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SIXTEEN' PAGES TODAY
The Rev VV. B. Penny has an
nounced as his subject for Sun
day morning at 11 o'clock at First
Methodist church. The Coming
of the I'rincc of Peace ' Sunday
school will he held at the usual
The Methodist Vouth Fellowship
uill have a snack supper at 6 o'
clock m the basement of the
church and at 7:30. college stud
ents home for the holidays will
ttave charge of the service, with
Miss Elizabeth Ann Elkins as lead
er, The topic will be "By My
The public is invited to the
Rev .1 Alton Morris, pastor of
rirst Baptist church, announces
lhat his sermon topic for Sunday
morning will be. "Looking Ahead
Rev Mr. McChesney of Rich
mond. Va . will preaeh at the
Presbyterian church Sunday morn
ing at 1 1 o'clock.
Sunday school Wiil meet at 10
a m and Youth Fellowship at
G:30 p. m.
The home of Fred Davis at
"1 0 mot la was destroyed Sunday
morning by fire of undetermined
origin Mi. Davis awoke about
1 .30 a m. and found the fire
burning in the attic. Nothing was
s;v?;d excopt a <ewi >e machine
;?r.d one ciiaii. Mr.* Davis had
hen .n the hospital that night with
ii.s wife who has a young baby,
and the other four children were
. a neighbor's. They saved only
tin clothes they were wearing
Thf house belonged to I! K.
D ck< .iikI he had no insurance
(',<>1(1 star Laoel Buttons are
row available without charge to
\wciu - md parents of those mern
bi : - of the armed forces who lost
thou lives in World War II, a<c
(ordmii to Miss Justine Johnson.
Cherokee County Service Officer.
Under the terms of Public Law
: lit 80th Congress, children, broth
ers and sisters are eligible to
purchase one of these buttons.
The> cost about $1.50 each
Only one Gold Star Lapel
button can be furnished any one
individual, so they should be
carefully safeguarded," Miss
Johnson cautioned. The wearer's
ii.it ials are engraved on the back
ol each button before issuance so
they can be identified if lost or
Those desiring to apply for one
of these Gold Star Buttons will
be furnished application blanks
and any assistance necessary in
completing them." Miss Johnson
said. For further information call
or write to Miss Justine Johnson.
Cherokee County Court House.
Murphy. N. C.
To Be Observed
Rev J. D. MoSwM, pastor ol
C a 1 v a : > Baptist church, announces
that the Lord's Supper will be
ibser-ed at the chu.vh on Christ
Richard Mauney. son of Mr.
?nd Mrs. Tom Mauney of Mur
assistant State Treasurer, was
'Gently sent as a delegate to a
'meeting of the National Associa
tion of State Auditors. State
Treasurers and State Comptrol
(rs in San Antonio. Texas. He
as a 000,11 pa nied by Henry Bridg
Cs State Auditor.
Christmas is a light. \\ <? open our eyes and hearts to
a spiritual glow that is warm and friendly. We see His
truth and rejoice in it. The shadows of the past are lost
H and wr discover hope for th< future. It is in this hepe, that
if a world ol devided ways wil l becc me one band of brothers,
SF for which we kneel and pra\ It is the hope of people of all
a faiths. Go to the church of your faith on Christmas day,
j| and follow the light of the Christ child. It is his gift for all
tu men . . . for all time.
THE CHEROKEE SCOUT
Baptists To Have
Student night will be observed
at First Baptist ehureh on Sun
day night, December 26. The col
lege students will have charge of
the program. The theme will be
"Magnifying the Lord in College
Life The opening prayer will
be by Harold Ashe, of Murphy
high school. Scripture reading
will be by Juanita Chambers and
Betty Beal of Murphy high school.
Magnifying Christ through the
Baptist Student Union will be
discussed as follows: Alice Jayne
Dockery, Gardner-Webb college,
"In My College Activities"; Mrs.
Maureen Weiss. University of
South Carolina. "In My Scolastic
Life"; Faye Boling, Truett-Mc
Connel Junior college, "In My
Special music will be by the
Jerry Hall, Wake Forest college
will bring a message, "Christ's
Challenge to College Youth".
Jean Reid, University of Tampa,
will serve as organist.
Other members of the First
Baptist church in college are:
Barbara Arnold. Mars Hill college;
Jack Barnett, Western Carolina
Teachers' college; Edgar DarneLl.
University of North Carolina;
Nettie Dickey, Brenau college; Jo
Jo Moody. University of Tampa.
The purpose of the Student Pro
gram is: that Baptists generally
may know more definitely of work
<-.mong Baptist students; that col
lege students may be kept in vitaJ
contact with their home churches;
that churches may recognize and
utilize their young people; that
Baptist work among students may
be stimulated: that pre-college
youth may be inspired; that par
ents, pastors. h*?me workers, and
students may enjoy a service of
spiritual uplift from sincere
F. T. A. Meeting To
Be January 24
No P. T. A. meeting will be held
in December The next meeting
\ ill be held on Monday, January
24. announces Mr>. \V. A. Hoover,
To Be Closed
The office and printing plant of
THE CHEROKEE SCOUT will be
closed from Thursday afternoon,
December 23. until Tuesday morn
ing. December 28 so that the em
ployees may observe the Christ
Are Held For
Funeral services were held in
Philadelphia Baptist church Tues
day at 2 p. m. for Francis D.
Nicholson. 91. who died Monday
at his home near Hayesville after
a long illness
The Rev. Sim Martin, the Rev.
Fielding Garrett and the Rev.
Havden Hogsed officiated. Burial
was in the church cemetery with
Townson funeral home in charge.
Surviving are three sons, John,
William and Prince of Hiawassee,
Ga ; three daughters. Mrs. Bertha
Waldroup, Mrs. Merta Roome of
Frentice. and Mrs. Dela Hollifield
oi Gaston ia
Lon M. Anderson
Bound Over To
Preliminary hearing for Lon M.
Anderson. 71. of Culberson. Route
1. charged with the shotgun death
of his wife December 15 at their
i ome was held Tuesday before
Justice of the Peace. P. H.
Anderson was bound over with
out bond for trial at the April
term of Cherokee county Superior
Solicitor Thad Bryson and attor
ney J. B. Gray represented the
State at the hearing.