Timpson Weekly Times (Timpson, Tex.), Vol. 76, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, December 22, 1961 Page: 1 of 48

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individual* extend Christinas
Greetings in this edition.
Timpson Weekly Times
She Christmas Storji
St Matthew 11:7-12.
Then Herod, when he had privily called
the wise men, inquired of them diligently
what time the star had appeared.
And he sent them to Bethlehem, and
said, Go and search diligently lor the
yotmg child; and when ye have fc -aid Him,
bring me word again, that I may come and
worship him also.
When they had heard the king, they de-
parted; and lo, the star, which they saw
in the east, went before them, till It came
and stood over where the young child was.
When they saw the star, they rejoiced
with exceeding great joy. And when they
were come into the house, they saw the
young child with Mary his mother, and fell
down, and worshipped him: and when
they had opened their treasures, they pre-
sented unto him gifts; gold and frankin-
cense, and myrrh.
And being warned of God in a dream
that they shoald not return to Herod, they
departed into their own conntry another
St. Luke 11:7-14.
And she brought forth her first-born son.
and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and
laid him in a manger; because there waa
no room for him in the inn.
And there were in the same country
shepherds abiding in the field, keeping
watch over their flock by night.
And, )o the angel of the Lord came npon
them, and the glory of the Lord shone
round about them; and they were sore
And the angel said unto them. Fear not:
for behold, I bring you good tiding of
great joy, which shall be to all people.
For unto you Is born this day in the city
of David a Saviour which is Christ the
And this shall be a sign unto you: Ye
shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling
clothes, tying in s manger.
And suddenly there was with the angel
a multitude of the heavenly hoat praising
God, and saying. Glory to God in the high-
est, and on earth peace, good will toward
1958 2-door Chevrolet Biacayne.....795.00
1959 4-door H.T. BelAir with Power
Glide, Heater, Radio, Power
Steering, Two Tone.........1095.00
1956 4-door Chevrolet and Two-Tone
1956 Brookwood Station Wagon.... 995.00
1954 $ Ton Pickup........... .495.00
1955 L W Bane Pickup............645.00
1956 L W Bane Pickup............695.00
1958 Pickup, Radio, Heater,
Foam Rubber Seat...........995.00
1961 Extra Clean Pickup.........1495.00
All units serviced with Permanent
Convenient Payment Plan
Shelby Motor Co.
Phone CL 442363 Timpeon, Texan
Officials of Water
District to Be Named
In Jan. 2 Election
Five Supervisors and
Tax Assessor and Col-
lector to Bo Elected.
Five supervisors and an.as-
sessor and collector of taxes of
Shelby County Freeh Water
District No. 1 are doe to be
named in an election set for
January 2nd, according to no-
tice published in the Times.
Naming of the officials will
be for a period of two yean.
Midnight December 15th,
was the deadline for filing for
a place on the board, and the
following have filed, it is an-
nounced by Rayburn D. Mar-
shall, secretary:
For Supervisor—Arthur F.
Horton (re-election); John D.
Gaibreath (re-election); Jack
Bowlin, Ben S. Rhodes, and
Harold L. (Pete) Smith. 1'|
For sseeasor and collector of
taxes: Mm. R. M. Coen, Mrs.
W. A. Barnes, Bonier Haw-
The election win be held at
the Water District office on
Bremond Street with Z. B.
Ramsey, presiding judge; Mrs
J. N. Craig and Mrs. E. W.
Crawford, clerks.
Babnon’s Forecast
to Appear in The
Timas Dec, 29
The Times win publish "Beb-
son’s Business and Financial
Forecast for 1968” on Dec. 29
A careful checking of the
Babson Predictions made in
the Business and Financial
Forecast for 1961 upholds the
remarkable average of the
past yean by being 83% cor-
rect. It holds the beat and high-
est record for annual forecasts
on U. S. future htwinsm
Watch for Bahmm's Busi-
ness and Financial Forecast for
1962 in our issue of Dec. 29.
■ JAIAl*
Ofill Oh world ! bolld.ya, ChrlWBK ta U» holiday that b*lon»i
to ooo and an. Christmas is tor everyone, the sad and the weary, the
sick and the inflrmed, the happy children and their more serious
yet, Christmas belongs to an oh alooe. Veil at dUterent notions and
diversified beliets always share a certain unity in the observance
at this greetost at on holidays. Christmas, end the spirit that goas
with it. belongs to us eU.
Christmas Is a time of excitement far the very young. It means
good food, bright lights, an inviting pyramid at presents beneath s
glittering tree.
Christmas Is likewise a time of Joy lot those who are growing
up. And tor these Christmas begins to take on g deeper and more
significant meaning with each holiday. Behind the laughter and festiv-
ities. the caroling end presents, there Is boms the realisation that
there Is yet greater Joy In the holiday, though the gutter eg Sants
Claus becomes dimmer year by year.
For others, Christmas is a magic mirror of memories, e minor that
dissolves aU the prejudice, hate and sorrow to wtrieh mankind. Is
afflicted: a mirror that reflects only the kindness and goodness God
wished for the world He created.
Christmas Is all these things, and more. It Is the shadow eg s church
Steeple in the winter's snow; a pointed ray at Ught shining through
a stained glass window: the crunch, cnacb at heavy footsteps an
crusted snow; and voices singing in the night *
•Christmas is an things to all men: and to all mm it is the shhdng
symbol of mob’s continual hope for eternal Jalvattoo.
173 Persons May
Die In Texas
Over Holiday*
Austin—An estimated 178
persons in Texas will meet vio-
lent death during: the 19-day
Christmas-New Year’s holiday,
the Department of Public Safe-
ty estimated Saturday.
Col. Homer Garrlaon Jr, de-
partment director, predicted
traffic accidents will Mil 88
persons, other accidents 46,
and suicides and murders 48.
He designated 12 fil a. m.
Dec. 23 through 11:69 p. m.
Jan 1 for "operation death-
watch” to count fatalities and
focus public attention on the
"extra hazards" of the holiday
Fifty-three votes were east
in Shelby county In the na-
tional cotton marketing quota
referendum recently.
All 6S votes were cast in fa-
vor of the quotas, and four
Complete returns from all
but one of the 20 states in the
referendum showed 268.116
fanners in favor of continuing
the quotas on ordinary cotton
and 8,432 against.
' Two-thirds approval waa
needed to continue the quotas
for the 1962 crop. Approval
means that price supports will
be no lower than 66 percent of
the “fair income" parity level
for the 1962 crop.
The department recently set
acreage allotments for the
1*62 crop at 18.101,718, about
408,000 leas than the previous
Make safety a habit—not a
ElEETfflC CS-flP
HD sm.111
San Augustine—Thousands
of members and former mem-
bers of the Deep East Texas
Electric Cooperative will na-
ceiva check* within the next
few days totaling approximate-
ly 1103,270, Mr. D. N. Beasley,
manager of the Cooperative,
The cheeks, ranging hi
amounts from 26c to several
hundred dollars, are in pay-
ment of patronage refunds far
the year 1961 and are being
made to mem ben of the Coop-
erative of that year on the
basis of the amount paid into
the Cooperative for electric
The mailing of the checks at
this time, just before the holi-
day*, will reeuH In a hig shaS-
in-the-arm for both the Co-
operative memhem and basi-
ness in the mx county «roa serv-
ed by the HMKse-member Co-
operative, which hee headquar-
terms offices in San Augustine
Counties served by the electric
Cooperative are Sag Augustine,
Sabine, Shelby, and parts of
Newton, Panola and Nacogdo-
ches. i . . ;
Christmas Holidays
In observance of the Chiirt-
mas holidays Timpson Public
Schools will dismiss cbunco
the afternoon of December 21
and wfl! resume work on Jan-
uary 2, it is announced by Su-
perintendent 3. R. Perm enter.
earn may, he stacked
and Service
Ready and willing to take care of die
legitimate needs of our cuntomern.
We are prepared to nerve your every
banking need.
If you are not a customer of The Cot-
ton Belt State Bank may we invite you to
become one.
cm III BO Maximum Insurance CIS III H
•I Ml 1.59 For Each Depositor ilMH«
Enjoy the very bent in banking
service at -
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Molloy, T. J. Timpson Weekly Times (Timpson, Tex.), Vol. 76, No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, December 22, 1961, newspaper, December 22, 1961; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth814064/m1/1/ocr/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Timpson Public Library.

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