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! THE WEATHER AND OTHER About The Weather Weather!! and we have had changeable weat~her the past week. At the closing of the news of last week on Monday morning cold weather for sure 5 below zero and Just about all day a strong west wind late in evening some clouds and appearance of snow. Tuesday morning not so cold, quite a bit of 'fog before and too long rain and turning to sleet In early afternoon air ,becoming warmer and much warmer on Wed nesday morning sleet gone also the remainder of the snow which re- By Mrs. Georgia Pearl mained from t'he snow storm on Friday before and on Wednesday niSht .becoming colder again Thur sday morning strong cold winds from the west some li~le suns'hine peeping 't.hrough the clouds Friday morning we were proud to see sun shine just ,about all day and a very nice day. Saturday morning cold again 10 a cold piercing air all day Sunday morning cloudy and appearance of snow; just a wee bit of sunshine in afternoon. Route 9 quite busy all day long Monday morning snowing. We may have plenty of snow by even- t Intending to Discontinue Farming, we will sell the Follow- hag Personal Property on what is known as the Old Mill Farm, located on Route 7, between Winchester, Va., and Berryviile, Vs., at the Opequon Bridge, Frederick County, on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1959 BEGINNING AT 10:30 O'CLOCK A. M. 14 - HEAD OF CATTLE 14 Seven Head Cows with calves by side; 7 Hereford Cows, close springers, of which 3 are Registered, 2 are horned and 1 polled. All Cows are bred to Registered Polled Bull. These , Cows are all young. FARMING IMPLEMENTS 2 TRACTORS--1954 WD 45 Ailis-Clmlmers, 1951 WD Allis-Chalmers; Allis-Chalmers cultivator, Allis-Chalmers Corn Planter, 3-point hitch, Allis - Chalmers 8-fL lift disc harrow; Ailis Chalmers 8-ft. disc harrow; 2 Allis Chalmers 14-in. bottom plows; 32-ft. Mayrath Conveyor with 1 h. p. electric motor; Black Hawk 13-7 Grail~ Drill, on rubber; rub- ber tired wagon, Allis Chalmers 66 Combine with P. T. O.; New Idea manure spreader, on rubber; New Idea side delivery rake, New Idea tractor mower, New Idea T6 Hay Baler with P. T. O.; International Corn Binder with P. T. O.; Gehl Ham- mer Mill, front end wood saw, David Bradley 18-in. chain saw;, t David Bradley Electric Cream Separator, 40-foot endless belt, 20-foot endless belt, and articles too ntmserous to mention. FEED: 3,000 Bales Clover and Timothy Hay, mixed; 500 Bales Straw. AUCTIONEER'S NOTE:---This is the most outstanding line of machinery that I have ever sold at an auction. If you are in need of Good Machinery, don't miss this sale. TERMS:---CASH. Nothing to be removed until settled for. SEEKFORD BROS. W. D. ORNDORFF, Auctioneer. R. ~. MORELAND, Clerk. Lunch Rights Reserved. January 29-2t. Intending to Discontinue Dairying and Orcharding, I will sell the Following Personal Propel*ty on what is known as the Jackson Farm, located 2 miles West of Summit Point, Jef- ferson County, W. Vs., 7 miles East of Clearbrook, Va., 9 miles Northwest of Berryvllle, Vs. (Follow Signs), on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1959 BEGINNING AT 10:00 O'CLOCK A. M. 53 - HEAD DAIRY CATTLE - 53 TEN HOLSTEIN COWS, full flow of milk; 4 Holstein Cows, will freshen by day of sale or shortly after; 2 Holstein Cows, will freshen in May; Holstein Cow, will freshen in July; Guern- icy Heifer, will freshen by day of sale; 13 Holstein Heifers, will start freshi~g in June; 17 Holstein Heifers (open); 4 Holsteih Heifer Calves; Holstein Bull Calf. AH Cows in full flow of milk. Will freshen ht the summer. All Heifers are Curtis Candy breeding. These Cattle T.B. and Bangs Tested 30 days prior to sale. Health Certificates will be furnished. FARMING IMPLEMENTS 1954 JUBILEE ~ FORD TRACTOR with Ferguson Mower, pulley, plow, side delivery rake; W C Allis Chalmers TRACTOR with Cultivator; Oliver 80 Standard TRACTOR; New Holland 68 Hay Baler, P T O; McCormick 64 COMBINE. with motor and tank; Ontario 13- 7 disc grain drill, Black Hawk corn planter, with fertilizer attachment, 3-point hitch; Brillion Brush Hog 3-point hitch; Sam Mulkey 32-ft. Conveyor; 2 McCormick~DeerlDg disc harrows, 2 side-di~kft discs, Grove dump wagon, Grove wagon, fiat bed; Oliver wagon flat bed; Pulverizer, Ferguson Cut-Off Saw, New Idea Manure Spreader, Alfalfa Harrow, Elevator for McCormick-Peering Coin Binder, 2 water troughs, 12-hole hog feeder, sub-seller, tractor seed sower, drag. ORCHARD EQUIPMENT Hardy Sprayer, 500-gallon Tank, with 60-gallOn pump and Adqua Jet Blower, used one season; 500-gallon Supply Tank, with motor; Neway Power Pruners, Approx 3,000 Field Boxes, Ladders, Picking Sacks, Hand Pruners, Saws, Apple Grader with 8-foot belt sorting table. DAIRY EQUIPMENT G. E. 12-Can Milk Cooler, 30 10-gallon Milk Cans, DeLaval Milker, 4-Unit Pump and ripe Line, Farm Master Water Heater, Wash-Up Tank, Buckets, Strainer, Milk Stool, Cow Clipper. FEED: 40 Tons CLOVER Hay, 200 Bales ALFALFA Hay, 400 Bales LESPEDEZA H~y, 225 Bbls. CORN, 500 Bus. BARLEY, 550 Bus. OATS. 10 Bus. CLOVER SEED. 1956 314 TON INTERNATIONAL Sl10 PICK,UP TRUCK with Ra4~ks; 1950 1 TON G. M. C. 300 TRUCK with bed and Racks; 1947 1~ TON REO TRUCK with Bed and Racks. MISCELLANEOUS :--175-ft. Heavy Drop Corn, Tractor Chains, Truck Chains, Drums, Cables, Bale of Baler Twine, Wheelbarrow, Shovels, Digging Iron. Scoops, ~-h. p. Electric Motor, and Articles too numerous to mention. TERMS:--CASH. Nothing to be removed until settled for. HAROLD CAMPBELL W, D. ORNDORFF, Auctioneer. R. ~., MORELAND, 'Clerk. Lunch Will Be Served by Ladies of Stones Chapel Church. January 20 - 3t. ing. Take best of care of yourself don't get sick. So long hope to report again. Death of Mrs. Sphere Mrs. G. W. Wilt received word Wednesday of Vhe death of her sis ter Mrs. Gertie Sphere of near Berkeley Springs. Mrs. ~phore has been in declining health for quite a long tim~. She leaves a son Char lesa sister Mrs. G. :W. Wilt, two brothers Andy of Berkley Springs and Jerry Mason of California. He *took her in his :home ,and suf feted two strokes and in a wheel chair at this home. Mrs. Spheres husband passed away a number of years ago. Services for Mrs. Sghor~ es was held in ~he Methodist Church at Spheres Cross Roads. Burial in adjoining cemetery. Our deepest sympathy is ex~ended to the entire family. Mr. Charles Talton has return- ed back to Georgetown Hospital again for x-rays and will be 'there several days for treatment. Mr. Eugenb Shreeves of Arling- ton, Vs. motored up to ,the farm Wednesday and was busy until evening doing odd jobs, cutting wood and building some ~ence and most important taking a good look at the wa~er system. He re- ports everything in running order. Letter From Niece Mrs. Georgia Pearl received a very interesting letter from 'her niece who lives in Norfolk, Nebras ka saying her father Mr. Byron Stettler of Richmond, Indiana spent Christmas with her and her husband and ~two daughters Cav- idlce and Camilla and son George and during the holidays they mo- tored ,from Norfolk to Denver, Colorado to visit wY0h some friends and ,while there ~hey experienced very cold weather. The tempera- ture was down to nineteen degrees below zero. The niece Mrs. Charles Warrlck said she thought Nor- folk was cold enough but even though despite ,~he ~below zero weather they all enjoyed a won- derful visit through the holidays and were proud to be home again and Mr. Stetler after another weeks visit wi~bh his daughter and ~famlly returned to 'his ~home in Richmond, Indiana and reported it was cold enough for him in In- diana. Mrs. Betty Ring was a visi~or Wednesday with Mrs. Lavern TaN ,ton and Mrs. Howard Wil~. Mr. C. N. Hawk 'has returned to his home after .two weeks of a wonderful vacation at 'the home of his son and family Mr. and Mrs. Carl H~wk of Rockville, Md. Mr. and Mrs. Humphrey Wilt are a~tending the leadership train ing school in Charles Town at the Methodist Churoh. Little Richard Ring spen't the weekend with his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Ring of Bakevton. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McDoniels were visitors recently with the formers parents Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin McDanlels o,f Arden, W. Va. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Ring were dinner guests Sunday with the for mers parents Mr. and Mrs. Ells- worth Ring of Bakerton. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wilt and dau~h'ter Cindy Lou and son Lee of Murrell Hill were visitors ~at-- urday night with Vhe ~formers par-' "Thus Says The Lord" Sermon For Lutherans For Sunday Morning The following schedule of ser- vices for Sunday, Feb. 1 and sub- sequent meetings during the week ~for St. Thomas Lu,theran Church, h~,~ ~d~ Ranson were announced Monday ~ ~, s~ Lm~ by the Rev. Richard E. Neal, pas- tor. Sunday Church School at 9:45 a. m.; Robert Ross, Superinten- ]ailflle Martial: Luke 20:19-26. dent. The Service at 11:00 a. m. E~vetieaal Re.cling: Romans 13:1-I0.with sermon, "Thus Says the I~ [Lrd''' Nursery held during wr" ship; coffee hour follows the Ser- vice. Junior Luther League meets ----------- at the church at 6:30 p. m.; Senior Luther League meets at the par- isonage ~t 7:00 p. m. Tuesday, L Le~on for February 1, 1959 [ Church Council mee'ts at the par- ONE WAY the enemies of Jesus tried to ruin him without going to the extreme of violence, was to try to make him ridiculous, to show him up as a teacher without answers, a sage without wisdom. So they asked him one day a ques- tion they could not have dared to answer them- selves. Since Pal- estine was an occupied country at the time, it was a very hot question indeed: Is' it right to pay taxes to Rome? "Yes" would mean the man who answered Dr. Foreman sonage at ~8:00 p. m. Evangelism committee, Wednesday at 8:00 .p. m. at the parsonage. Shenandoah Conference Lenten Retreat, Wed- nesday at Front Royal, Va. Senior choir rehearsal, Thursday at 8:00 p. m. Junior choir practice at 4:15 ~p. m., Friday. First year catechism class, Saturday at 10:00 a. m.; Confirmation class at 11:00 a. m. Potomac Pioneers 4-H Club Met at Snyder Home The members of the Potomac Pio- neer 4-H clu,b held their monthly meeting at the home of Mark Sny der on Friday, January 23. The president, Carolyn Osbourn presided over She meeting. The program topic was ."Giving Demon was a traitor to his people; "No" strations". Mary Lee Lemen, Ben- would get a man into JaiL nie Butler, Cora Lou Fraley and Darlene Lemen gave demonstrat- ions. The hoe on the Money ! Committee meetings were held Jesus' answer was not all Yes following the meeting, nor all No. As he had done before, Refreshments were served by he put the question right back to ~be host. the questioners. First he asked to see a denarius. The very name of the coin was Roman; it would be about what a workman in those days would make in a day. Of course the only money the Romans would accept for taxe~ would be Roman money. Like all hard money, this piece had a picture on it, and some words in Latin around the edge of it. JESUS forced the priests' spies to admit that the pic- ture was of His Majesty the Em- peror, then Tiberius Caesar; and the Latin word~ also referred to him. In short, the whole thing was Roman. They would be reminded that the Romans came to Palestine in the first place by the Jews' re- quest; that they had brought peace to the torn land; that the roads and public safety were maintained by the Romans... all with tax money. Some of the tax denarius would stay right in the province. The face on the money spoke for itself. The Imperial Government had a right to lay a tax. "Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar," Jesus said; but added in the same breath---"and to God what belongs to God." Two Wodda Ever since that moment, both followers a~nd critics of Je~tm have had trouble figuring out precisely what Jesus meant. One ~g does en~s Mr .and *Mrs. Humphrey Wilt seem clear enough. For the me- and Miss Antionnette ~nd Arbutus merit, he was shutting the mouths Wilt. Mr. an~l Mrs. William D~nges and family motored ,to Pron,t Roy- al, Va. Saturday evening and were vist,tors with the formers mother Mrs. Dinges and .family. Mrs. B~tty Wilt of Murrell Hill was a visitor Thursday with Mrs. Howard Wil~. Mrs. Ida Hardy who has been spending several days with Mrs. Lizzie Longerbeam and ~amily is now visiting wi,th friends in Mar- tinsburg. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Garrett were supper guests Sunday even- ing with their daughter and fam- ily Mr. and Mrs. Neff Slusher o! Ransom Mr. Roger Jenkins of Murrell Hill spent the weekend wi'th his uncle and family Mr. and Mrs. Mes, rle Wilt and son.David. Mr. Charles Hardy who is a pa- tidnt in Newton D. Baker Hospital Mavtinsburg came home to spend a few days with his family became very ill while there and was taken back ,to the 'hospital. Sorry to report of the critical illness of Mrs. Lizzie Longerbeam She was in Charles Town General Hospltal for several days and has now r~turned to home and the last report she is critically ill. Our dear friend .and neighbor has been in declining health for quite some time. We are sending our very best wishes to her ,for a very speedy recovery. Mrs. Betty Ring and Mrs. La- vern Talton were business visitors in Purcellville, Va. Wednesday mor ning. Due to weather conditions last Monday and Tuesday several of the men folks in our community were absent from work. Mr. and Mrs. William Wilt, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Wil~ and d augl~er Elaine and Mr. and Mrs. Guilford Turner and faratly~ motored ,to Burke, Va. and were 'dinner guests Sunday with 'the iormers daugh- ter and family Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Angelo and 'two sons. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Lancaster and little daughter Diane of Mur- rell Hill spent the weekend with the formers parents Mr .and Mrs. Perry Lancaster. Li'ttle Judy Pi,per spent the week end with her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lancaster. Mrs. Mamle Russell was ~ guest Thursday a ~he home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilt. Mr. and ,Mrs. G. C. Pearl were business visitors in Purcellville, Va. Friday evening. Mrs. Howard Wilt und Mrs. G. C. Pearl are on ~the sick list at time. Mr. and Mrs. Glen O~t and faro Md. were re- with the ~ormers sis- ter and family Mr. and Mrs. Hum phrey Wilt and daughters Antion- nette and Arbutus. I RUMMAGE SALE, JAN. 30 The Senior Parent Booster Club is sponsoring a Rummage Sale, January 30 and 31st in the room on corner of George and Wash- ington S~s..formerly occupied bY Miller's Meat Market from 10 a. m. to 9 p. m. cach day, of those who tried I;o make him look silly. Without saying Yes or No to their tricky yet practical question, he called their attention to the fact that they owed Caesar something, and owed God some- thing; and perhaps hinted that they were behind with their installments on both accounts. However, look- ing beneath the surface of Jesus' brilliantly simple antareS, we can see a truth which is just as good for America d~s it is or was for a province of the Roman Empire cen- turies ago. Every man, whether he realizes it or not, is a citizen of two worlds. One is the human world around him, as in America here. All of us owe America a great deal. We can appreciate our country more ff we stop to think that more people would like to move here, than to any other country on the globe. Our country has a right to our loyal support. The other world is called the Kingdom or Realm of God. It is not visible always ("it cometh not with observation"), but it is far more important, and infinitely more en- during, than any human common- wealth. If we owe our country much, we owe the Kingdom of GOd yet more. Many Problems It is not easy to say, indeed im- possible, just where the kingdoms of this earth end and the Kingdom of Heaven begins. People speak of the two worlds as distinct; other people say they overlap. One thing is sure: if they overlap, they do so in u~ for we are citizens in both worlds. This raises many problems, especially where the two worlds overlap. Suppose the State says a thing is wrong which I knew as GOd ees it, is right ? Suppose the State Commands me to do something I am quite sure God forbids ? I know :~ ~houJd be a good citizen; but c~n I be a good citizen and go against my conscience ? One thing is sure. If I try to be a citizen of man's world only, I shall find myself sometimes fighting against God. But if I take mY citizenship in God's world only, I shall be indlf. ferent to my human brothers ~d sisters. Only by loving both God and man can I be a good ci~Szen of both world& (Based..on outltaes Copyrighted by the Divmton of Chria~iali ~eueation, brational ~eunll of the ChUrehe~ of Christ in the U. S. A. Released by Community Press Service.) NBff Wt: ". ANOTHFR LESOH - UGION FOR THE MODERN WORLD Van Meter Speaker For Annual Banquet Of. Sunrise 4H Club The annual banquet of the Sun rise 4-H Club was ,held January 21 with thirty-five members, par ents and guests present. Richard Browse, club president served as toastmaster and intro- duced members and their parents. He also introduced Mrs. Ralph Re naud assistant~,~ leader, Mrs. Mar- ian Myers 4-H Club Agent, Mrs. Jack Catrow, club leader and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hockensmtth for mer club leader. The toasVmaster also introduced the speaker of the evening Mr. Ernest VanMetre ~or met 4-H Club member and club agent in Berkeley County. Mr. Van Metre told of the corn parison of 4-H clu~b projects when he was a member as to the ,presen~ time. He also compared camp life as to Vhe preesnt. The 4-H mem- ,her a a much gre~ter opportunity to exhibit his or her projects and obtain hlgher honors than twenty ' SMITH STRIDER FUNERAL HOME 304 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. , Day I PHONE :-- 370 Night SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMERS 4--B THURSDAY, JANUARY five years ago Mr. VanMetre said. RUBBER In closing he told the members in Size you desire. first year club work to select a]cient Service. projec~ and stack wi,th it and in [SPIRIT OF JE return they may reach the highest ] VOCATE OFFICE, goal there is :to rea~ in 4-H, a]Street. tri,p to,the National Congress.[ Jan. 30-tf.--nc. For l--All Seasons . . All Good Here's the "right now" service Iookirig for and expect. The MINUTE MANager money ready when need it| Free C0unselin CHARLES TOWN FINANCE CO., Rooms 6 and 7, Mason Building PHONE: CHARLES TOWN 790 !iiiiiiiiiiii THE CHURCH FOR ALL . ALL FOR THE CHURCH The Church is the greatest factor on earth for the building of character and good citizenship. It is a storehouse of spiritual values. Without a strong Church, neitfier democracy nor civilization can survive There are four sound reasons why every person should attend services regularly and support the Church They are: f I) For his own sake. (2) For his children's sake. (3) For the sake of his community and nation (4) For the sake of the Church itself, which needs his moral and material support. Plan to go to chinch regularly and read your Bible daily. Would you like to be a child forever? Would you like to go each time it snowed without a thought of shoveling the front checking the firewood supply? If at first you say yes, think again. Childhood is wonderful, there are few of us who would want to be confined to it forever. Day Book Chapter Verses natural urge toward growth is a strong one. We instinctively Sunday I Corinthians lS 11-1~ progress nentally, physically, and spiritually. Monday II Timothy $ ,2! Tuesday Psalms 1411 Nature will take care of a large part of the mental anal phY Wednesday Psalms 92 part of our growth. But for our spiritual development, we must - ThurSday Ecclesiastes ~ 8 Friday 1 Thessalonia~s 5 14-15 toward the Church. ! Saturday Hebrews 12 1-2 ' It is never too late to start learning---and you will find the Ch the most patient of teachers. Start attending services this ,undaY. 4~el~'eil~ht 195~. geis~or This Advertisement Sponsored By The Business Firms Below In Support Of The Churches Of The Community: SMITH & STRIDER FUNERAL HOME Charles Town, W. Va~ MERCHANT & NOLAND GULF SERVICE 321 west Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va~ Phone 5006 H. W, WAGELEY, INC. SUPERTANE GAS SEI~VICE Phone 241" Charles To~n, W. ,,Va" JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., Inc. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS Phone 45 Charles Town, W. Vs. RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO. R,~NSON, W. VA. PHONE 309 KIRBY CLEANATORIUM "DRY CLEANING AT ITS BEST" East Washington St. Phone 686-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 RODGERS SINCLAIR SINCLAIR & GOODYEAR PRODUCTS West Washington St. Phone 5036 Charles Town, W. Vs. u J. L. CACKLES FUN J. DONALD Harpers Ferry, W. WHITMORE LUMBER BUILDING Phone 650 Charles J. EMERY ESSO Phone 578-W Charles PITTS - JEFFERSON CHARLES TOWN; W "ALWAYS A GOOD J. C. PENNEY CHARLES TOWN, W. POWHATAN & IRON R.4LNSON, WEST