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i; I ml/l/lm RRR|| R | RRB||RI mmmmm| |mmmmmm |m NO MORE SCRAP PAPER f --- cr,,o, nv N FARMERS tDVOCkTE [COLLECTIONS IN DEC. c,a~. ..........v,,.m,~u~ " ~ [ ' Because f the Christmas shp- h I ~ 6--C THURSDAY, I)ECEMBER 17, 19591ping season the Charles Town "" " ----- .............." ~ [Lions Club will not have their reg ........... ..... l ular scrap paper collections dur- II i I I ing the l'es~ of the month of Dec. For Ouick Re,Hits Use Our C[~mfied C0[Hen. lit, was announced Monday. The quotations of The Blue Rid . ........ ge Livestock Sales at Charles ~ ........... ~-~ ....................................... L~.~_, ~_~. --. ~_~. - Town Monday, Dec. 14 1959. Receipts of hogs and calves hea b } 000 MAK ARIPTIO N # FOR TO THE [ ... AND WE WRAP AND MAIL We will send a gift card to the recipient announcing the gift, and we will start the subscription whenever you wish. A Gift Subscription means that any friend or relative you may, name will receive news from home every week, and you won't even have io pay the postage. Can you think of a better present? mmmmmmmmmm SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - ADVOCATE Charles Town, W. Vs. Enclosed please find check or money order for $ ............ for one year's suks~riptton to the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate to be sent as a Christmas Pift to Name Address .......................................................... City ............................ State ........................ ;.. You may start the subscription .................................. My Name is .................. . .................................. City ............................ State. mmm:mmmmmmmmm THE SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON- ADVOCATE is $3.50 a Year Plus 7 cents tax in West Virginia. vy with a good demand 'for all veal, cows and hogs. Feature of sale was prime veal 38.00; cows and hogs active. Choice butcher steers none; good butcher steers 20.00 to 23.50; plai,n to medium steers 16.00 to 19.00; choice butcher heifers none good butcher heifers 19.00 to 22.- 00; plain to medium heifers 14.00 to 18.00; good bulls 20.00 to 21.00; plain to medium bulls 14.00 to 19.- 00; commercial cows 16.00 to 17.- 60; utility cows 15.00 to 16.00; canners and cutters 14.50 down; cows by the head up to 179.00; stocker and feeder steers 17.00 to 24.00; stock heifers and bulls by the head up to 157.00; Choice to prime calves 34.00 to 38.00; good butcher calves 30.00 to 33.00; medium butcher calves 24.- 00 to 29.00; thin calves 23.00 down; heavy calves 20.00 to 30.00 Lambs top grade 20.00; lambs med. to good 14.00 to 19.00; but- cher ewes 2.00 to 5.50; stock ewes pet' head none; Good butcher hogs 12.50 to 13.- 50; medium butcher hogs 11.50 to 12.50; heavy butcher hogs 11.00 to 14.00; butcher sows 11.00 down; heavy feeders and ;ight butcher hogs 11.00 to 13.00; shoats per hundred 15.00 down; pigs per head 8.00 dow,~: heavy boars 5.25 to 6.50; stags none; sows and pigs none; stock boars 7.00 to 11.00. Miscellaneous sales start 11:00 A. M.-Livestock Sales 1:30 P. M. each Monday. Regular ,sales each Monday. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY USE CLASSIFIED ADS Pvt. Jennings Hanson, Jr. Assigned to Airborne l)iv. Fort Campbell, Kd. ~AHTNC~- Army Pvt. Jennings L. Hanson Jr. son of Mrs. Elsie Hanson, Shep- herdstown, recently was assignee to the 101st Airborne Division at Port Campbell, Ky. Hanson is a~nember of Battery A of the divisie,n's llth Artillery He entered the Army in April el 1958 and completed basic combat train ing at Port Jackson, S. C. The 18-year-old soldier attend- ed Shepherdstown High School. His lather lives in Cobb Island, Md. i iim I THE MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FITNERAL HOME Charles Town Shepherdstown 35 Telephones - 162 III m -- iii DIL VERA FISCHER, Optometrist EYES EXAMINED --- GLASSES FITTED Hours:---9:45 - 5:00--Closed Tuesday and Thursday "OPEN EVENINGS By Appointment Only. Phone 785 112 S. Charles St. Charles Town, W. Vs. [] m~r [] [] THE CHURCH FOR ALL . .. ALL FOR TIlE CHURCH The Church is the greatest factor o,s earth {or the building of character and good citizen~hip. It is a storehouse of spiritual values. Without a strong Church, neither democracy nor civilization can survive. There are four sound re,/sons why every person should attend services regularly and support ~he Church. They are: (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 church regularly and read your Bible dai[y. Day Book Chapter Verses Sunday Isaiah 4 2 Monday Luke 2 7-11 Tuesday I~ke. 2 12-16 Wednesday Luke 2 17-21 Thursday Matthew 2 1-6 Friday Matthew 2 10-15 Saturday Luke 1 46-55 . 2:: :i:ii::i::L : Mommy said that this year I could help trim the tree, if I'd be very careful. The ornaments are so shiny and bright, and it's.such fun to decide where to put them. Mommy let me help fix our little crgche, too. I put in the figure of the Christ Child and He looked so pretty . . . all sort of pink and gold. We fixed the ci. che fir. .t because Mommy sald that we must al- ways remember that Christmas is, tirst of ,all, the Christ Child's birthday. When we finish trimming the tree, Mommy is going to read us the story about the first Christmas . . . about the shepherds and the angels . . . about the Wise Men and their star.., about the little Jesus, born in Bethlehem, in a manger. Mommy's told me the story before but she says that this year I'm big enough to stay up with the rest and bear her read it. And, of course, we'll go to Church, and Mommy says I can carry my fur muff. I think this is going to be the best Christmas I've ever had! t Cop~H~ht 1#$9, geistet Adv. Service, Strasb~ \ This Advertisement SMITH & STRIDER FUNERAL HOME ~harles Town, W. Vs. CHARLES TOWN ESSO SERVICE STATION Phone 500~ Charles Town, W. Vs. . , ~ ,,~, , , , , H. W. WAGELEY, INC. SUPERTANE GAS SERVI/~E Phone 241 Charles Town, W. Vn. JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., Inc. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTfl Phone" 45 Charles Town, W. V~ J, EMORY KABLB ESSO DISTRIBUTOI~ Phone 575-W Charles Town, W. Vs Sponsored By The Busine Firms Below In Support Of The Churches Of The Community: RODGERS SINCLAIR SINCLAIR & GOODYEAR PROOUCTb West Washington St. Phone 5036 Charles Town. W. V&. THE MELVIN T. STRIDER CO. COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town 162- 35 SUDLEY FUNERAL HOME Shepherdstown 2683 RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO. RANSON, W. VA. PHONE 309 WHITMORE LUMBER CO., INC. IMSILDING SUPPLIES Phone 650 Charles Town, W. Vs. COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITIES SERVICE Charles Town, W. Vs. Martinsbur~, W. Vs. -- Leesburg, Va~ VALLEY BOARD CORP. HALLTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA PITTS CHARLES WASItINGTON THEATRE--Ranson "AI,WAYS A GOOD SHOW" POWHATAN" BRASS & IRON WORKS RANSON. WEST VIRGINIA VICKERS & ASHCRAFT GULF DEALERS 321 West Washington Street Phone 5008 Charles Town. W. Vs. MAGAHA PPLIANCE CENTER WESTINGHOUSE HOME "APPLIANCES Ranson, W. Vs. Phone 494 CIRCLE SERVICE STATION SINCLAIR PRODUCTS Ranson" W. Va. Phone 789-W W. & R. SALES, INC. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. BOX 591 ~ PHONE 113 Sunday Schoo~ Lm~m, Bible Material: Luke 2:8-14; 30. Devotional Reading: Isaiah 9:2-7.' Christmas Gl'ai Lesson for December 20, CHRISTMAS TIME is time; .but not all Christian. When a man at $ track drops a quarter into the ration Army lassie's that isn't giving, it's only a Lady Luck. When you give thing to your Aunt you hate to do it, but you know your cousin is going to send her something, and you hate to of- fend the old lady, that isn't giving, it's Just protect- ing your inter- ests. When you have a "secret Dr. pal" and you put a present (or him) under a tree, that your s.p. will have one for you, that isn't giving, game of swapping. away an old garment don't want to be seen in anY that isn't giving, it's Just out your closet. :! True fliving The grace of Christmas ts tian giving. When is giving tian? When it costs the something, when it is worth and when the one who it really needs it. I might my money and spend a lot a set of plumber's tools for Ginny, that present something but Aunt GinnY have no earthly use for it. it's fresh in our minds it hurt none of us to go Christmas shopping list and see how much of it WaS tian. All the same, giving is the special grave, of is a fitting way to celebrate greatest gift to us. It was three centuries after the Christ that the Christian set a definite date Once begun, the up this custom. But the Christmas is not Santa the tree nor the yule log, mistletoe, nor the lights windows, charming as may be. The essence of ~:ia th~ ggace of Christr grace of Christmas is Not Always ,Things Most of us think of things, things that weigIts! thing on the scales, can be put into a pretty be wrapped up. Sometimes -present may not be a thing: kind at all. Our Bible Acts is as much a Christms~ as the one from Luke;' fo~ have to do with Giving. n Luke tells of God's First we see the Christien~ tioch giving the good city. Since Christians prestige number, their "speaking Greeks" must have conversations, not publiCS They shared their faith, was the best gift of all. not be wrapped in a it weighs nothing oh post scales. But it is more than any parcel that was this or any Christma& :" At Our Doors Our Christmas. Acts also tells of a of giving, which There are times and when the "spiritual" gift thing. He raises the question one who has ~,ust sent a away, with a blessing but empty basket. "Go in person had said, "be fed." If any one should whether he gave that anything, he would have course. I gave her mY didn't I? I exl~ prayer that she would and a square meal." didn't give her any groceries .4- "No--I thing much spiritual: a sense! James says such' "faith" is dead. John, a m~n if ever one lived, Ouch a man has the in him at all. Spiritual the best gifts--but tf theY with material selfishneSS, not gifts at all. A be an expression of the Christmas; but so maY potatoes. A ChristmaS that Christ would give. (Based on outlines the Division of National Council of the Christ in the U. S. A, Community Press LESSON. THE MODERN