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4B The Mountain Messenger, Tuesday, March 6, 1990 % Alderson Elementary School has received a grant from West Virginia Arts and Humanities to provide art classes for students in grands 1 through 6. Students are receiving art instruction once a week for 1 1/ 1 hours. Instructors for the program are Clara Hardesty (left), Marianne Las- siter, and Adrienne Biesemeyer. Mary Lewis also instructs art but was unavailable for this photograph. The grant was written by the Alderson Elementary Parent Teachers Organization (PTO). Matching funds for the grant will be provided for by fund raisers sponsored by the PTO. As a mid-year review of the program the students' art work was on display for the February 27 PTO meeting. Parents, students, and staff had the opportunity to view the show. The PTO has voted to continue their sponsorship of the Alderson Art Iv, I Thebest things in the Greater Greenbrier Valley are free... | ncluding The Mountain Messenger_ The cheapest widely distributed classifieds in town: ountain essenger CALL TODAY! 647-5724 a word a word when accompanied if billed. by payment. MINIMUM) ($2.25 MINIMUM) Just write your ad to buy, sell or trade below and return it to our office at 122 North Court Street, Lewisburg, WV 24901. For an error-free ad, please type or print plainly. DEADLINE: 9 A.M. FRIDAY & Hers Towel Town ;. Wash Cloth .................. 89 ea. Braded Throw Rug " Hand Towel .............. $1.59 ea Homemade Soft Pillows Bath Towel ...... $2.99 to $6,99 Bear: in Basket Winston Cup Car Race Sheets & Comforter Candyland Comforter Unicorn Comforter Nomemake Heart Shape Pillow Homemade Baby Quilt ................................................. $30.00 Homemade Full Size Quilt .......................................... $300.00 "'Romemade Afghan ..................................................... $100.00 We also have a lady who makes kitchen curtains. "Please children and young adults don't use Drug & Alcohol and pray everyday for our youngsters." Owner: John Hiser Quarry Rd. Village (behind Dr. Dough Pizza) Fairlea, WV By Mark Flynn Readers of this newspaper are probably aware of the recycling cen- ter in Fairlea, and of the need for wider support of its program. Things which could be put to good use are instead being thrown away, and are filling up our landfill. Recycling is a good idea. Items which we can no longer use anyway can help to save trees, reduce air pollution, reduce dependence on foreign oil, and provide jobs in our community. Christians, and all citi- zens, have reason to use for good the sorts of things that would other- wise be thrown away. In the twenty-sixth chapter of Deuteronomy, however, the people of God are told that God is con- cerned not just with what they have left over, but with the first and the best of what they have. In Deuteronomy, the people of God are instructed to dedicate to God each year a portion of the 'lirst fruits"-- the first harvest of the sea- son. The people were told what to say when they brought this offering to God. They were told to say, '1 now acknowledge to the Lord my God that 1 have entered the land that he promised our ancestors to give us." Then, when the priest had placed the offering on the altar, the people were to recite their history, remind- ing themselves that their ancestors had no home,': and that they had been slaves in Egypt, but that God had rescued them from slavery, and had given them a home, and free- dom, and bountiful crops. So, it was out of gratitude for what God had done for them that the people of God were to give a portion of the first fruits back to Him. We Americans in the last decade of the Twentieth Century, are, for the most part, descendants of Euro- peans or Asians who came to this great land because of the lack of opportunity in their homelands, or descendants of Africans who were made victims of the same cruel and unjust system which the Israelites endured in Egypt. Most of us are the descendants of people who were poor and homeless, or even slaves. Most of us have fared well with the home and freedom which we now have. Most of us have enjoyed bounty which the people of God in Old Testament times would never have thought possible. Today's Americans have more reason than any other people who have ever lived to praise and honor God by the way in which they use their possessions -- both their "first fruits" and their trash, and every- thing in between. Reverend Mark Flynn is the pas- tor of Trinity and Elizabeth Chapel United Methodist Churches in the Ronceverte area. Charmco: First 'Citizens Against Drugs Organizational Meeting Held Greenbrier County's first "Citi- door prize. After the meeting, a "New Eng- . zens Against Drugs" rally was held February 24 at Greenbrier West land-style round table discussion High School, Charmco. West Vir- was held with incumbents Wallace, ginia House of Delegates members Rowe and Brackenrich joined by Bill Wallace and James Rowe and aspirants for the House of Dele- State Senator J. D. Brackenrich gates, Pat Detch and james Gerl. were among the persons attending Also attending was Elizabeth Bran- the special meeting, non Sampson of Ivydale, candidate Katie Rowe, a resident of Sinking for the State Senate. Creek Road and a senior at Green- Pritchard Farley Collins of Rupert brier East High School spoke is founder of Greenbrier Citizens against drugs. Ms Rowe recently Against Drugs. Co-chairmen are won the regional American Legion Reverend Jay Talbott of Highland Oratorical Contest in Lewisburg. Baptist Church on Muddy Creek Sam Atkins talked about how Mountain and Reverend David Jas- parents may detect drug abuse by per of John Wesley United Method- their children and how to tell if a ist Church in Lewisburg. neighborhood building is used for il- The meeting was sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post licit drug activity. The Perry Sisters from White 4464 in Rainelle and the Greenbrier Sulphur Springs sang the National County Chapter of the National As- Anthem and several religious songs, sociation for the Advancement of The Perry sisters' father, Reverent Colored People. The second meeting of the group Earl Perry gave the benediction at is planned for the Lewisburg area in the meeting. Rupert artist Jeanne Brenneman March. An announcement as to time donated an oil painting as the major and place will be made in this news- paper. By Helen W. Searle De Boilet was a carpenter at Cor- bie Abbey in the northwest province of Picardy, France. On January 13, 1381 his daughter Nicolette was born. Colette's parents were already quite elderly and before she was twenty-two they both died. After distributing her inheritance to the poor, Colette entered the Be- guinage Monastery at Amiens. Not finding it strict enough to suit her ideals, she returned to Corbie and became a member of the Benedic- tine Hospital Sisters. Again she was not satisfied. This time she moved to Mon:el and joined the Poor Clares. Discovering they were not practicing the strict observances established by Saint Clare, but the modified rules set forth by Pope Urban IV, she decided to become a Francis- can tertiary. (The Sisters of Saint Clare or "Poor Clares" are the Sec- ond Order of Saint Francis for con- templative and monastic nuns. A tertiary is the Third Order of Saint Francis for religious brothers and sisters. All adhere to the rules of the First Order of Saint Francis [OFM, Order of Friars Minor] which are poverty, chastity and obedience.) Colette took a vow of seclusion, re- turned to Corbie and, for three years, lived in a small cell next to the Church of N6tre Dame As Colette grew in holiness and spiritual wisdom she became in- spired to restore the Poor Clares to the original intent of the founder. In 1406, after receiving her habit from Peter de Luna, who the French rec- ognized as Pope Benedict XlII, she began her work as general superior of all convents of the order. The Colettine Reforms spread through France, Flanders, Savoy and Spain and even had a positive effect on the Friars Minor communi- ties. During the forty years of her work she founded fifteen communi- ties, one branch of which is called the Colettines. Saint Colette died at her commu- nity in Ghent March 6, 1447. Her rel- ics are enshrined in a golden reli- quary made in the form of a small church at the Monastery of Saint Clare in Poligny, France, along with some other small personal posses- sions like a wooden bowl, an auto- graphed letter, her seal and a wax tablet book with a cover scene de- picting the adoration of the Maji carved from ivory. "The Cross of Heaven," a very small jeweled cross Saint Colette received in a vision from Our Savior, is kept -- along with a crucifix presented to her by Saint Vincent Ferrer --- in the mon- astery of Saint Clair in Besan:on, France. Saint Colette is remembered on her feast day, March 6. When you like the Mountain Messenger PLEASE thank our advertisers l (Weather Permitting) ( ~] ble ~'17 ~Y% Welcome to the 1990 Flea Market at Greenbrier Valley Mall} If you have any questions please feel free to call the mall office at (304) 645'-6761. We look forward to seeing you! The SNAPPER Intermediate Rear Tine Tiller gives you the power you need for all kinds of lawn and gardening chores. Reverse tating tines dig in deep to break up hard ground. a W w/fit Seven-position depth bar adjusts easily 5" x 13" pneumatic tires for excellent traction in loose dirt. Lightweight design and adjustable front weights for maneuverability. AS LOW AS JOIN THE MILLIONS OF SATISFIED SNAPPER USERS. I 422 EDGAR AVE. RONCEvERTE, W.VA. 647-5353 t iI, :;.?! Jack and Kathy derson announce that Colton Zachary was ary 22 at 6:41 p.m. weighed 10 pounds 2.4 and was 21 1/2 inches has one sister, Heather Maternal grandparents F. McVey and the R. McVey, Jr. grandparents are McVey and the late H. McVey. Paternal are Theodore and baugh.Paternal great gl ents are Harriett S. Heaven Is Very Near By Charles E. Pishner "1 am to heaven very near. In fact I am prayers awaY, Nothing need I fear I am going to heaven Soon the trumpet will I will rise and shine. To heaven I will be Jesus will forever be Prayers my mother Nearly every day for me. i am going to heaven one( Eternally there I will be. Jesus is my Lord. One day I am going home I read my Bible word. Never will I be alone. Yes I am going to That day is very near. Jesus has my Nothing need I fear. I will then rejoice and Friends and loved ones I~ Jesus to earth is comingI I will be with Jesus & Mr Sandie Holliday of and Curtis Poage of vite you to their wedding March 31 at 3 p.m. in terian Church Organ C~ one is welcome. Have you difficulty in YOUR Mountain ? If so, please 647-5724 Weekdays 8:30 5:30 p.m. We strive to you the best paper in a timely Thank you. [inl~ng ~t, Makers of men's shirts are build a non-breakable buttO~. s andard plastics are not up to=, c,al ,toning that mostal/-cotton" Iweeze the weather, dir! and detergents" care, at,, The Personel