon,th-is available to farmers through their county agricultural agents. An Alabama county offers con- vincing evidence of ,the value of record keeping, Northern cited. Weigh-a-Day-a-Month records on Grade A and ,manufacturing milk herds ~howed that practically ev- ery dairyman in Limes~ne county was given his cows too much feed for the amount of milk he was get Sing in return. In fact, ,the records showed that some dairymen were THE CHURCH FOR ALL .. ALL FOR THE CHURCH The Church is the greatest factor on earth for the building of character and good citizenship. h is a storehouse of spiritual values. Without a strong Church. neither democracy nor civilization can survive. There are four sound reasons why every person should attend services regularly and support the Church. They are: fl) For his own sake. (2) For his children's sake. (3) For the sake of his community and nation. (4) For the sake of lhe Church itself, which needs his moral and material support. Plan to go to church regularly and read your Bible daily. Day Book Chapter Verses Sunday John 6 1-14 Monday John 6 22-35 Tuesday 1 Corinthians 10 16-17 Wednesday I Corinthians 11 23-28 Thursday II Corinthians 9 10-15 Friday Matthew 26 26 Saturday Acts g 4147 This Advertisement Sponsored By The Churches SMITH & STRIDER ' FUNERAL HOME Charles Town, - W. Vs. MERCHANT & NOLAND GULF SERVICE 321 West Washington Street Charles Town, W. Vs. Phone 5006 Follow Me Perhaps the young man did not hear that last sentence. All he could hear was "leave all." He made a mistake that is made to this very day by people who shy away from being Christians. There is a Christian now an old man, who for more than the firSt sixty years of his life refused to be a Chris- tian. He resisted all that members of his family could say to him. His reason was at least an honest one. He knew that the way he made his money--or to be more precise, he knew that the way he tried to make money--namely by gambling, was not a Christian way of living. He was not going to pretend to be a Christian and a gambler too. His trouble Was that in his mind being a Christian was chiefly not doing something he very much enjoyed doing, at the racetrack or over the green tables in a club room. As long as you think of the Christian life as a giving-up, a cutting-out of some habit or possession that you cherish, you never do get .the right slant. The heart of the Chris- ttan life, what makes it worth whge, is in that "Follow meJ' Major Operation Would Jesus say to every one, "Sell all you have and give to the poor" ? Is it out of the question for a man or woman with money to "haherit eternal life"? Is money something evil in itself ? This could hardly be true, otherwise Jesus would not have said to give it to the poor, but to throw it in the lake. Jesus counted among his friends many persons with prop- erty, and this was the only man he ever advised to get rid of every bit of it. It is very likely that money was a kind of baby tiger for this young man---harmless enough at first but destined to turn into a roaring killer. Two men may have the ~ame disease; a major operation may be the only eure for one of them. The main point is: Get rid of whatever keeps you from going all the way with Christ. H. W. WAGELEY, INC. SUPERTANE GAS SERVICE Phone 241 Charles Town, W. Vs. JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., Inc. S HERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS Phone 45 Charles Town, W. V~ RANSON REAL ESTATE f]Sssed on outliue~ eopyrlghted by the Division of Christian Education, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U. S. A. ]l~le~sed by Community Press Servia.) NEXT WEEK. ANOTHER LESSON-RELIGION FOR THE MODERN WORLD & INSURANCE CO. RANSON. W. VA. PHONE 309 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS 4--B THURSDAY, reinvesting as much as 96 per cent of their total milk checks in feed. Feed costs should run only about half the cost of producing milk. By feeding according ~o product- ion, as shown by the records, these d~irymen were able to cu~t their feed costs and increase their milk profits. "In ,addition ~o offering an ac- curate means of amount of feed your dairy records point table cows that and give valuable coting high-producing bred for herd them concluded. ATTEND CHURCH FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W, Millville Plant No. 899 Charles T0WS Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 ~lusl~ Easy Terms. Low Down Trade-lm Come in Toda~i : CHARLES TOWN GAS PHONE 226 CHARLES Have you tried to satisfy your appetite with a bit of candy or $ hurried snack? The keen edge of hunger may leave--but only tempO" rarily. There is another hunger innate in each of us. It is a ger, our desire to have protection and help from God. do not really recognize this need. We feel only a restlessness, a lv $ ing for something better, an unexplained loneliness. We often try to satisfy this mysterious hunger with the sweets of:, pleasure, to cover it up with the hurry of many activities. But.it never be really satisfied until we God as our Heavenly Fat e5 His Son as our Savi6ur. Jesus Christ said, "I am the bread of life; he that c0meth to i; shall never hunger." In the Church we find this Christ who offers us the true bread fr heaven, the bread which alone satisfies our spiritual hunger. ~Opyriaht 1959. Ktiitle Adv. Servive. Stfalbu~, Via The Business Firms Below In Of The Community: Support Of KIRBY CLEANATORIUM "DRY CLEANING AT ITS BEST" East Washingto~ St. Phone 656-W L. W. JAMES, Owner CHARLES TOWN ESSO SERVICE STATION Phone 5007 Charles Town, W. Vs. COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITIES SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va. Martinsburg, W. Vs. -- Leesburg, Vs. VALLEY BOARD CORP. HALLTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA RODGE RS SINCLAIR SINCLAIR & GOODYEAR PRODUCTS West Washington St. Phone 5036 Charles Town, W. Va. J. L. EACKLES J. DONALD EACKLES Harpers Ferry, W, V"~. WHITMORE LUMBER CO.; BUILDING SUPPLIES f~ Phone 650 Ch~trles Town, W~ ]. EMORY KABLE . ESSO DISTRIBUTOR CHARLES TOWN, W. "ALWAYS A GOOD J. C. PENNEY CHARLES TOWN, W, VA> POWHATAN BRASS & IRON WORKS RANSON, WEST