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Alumni Shel~he.rd~own - The Shepherd College li~brary has a new 15-vol- ume encyclopedia set entitled "'New Catholic Encyclopedia", as the result (ff the generosity of the College Alt~mni Association and the ab~ve picture shows the presentation of the books being made ,~o the college. The picture show (left ,to righO Dr. James B. Hmzler, o~ ~Martingburg, vice president of the Alumni Associat- ion; Miss Jean I~lliott, of Martins- burg, treasurer and assistan~t lib- rarian at the college; Miss Mary Elizabeth Wysong, of Charles Town, recording secretary; and Donald K. Mickey, Charles Town, president. This encTcloped, ia. pt~blis~hed by McGraw - Hill Company and sponsored by Ca{holic University of America, represents, said the Alumni officials, '%he culmination of seven years of meticulous re- search, whiting, and edi,tlng by a dedicated staff of di~in, guished scholars," and is the first defini- tive, t~p4o-date encyclopedia of its kind im~lished ,in more than 50 years. This reference ti~brary, said offi cials, '~brings the teaching of the Church in`to a closer, more mean ingful con,tact wi,th contemporary needs. Prepared by renowned at~thori~ies in the fields of the- elegy, liturgy, philosophy, psy- ~chology, scril~ure, history science law, literature, art, music, and educa ion, the Encyclopedia tru,ly reflects the ecumenical spirit of our ~ime". Librarian Floyd ,Miller, who was instrumental in the Alumni Association's selection of this part At the season of holly and mistletoe, it is our special pleasure to wish you a Merry Christmas and to express our thanks for your patronage throughout the year. INSLEY'S SHOES 108 E. WASH. ST. 6 W. PATRICK ST. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. -- FREDERICK, MD. " rl :" may we ioln wroth . Santa in wishing you - cheer| It's been a joy to serve you and we sincerely thank you for the opportunity. COMMUNITY OIL CO INC. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. icular work as its gift to ~he col- lege, said, '~his is a monumental work and will ,be of inestimable value to Shepherd College stu- dents and faculty. I highly com- mend the Alumni Association and its far-~hinging officers for their gre~t help to the college in contributing t, his Encyclopedia ,to the Li~brary. They are to be high- ly commended and thanked for this service is m addition to the many other services they render to Shepherd College." Bee Une Chapter DAR Has Chrfstmas Program Bee Line Chat~ter, N. S. D. A. gins Dec, 17. ~rs. Wilson gave the history of the carol and follow ed its times of favor and disfavor in church service Prr~bably .be- cause of i`ts assocmtmn w~th danc ing it was at ,times frowned upon and forbidden. Finally after cen- turies and changes there was a revival and acceptance of carols as part of the keeping of Christ- mas. The members sang carols and Mrs. Wilson gave notes on each of them. Following the meeting, the .host esses, .Mrs. Bushong. and Mrs Wil liam Wagner had a Christmas party and enjoyed by all the members. Methodist Youth R. met December 4, a~t the home ~t]~ ~F~ of Mrs. F. L. Bushong, with Mrs. Fellows.v Marvin I. Edwards, Vice Regent, presiding. Following the Ritual, TO Give Pageant the Pledge to the Flag, and the American's Creed. The President Generals' Christ mas message was read. Included in the message was a reminder to keep Mive the spirit of love and freedom which has made this nation great. Mrs. C. R. Langdon gave the Nationa~l Defense report and art- icle abot~t he head of the United Nations, and another on Presi. I " A King shaH reign and pro- sper, and shall execute judgement and justice in the earth." Many years have passed since THE STORY BEAUTIFUL tur~ed darkness irate day for thousands of It,yes and now the tolerated ~YFers of the Charles Town Asbuxy Mothod.ist Churc& wi}l re- enact tl~s moving pageant at 6:30 A. M. on Christmas morning in dent Johnson's declaration of the Educational B~ild~ing of the Dec. 10 as Hmnan Rights Day and church. 1968 as Human Righ~ Year. I Direoted by Warren Miekey and Instead of exchanging gif~ assisted by Hugh Browning, Nan- among each other a contribution cy and Herbert WKhers, ,the was collected to be seat .to Tama- drama ,has a cast of thirty-five ssee and Kate Duncan Smith young people w~th special light- Schools. ring effects arranged by Gaius The program was presented by' Brown. Mrs. William Wilson, Mrs. Thee. dore Brown, and Mrs. Frank Hum ston. Mrs. Brown presented leg- ends of Christmas greens and flowers. Among these was the mistletoe which is used as a wish for happiness and 1~rosperity thro ughout the year. Mrs. Humston gave some of the Christmas cust- oms as carried out in several countries. She also gave an accou- nt of the Jewish people's Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, which be- The pageant opens as Jack Rie- kel narrates the Voice of Pro- phecy. A lone Shepherd, Chazz Printz, is .seen ~lking to a cripp- led l~d characterized by Mark Dailey. Clayton &nders, the stern Inn Keeper, mellows as the drama progresses. Bob Hankins and Keith Webb represent merchants with the Magi being Ricky Ri,ley and Brent Anders while the Shep herds; Hike Hankins, Art Webh, Mac Wil'lingham, and Bruce Mei- er bring the account ~to the point where Mary and Joseph portray- ed by Patti Moler and Rodney White appear at the inn for lodg- ing. An,gels played by Holly Sue Cave, Cindy Gano. Jerol Milton, Jenny Peters, Teresa Cline, and Joyce V, ickers herald the birth which 'brings the Wise Men; Geo- rge CosteUo, Brent Aizders, and Ricky Riley ~o offer Choir gifts to the baby King. The Travelers; J. T. Kitchen, Marsha Pine, Bob Appell, Cindy Payne, Martha Set- bert, Nancy and Jim Parkinson help ,to keep ~he action moving throughot~t the pageant. The pt~blic is invited to attend this inspiring service. Carl Reynolds Named New Director Harpers Ferry Job Corps Center .Carl Reynolds, now director of the Job Corps Center at Catoctin Md has been named as the new director of the Harpers Ferry Job Center, replacing Robert Chandler, who has been trans- ferred to Mount Ranter National Park in the state of Washington where he will serve as assistant superintendent. Since Chandler departed Sat- urday for his new assignment and Mr. Reynolds is net due to assume the post until after the first of next year, Robert Nunn, director of education at the cen- ter, will serve as acting director of the Center. Chandler has been director of the Harpers Ferry Center since March 1965 when it was first started. The Center opened in April 1966. THE REAL CULPRIT It isn't the car that begins to whine, When forced .to stop for an old stop sign-- It's the driver. It isn't the car that will take a drink, n the irit of tMs holy Christmas Day, we eend greetings to all. Riddleberger's Store Charles Town, W. Va. in the ieYful Yuletide idh we sing out fondest greetings to our wonderful friends and neighbors, Van Tol Florist Charles Town, W. Va. In the happy spirit of the holiday cheer that abounds, may offer sincere wishes for a Merry Christmas to all our friends. HOWARD JOHNSON RESTAURANT CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. May you enjoy the fulfillment of all your hopes and prayers, bring- ing you peace and contentment this Christmas season and always. MUSIC STORE HAGE TOWN, MD. Then quickly lose its power to think -- It's the driver. It isn't the car that fails to heed The dangers of reckless, dis- courteous speed --- it's the driver. It isn't .the car that steps on the gas And causes an accident trying to pass It's the driver. A car may be bent and twisted awry. But i,t isn't the car that may crash and DIE -- It's the driver. it isn't the insurers that raise the rates When accidents soar and a- wards elevate -- IT'S THE DRIVER. Soil Conservation District Peering Tree Seedling Orders To help ,those individuals who can plant or have room for only a few trees ,the Eastern Panhand- le Soil Conservation District will again pool tree seeding orders. I Seedings available are Norway sp.ruee, White Pine, Red Pine, Scotch Pine and Chinese Chest- nuu Orders Will not be taken for less than 25 of any one species. A planting plan must be pre- paired for each site; showing site available, space and type of seed ing suitable for the site. Soil Conservation Service per- sonal will be glad to help you to develop these ,plans when order- ing trees. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMER'S THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1967 e e sounds of Christmas are happy sounds the glorious ringing of church bells the echo of merry voices 'midst the softly falling snow and our wishes to you: a Very Merry Christmas: CHARLES TOWN PHOTO & GIFT SHOP TIM SINN - Proprietor CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. 4t, ,b. ,t, On this joyous Holiday celebrating the birth of the Holy Child, we wish that you may be/illed with peace and gladness, comforted with hope, and surrounded by your loved ones. REAL ESTATE -- INSURANCE -Charles Town, West Virginia RRY HPxlSTMA It's Christmas families gather "round the tree friends exchange greetings -- and we extend our thanks and best wishes to I Char lesTown, West Virginia