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" r?H not God ceal to
Hebrew people? Yet. S? was,
?ad *m.tf trim* there was evidence
tfc &*r af G<*:
3d feeU^T of all this.
was still la heaven and nan
oa eirth. The Creator and
creatures were very tar apart.
h> the moments of doubt
-faeo like Job expressed this kind
-f?/ear. "Wherefore hidest thou thy
As an answer the prophets
aetk-ed something beginning to
Isaiah saw It ? a child
name shall be called Wonder
Ccunselor, The Mighty God.
Everlasting Father, The Prince
Peace. That person could not
too soon; men were waiting
had seen God in the uni
Mrx as through a keyhole. Then
? holy passion they were long
tiii lot the door to opes, for a
tiller revelation of Hla being. In
to their need, God sent
2iaw that God was real to men
1# Jesus Christ, a second 'desire
also satisfied; the loneli??si
??j taken out of religion.
3teay tiroes we may feel that
Hftigion is a lonely business today.
l? Is so iru.'h easier to be part
tj^thf Irreligious crowd than to be
celled kill-Joy. Therefore we have
y to throw away our prin
Md to do what others ex
us to do. We do not have the
to take the loney stand
a* religious grounds.
3B?ere was one occasion when a
cftnrd bad waited all night for
Christ and now was pressing
em Him like a wave of the world's
flrtlital loneliness. Amoo; them
? poor and sick woman, trying
t)W Master and being con
She stretched out her
1 "II I may but touch
garment. I shall be whole."
SSddenlv, Jesus Christ turned and
$Ad to bef. "Thy faith has mads
tfto wWe" She was an outcast
<the society. In response to her
soul, Jesus made her Into
?restore end. what is more.
B? became the friend and Savior
oC her ? mil forever.
)e?tj Christ comes to those who
anT prepared and waiting for Him.
for this reason we see how one
tueetion cuts through all the rush
fad noise of our Christmas prep
aration _ are WE READY TO
Deceive him in this advent
? With God at hand to the person
if Jesus Christ and as part of every
nan's destiny and ptu, each be
liever has something to live for.
t. Is this not the problem of our
age? B ??ems that we have nothing
five" for, at least a great portion
of people ? HI confess that. And
IK is simply because they have noth
ing 'to die .fort This was even more
?? ' r-? :
tme befcre Hie cominj of Jews
A rounj Chinese comrnuaiH was
bt-'cj led out to be sbot, when be
ckailenrfd Ms cuardt. sayiag. "I
, m dylaj (or communism. What
?i- you living for-" By this re
ax 1 be ah ved bla ignorance oi
' ?r'! ;j va. yers of the CbiUtian
14 njt know St. Paul, who
I am ready . . . also to die
at Jerusalem for the name of the
Lord Jesus." whkh be did. even
II it was not in Jerusalem.
He did not know St. Andrew
'Sis last request was. "Yes. I am
not worthy to be crucified as was
my lord. Crucify ray body in the
form of an X." And from that
emss, even as he died, came the
test) irony of the good news that
in Christ we -have an anchor for
These and many others have writ
ten across the paces of history that
only in Christ there Is Someone
w-1h dvinj for. and only in so
doin<? all men have a reason for
which to live. Jesus Christ could
not come too soon to tell that!
Again toe world draws near to
tin Birth of Christ. Will this Ad
vent be for us a beginning of a
pew life? Will we see God touch
ing man through a little child?
Will rur Christian faith lose its
l"w'Jni?s pel become a venture
with Him for .whom to die it is
net to great t erst, and for whom
t- lii'" 1=; life everlasting? It must.
!( OTs rroose in and for this
wr-ld is to be real May the words
of the ancient Lf'urgy cf St. James
remind us of this:
Ie> all mortal flesh keen silence,
*nd with fmr and trembling stand:
P"nd"r nn'hip-j earthly minded.
*?-? with Wers-pj in his hand
Ph-iot ^..r r.rl to e*rth descendeth.
Our full homage to demand.
Reading Program designed to
| teach adults how to read will begin
I on Jaa. 4 cn Channel ?, Chat?
The lessons win be given on Mbn
days, Tuesdays, Thursdays and
F-!days from 6 a m. to 6:30 a.m.
and will last for six months.
The crurse. which includes SO
leper ns, cos'-; *4. The students may
Veen th? books after completing
Person,* who woud like to enroll
In the program are asked tq send
their name, street address, place
of employment and telephone num
ber to County Education Leader,
care of Home Agents' Office, Court
House, Murphy. Enclose a check
or money order for >4 made out
to toe John C. Compbell Folk
Persons Interested in enrolling as
a volunteer teacher are asked to
send their name, address and phone
number to the same address.
Volunteer teachers will receive one
day of free instruction before the
course begins. Notice of this in
struction will be given. It is de-.
airable that volunteer teachers be
high school graduates.
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Maoey, ?v? moatha ??*. dl<^ ?
the bone In High Petal Wtdax*
day, Dec * ? m,
Surviving ir? the P*-*?ata,
| end Mrs. U- ?? **?W! ?
' ! > nald. f the *>??< ??* P5*1"
,. Mr an* ?r? Owrtd *??
r II yes 'Ilia, >ad Hr- ^
I. P Msn'y tl Bi?fc
4, at it .? li afcoolUi Cnaafr
Church al flti. C-W ?yty_'l
|a*. Her rsoo ?avak^art ?f"
filiated and turial ?M 11 BethJ
abac* Cenietenr. .
Ivie Ftmarsl H?na. HayriTtH#,
was ? charge * niW"
? >1.1.. | ' '
Mtaa Bannfe tee "??
cf Andrew RTO ? ?* * *?*1
a.m. Thursday. Dec,' 3, W* ?|
She WU ? W*l?* t*-Pw??'
County , a daugWar y
Mr*. lJ?wr?nc? Bom, KWW.
Services ware h?W WW'
4. at 10 am m Valley B?v?r Bap
tisl Church. . c <
The Rev. Barker oWleiat
Ml end burial wa? la lha church
Surviving are four sisters, Mrs.
Sway Adams ol Atlanta. Q?.. Mrs
Mittie West ot BobbUwvWe.
Wilma Backtnan ol Cake wene.
Fla., and Mb Chrlattae
o! Denver. Colo.; five bwMars,
Lewis and Howard of Atlanta, *??
of Denver, Newell of California and
pr #ell of Andrew*- ?
Ivle Funeral home, Andrews, was
in charge of arrangements.
MRS. SUSIE REF.CE
BRASSTOWN? Mrs. Susie Estella
Few. 34. died at her home la
Charlotte Tuesday. Dee. X.
She formerly lived on Brasstown
RFD 1 and had been living In
Charlotte for the past two and a
Services were held at 2:30 p.m.
Fridav. Dec. 4. in Pine Log Baptist
TSe Rev. Ham Coffev officiated
?nd burial was In the church ceme
Surviving are the huabaqd. Clyde
Reece; a eon, Bruce; a daughter,
Coleen of the hrme; the parents,
Mr. and Mrs Nobel Paul Brown
of Marlon; eight sisters, Mrs. Ul
lle* Henson of Dunlap, Taaa.^ Mrs.
Hettie Oeaton. Mrs Estella Mom*
rod Mrs. 'Rose M?T Henwo of
Warion, Mrs. Faye Russell and
Mrs. Helen Curd of Ohio, and Mrs.
Edith Graham of Mentor, Ohio,
and Mrs. Gladys Kelly of Lanexa,
V a. ; and two brokers, Boyd
Brown of Greensboro, and Homer.
In the Army in Korea.
Ivie Funeral Heme was in charge
j of the arrangements.
Mm. Elizabeth Cobb Standridge,
St1, formerly of Culberson, died
Thursday morning, Dec. S, at the
heme of a daughter, Mrs. Dollie
Earney of Gastonla.
Services were held at 2 p.m
Sunday In Sim Harris Church of
God near here. The Rev. Fred
Townsend officiated. Burial was ia
Shady Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearer* ware grandson.
Granddaughters were flower bear
ere. ' ? \ ' ?
In addition to Mrs. Earned;
survivors include four other daugh
ters, Mrs. ? Robert Bell' a(. Copper
Hill. Teno., Mrs. E. B. 'Heaton of
: 'Most everywhere, folks are noticing that there is a little
; extm flavor ... an extra Aide of flavor in JFG Coffee.
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>U (wnii of CultersM BfD J and
MM atU* Hyde of cirvdud.
Ten ; m>, UKIn 9und
tklg* Qf GaaWWa. anil staadridge
< <?Hpr Oil awt Oui ?T Akron,
OUaj m sfrtar, tin. Amaiada ????
WW ?f Kao* villa; aad II grand
cftittraa. \ ?
ToVrnson Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
D. TROT HYDE
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ROBHINSVfl?LE? D. Troy Hyde,
71. ? Rflbbtnsville. died late Mon
day afternoon near Bobbins ville.
He was a life-long resident of
Graham County, a son of the late
B. N. Hyde add Iowa Hooper Hyde,
4 pioneer Graham County couple.
Ha vu a retired farmer and raised
purebred cattle. He had served
more than 20 years as a member
of (be Graham County board of edu
cation, was a member of Robbins
vtlla Pint Bap. 1st Church and of
the RobbinsvUie Masonic Lodge.
, Services were held Wednesday
at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
Ttie Rev. E. F. Baker and the
Rev J. L. Orr officiated and
burial will he la Ota Mother Church
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Esther Hunter Hyde; ' three sons,
Claude and BIU of Robblmvilla,
and Arnold of Asheville; four
daughters, Mrs. V. C. Hughes of
MaryviU*. Tenn., Mrs. Ralph
Sewart. and Mrs. R. L. George
:.nd MM. Reba Hamilton of Bco
hii?sville; M grandchildren; three
great - grandchildren; a stepson,
Paul Sherrill cf RobbinsvUie; two
'brothers, John L. of Knoxvdle,
Tenn., and Harvey of Darlington,
Wash.; and > fo?r sisters, Mrs. Jull
Cohrard, Mrs. Clarence Adams and
Mrs. Neva Riddle of RobbinsvUie.
and Mn. Eula Eldridge of Mary
Town son Funeral 'Home of Mur
phy was in charge of airange
mefts.' y '? . .** "'V *
Parcel Post Rate
Increases Go bfo|
Effect In February
' ? . > .
fostmaster General Arthur E,
SuntmerfteW announced that the
Peat Offtoe Department U puttng
the new parcel post rate Increases
approved by the Interstate Com
merce Commission ihk> effect after
Ckristrtus. > ?
The elective date wtH be Feb
ruary 1,' I860
Foetal Varwj require Mm Post
master General to seek an Increase
la ?areel PO*t rate* whenever that
sarvice la not aeH-MUInto?. Ia
petitlaaiag Mm ICC tar the increase
in November, 1858. Mr. Stmmer
field reported annual losses on
parcel post were running about 188
IOC MiKWiHi H tea consented
to increase Ia parcel poet rates
sveragiag JT.l per cent, or about
W mtttaa ? year.
The after - Christmas effective
data of February 1. 1888, will alow
time Mr dlMMHlaaHon of the nenr
(pared post aad catalogs >. aa wail
aa time lor pobUcatlno of acces
sary act leas la the federal Register
and chances la scale lomputtis
used hi poet aMeaa aad industry.
Some of the laersaaes
are aa MMaai: a Mr wad
paaaM m* P ?fcage fr tacal-araa
H. P. Odom Home
Circle 3 of (he First Methodist
Church h?ld their Christmas party
at the home of Mrs. W. P. Odom
on Friday, Dec. 4.
Mrs. Jessie Zlrbes, chairman,
was ill charge of the business. Mrs.
Howard Martin gave the devotional.
During the social hour the meip
hers exchanged gifts. 'x ?
Rtfre&hments were served to 14
members and one visitor.
B ACKWAR D
By HATTIE PALMER
M YEARS AGO
Miss Maureen i^ovingood, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy V. Lovin
good, of Murphy, was crowned
queen of the University of South
Carolina at the homecoming foot
ball game beween Wake Forest
and the Universi y of South Caro
? -i ? \y . ?
Dayton Gentry, seaman apprM
lice, USN, of Route 3, Murphy,
N. C., W33 a "host" to the Kinp
cf England when that ruler recent
ly visited t ie he .vy cruiser USS
Columbus of which he is a crew
Jo.eph B. Mintz. -on of Mr. anl
Mrs B H. Mintz cf Marble, who
is j.'attonxl wl h Air Group 1. Fight
er Sqdn 11, In Cuba recently saved
the life of a pilot and a F-8FO
plane which crashed. It was report
ed that Mr. Mintz put out the fire
even before the crash crew reach
ad the icene.
20 YEARS AGO
President Charles Mayfleld has
issued a call for a special meet
ing of the Chamber of Commerce
to be held in the Court House
Monday at 7 p.m. The members
will pass on a definite program of
activities drawn up and approved
by a majority of the Board of Gov
ernors. The plan calls for securing
a swimming pool within walking
distance, securing a tennis court
and securing outlaying land for a
The avenue of trees stretching
SO miles through Andrews and
Murphy soon wfll be a reality. Mrs.
Willa Bell Posey has received word
that rt* NYA is ready to appropri
ate $10,000 for the work.
The Southern States Power Com
pany completely out of the picture
so far as this immediate section
i? concerned on Monday. On that
day Mayor J. <B. Gray handed a
check of 110,006 to the Company
representative, and all the lines
of this section were deeded over.
M YEARS AGO
Oa Thanksgiving Day, Nov. *,
IMS. there was a reunion of ike
descendant, of die last Col. Hugh
Hsrrey Davidson, iwho was a son
of William Davidson anB grandson
of Davis Vance, at the home of
Mr. aad Mrs Meal DavMmi In
TW annual Harvest Day meeting
of the Methodist Women's Wssbh
sry Saotstv was held hi the ladles
pailor of the church IMsadap, Sac
S. The pfsgwam Included the year's
work of the society.
lag Springs Qradsd School*^ et
the school Tuesday. Oct. IS. *
O, Mu. Port*
I These book* arc available at mil
' tic library.
| t?M ?Mealiaaa Aaswawd Ahakl
Miaei .i| Kiafdam
I *> Kir hard M. P. ait
, Covering everything tnm "na"
! ty. 0^ 411, s0
"tont. o I sa'urjti.w' i ."eierroi j t4)
the water table) these quest!?*,
their answers provide tore and
technical information that contains
something of interest for every
The Welcome Stranger, the larg-l
??W nugget on record, was '
found la Australia.
Emeralds are moat valuable of
?U ?wn? bringing a higher price
V* than My other gem of
tfte sam? quality and considerate
more than diamonds.
Surface pipes and metal fitting;
on an oU wed ara called a ?Chrlat
five magazines are written, edit
ed and published on a national scale
lor mineral hcfcbyists.
Dinosaurs were of all lltM Mn)e
no larger than a chicken, others so
large that they shoo* ,he earth
as they walked.
. "V?* ,hou?and me'eors appear
n the *ky daUy Ttoir speeJ ranges
frcm seven to ? miles per second
and meteorites vary in size from
dust particles to those that may
be measured in miles.
AU these and hundreds of other
wonders are revealed about the
mineral kingdom in this survey of
">cks, ores and gems. It is written
for the ?Tock-hound" and the ordin
ary citizen who wants to increase
u orl J nderS'aDd'ng ?f 0,6 m?vlern
The Darkaess and the Dawn
By Thomas B. Costaln
When Nicotan, a runaway Roman
? ave. Joined Attila the Hun and I
arm>'. his plans to be avenged 1
'or his cruel enslavement made
him tireless in his service to ths
Man Who Wanted to Conquer the
Even as Nicolan helped to plan
he military campaign agains'
Rome, be dreamed of his child
hood home to the north, the fleet
and beautiful horses bred by his
people an.1 the yellow-haired lldlci
whose father was head of the
Often referred to as the Scourge
of Gcd. Attila gathered his soldiers
uem W>e conquered nations of Asia
and Europe. He was bated for his
cruel injus ices and feared because
ct hU power. Yet A.tila's plan to
cenquer Rome failed, greatly in
fluencing the course of history and
'he lives of many people.
Released from Attila'* service
?toon the dislntergration ot his bar
baric army Nicolan was > forced ft
?lo batHe to reclaim his laherilhnce
-nd lo 'ake his righlfaf placl
among his own people.
Author Costaln has blended fact
and fiction into an absorbing story
ol man's constant struggle against
tyranny and evil. |
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To Be Sponsored
By Woman's Club
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ANDREWS ? Plans have been
completed (or the Spaghetti Supper
leneftt to be held Saturday, Dec.
12, from 5 30 to 6:30 p.m. In the
school cafeteria. The affair is spon
sored by the Kannaheeta Woman's
Cu&. . ' ? .
Mrs. Ruth S. Puillum is in charge
oi the sale of tickets with all mem- '<
bers soliciting. -
Committees have been named by
Mri. James Baer, president of the
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