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December 21, 1967

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IL a Austin Nicodemus Service carols will be sung offered at St. John's Church on Sunday, at 9:30 and Sunday Will at I0:30. Frank Wade will celebrate at St. John's on at 7:30. The public is cor- to attend. Ill Hospital Chapman entered the General Hospital on Sunday for observation and treatment. Mrs. Robert L~ake has returned home in Charle~Town after being a patient in Winchester Memorial Hospital. "She is recuperating after undergoing surgery. ~Mr. Robert Leake returned home after being a guest at the home of his daughters, Miss "Bessie Leake and Mrs. Dorothy Thompson of Berryvitle, Va for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randolph Smith, Jr and Miss Elizabeth M. Smith and Miss Welford Smith spent Sunday in Woodstock, Va where they visited Miss Effie B. i Moore who is at the Miller Nurs- ing Home there. Mrs. Homer Wood was a week- end guest at the home of ,Mrs. ] Edith Costello and Mr. Charley Tumblin of Charles Town. Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Breeden were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Som- mers of Charles Town, Mrs. Rob- ert Miller, Rockville, Md Mrs. William Whetzel and two sons, William and Timmy of Gaithers- burg, Md Mr. and Mrs. Julian Breeden and son Willie of Charles Town, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hous- den'and four children, Robert, Johnny, Christine and Janet Lee. S.Sgt. Carter Home on Leave Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Harold Car- ter and two children, Mike and Jeff, arrived here on Friday to' spend 15 days Christmas leave | | I 0 ll year long, we're grateful for our fine ends and customers. At Christmas, we're espeviallg.happy to express our greetings, thanks and good wishes. anson " Ransom West Virginia ere's an old.fashioned kind of Merry Christmas full of heart,felt wishes for you to share, in the good will of the season, with those you hold near and dear. And we also offer an old.fashioned "thank you" fol: patronage and consideration you've showa us. FIRST IN HOME APPLIANCES Charles Town, West,Vir a wRh their parents, ,Mr. and Mrs. lhxry Rankins of Shand~ah Junc- tion and Mr. and Mrs. Tony Ceva- valo and family. Sergeant Carter of the U.S. Marines had just re- turned from a cruise and will leave on another after his leave terminates. Mrs. H. B. N codemus, Jr Mr. Jonathan WhRtington and Mr. Dennis Whittington were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Aus- tin Nicodemus on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Seaman Pitchard of Idaho arrived by air on Friday to spend the Christmas hosilays with Mrs. Pritchard's parents, ,Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randolph Smith, Jr and family. A Christmas dinner-party was enjoyed at the home of .Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pope of Berryville, Va. Those present were ,Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Pope and four children, Linda, Andy, Mike and Jerry, of Boyce, Va Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Hart and five children, Sherry, Brenda, Fritzi, Karen and J. Frank Hart, Mr. and Mrs. Gar- land I. Pope and two sons, Wayne and Ricky, Mr. Roy Good of Ber- ryville, Va Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Kibler and six children, Eyvon, Cheyenne, Robin, Richard, Euie, Freddie, of Boyce, Va Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edward Pope and three daughters, Nancy Joy, Bet- ty Joe, and Becky Lee of Front Royal, Va Sgt. and Mrs. Larry Mella and two sons Paul and Jer- ry, Mr. Roy. Terry and daughter, Barbara, of Falls Church, Va Mr. and Mrs. Austin Ntcodemus. you can pick all you want." The couple chose the largest and juiciest ones. After filling two bags, they turned to the man, who was still filling ~is baskets. "Thanks so very much," they said. "Are you sure we can't pay you?" "NOPe," he replied aRer a long pause. "I'm stealing them, too." Friends who visited the Robert Reilly home last Dececr~ber got a real Chri ~stmas surprise. In this Grants Pass, Ore household, the Christmas treet "grew" out of the ceiling - or at least was sus- pended there, upside down. Will it start a trend? Will more and more families hang their Christmas trees from the ceiling? Only time can ~teH! Christmas customs start with people and, often, with problems. In the case of the upside-down Christmas tree, the problem was, "Where to put the tree?" and the humorous solution was reach- eel when the family jttst couldn't decide. Creating Pudding Many well-established tradit- ions had their legendary beginn- ings in the inventive reaction of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hayward people ~o problems, large or small. Hetzel and young son Robert Low- Take plum pudding, for ex- ell of Blacksburg, Va arrived on Friday to spend the Christmas ample . as many people do at holiday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Randolph SmRh, Jr and Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Hctzel. Mrs. Myrtle Weller of Washing- ton, D. C was a weekend guest of her sister, Mrs. Margaret Payne, and Mr. and Mrs. Otto Evans of Springfield, Va were Sunday guests at the Payne home and Mrs. Weller accompanied the Evans to Washington on Sunday nigl . It Does Ibplm--- Driving along a highway a couple passed a tree loaded with large red apples. A man with sev- eral bushel baskets was picking the apples. The driver backed up the car and called, "Can we buy some apples?" "Nope," the man reylied, "but RANSON, W. VA. 725-5212 FrL.Sat. Dee. 22-23 The world's most uncovered Undercover Agent! "F A T H 0 M" In Color with Raquel Welch 7 AND 9P.M. SATURDAY 2 P. M. ONLY 'Plunders ot Painted Flats' ALSO "Giant bom the Unknown" ADM.: 50e FOR ALL AGES Sun.-Mon.-Tues. Dee. 24-25-26 Four Young Swingers Out For Kicks ~ "THE HAPPENING" IN COLOR -- WITH Anthony Quinn- Michael Pars Music by the Supremes Showing Nightly -- 7:30 P. M. Matinee -- 8uuflay 2 P. M. Starts Wed. ."SAND PEBBLES" [ I II] I I I I t dl [, ; . a PHONE 725.2211 Christmastime! The very first plum pudding was an answer to adversity, so legend says. An English king and his hunt- 'ing party were lost in the forest on Christmas Eve. Commanded by the king, the cook prepared dinner, using the f~aods ,he had on hand - some meat from a stag, some bits of wild game, flour, birds' eggs, sugar, dried plums, ale and brandy. The cook not only created a delicous emergency dish, he also invented plum pudding, which tradition says must contain these same ingredients if it is to be the "real thing". Lighting the Tree A pleasant problem with a happy solution led to the custom of decorating the Christmas tree with lights. Martin Luther, .the Reformat- ion leader, returned from a Christmas Eve walked under a starlit sky, inspired by a wish to reproduce the heavely scene for his family. How to show some small re- fleetion of the glory of the heav, ens on the first Holy Night?Lut- her solved the problem by light- ing candles and placing them on the boughs of the~~g GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY SUBSCRIBE TO THE SPIRIT [ SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S ADVOCATEB 5 I THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1967 @ Doorways wear garlands of welcome candles beckon with a hearty glow. The season of good cheer arrives, in all its friendly warmth. May the joys of Christmas be yours! WEST RACE STREET I PHoNE i i MA INSBURG, W, VA. As the peace of this wonderfulChrlstma season settles, like freshly fallen mow, around your home, we send you warm good wishes and joyous greetings . . . and with them, our most sincere gratitude fdr your kindness. Happy Holidays! JOS. A. WARRENFELTZ AND ALL OUR EMPLOYEES