THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE. WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY
murmuring, or unwilling matter. Rather, it is service of
complete self-- ,
effacement, outflowing love
by H. C. Chiles
and utter devotion to the
needs of others. The joy deodds
(Excerpts of an address deliver- rived from such service is
ed before the Whitesburjr Rotary unlike any
other that can
Club. At present Rev. Chiles is come to the human spirit.
conducting a revival at the First
(In selecting her great, the
Baptist Church in Whitesburg.)
world usually forgets that
glamor and greatness are not
Selfishness is an undue love synonymous. In the light oi
of self. It is characterized this fact, we must ever reby the weakness of the sociai member that the truly great
affection and the strength 01 are those who do what their
the personal desires. Withouf Creator wants them to do.
regard for others and without where and when He directs
remorse the selfish man does that it shall be done.
(the things which be believes
will further his designs. Con- stages,gradual and successive
ideas of what constisequently, he is withered from
jeal- tutes aristocracy have been
covetousness, pained with
ousy and tormented with changing. There was a time
envy. He knows nothing of when many thought birt i
the sweets of enjoyment, ren- constituted aristocracy. Later,
ders himself miserable, and in- others thought money and
curs the disrespect, and some- aristocracy were synonymous.
times the contempt, of those They thought a large bank
around him. A selfish busi- account was the badge ot
greatness. In this connection
ness man will always consid
it has been my observation
the losses he may cause otheis
Ti?c nwn oains rpcrarHlpss or that the average person who
A selfish politician will press 'leeis m money
his ambitious schemes regard
less of the public good. Selfish either through patrimony di
ness expresses those undue matrimony, rather
preferences of self which dis through his own personal
play a manifest indifference efforts. Some still have the
for the interests, desires, and ddeasynonymous, and most peo
feelings of others. But, when are
one is selfish and determined ple today are too intelligent
to have his own way and to to believe it. Others cling to
gratify his own whims and the idea that power means
With them the
wishes, unhappiness is inevit greatness.
coveted thing is to have a
If a man denies himseif position in which one can
merely for his own sake, such dominate others or make hL
is only a refined will prevail.
form of selfishness. After all,
Holding to that ancient,
STATE PARK AREA
if any man is wrapped up in pagan and mistaken notion
himself, he is a very small that a position of power is a
parcel. Self ought never be mark of greatness, there arc
the center around which one's those who seek places of pre
little world revolves. It is to eminence for themselves. B&- An agreement with the f e deral government has been si gned by the State for lease of
.be regretted that some serve mg selfish, they strive daily
others from selfish motives- - It for
With an an area on Dewey Lake to be used as a State park- The lease covers 1,800 acres of land
and water in Johnson County. Development of the park is to start soon.
is recorded of an architect by insatiable desire for attention,
the name of Cnidus, that hav- recognition, honor and posi
Brief History Of
ing built a watch-towfor tion, they resort to all sorts
and Mrs. Balvia Johnson here.
the King of Egypt, to warn of tactics to obtain position- The Mountain Eagle
FFA Training Center Hartley, Johnson visited and
mariners of certain dangerous er offices in various organiza Whitesburg, Kentucky
The Leadership Training Sunday.
rocks, he caused his own name tions. Such striving for atYou have probably read in
Center is located at Hardmsto be engraved in large letters tention, recogniton, prestige the papers of the state-wid- e
Miss Elva June Fouts,
on a stone in the wall, and and positions of
drive now in progress to raise burg, Kentucky. It was form- Wayne L. Johnson, Miss Audin
then, having covered it with fluence is always a mark of $250,000 to be used to com erly a CCC Camp. When the rey Mae Johnson, Carl J.
lalaster, he inscribed on the little people. Obviously, it is plete the building program at camp was discontinued, the Johnson, Miss Rose Ann John
outside, in golden letters the merely a case of eeotTsm, cop the Future Farmers of Am- - Kentucky Association of Fu son, Miss Lizzie J. Johnson
name or tne rLirig ot isgypt, as ceit. arrogance and selfishness, erica .Leadership Iraining ture Farmers of America, by and Mrs. Emma J. Tackitt all
assessing each member, pur motored to Neon Friday.
though the thing were done Either
a consider- - Center at Hardmsburg.
chased the camp site. The
for his glory. He knew that ation of ones relatives am
All Kentucky counties ex
Ihe Kentucky and West Vir
ere long the waves would wear friends, the least sense of pro- - cept Letcher, Harlan, Knott, barracks and other buildings ginia 'Gas Company are start
away the coat of plaster and prity or even a little Chris and Martin have vocational were donated to the FFA.
ing to drill a well for gas on
that his own name would ap- tianity would take that spiri1 agriculture departments and Kentucky Future Farmers the Clark Johnson property.
pear, and his memory be hand- out of any person.
FFA chapters. County Fund are rural boys studying
lagriculture in 222 of ville Saturday onwas in Pike
ed down to succeeding gener
Ureatness is not determined Drive organizations have been
ations. I here are many who. by how many one can com set up in all counties except
Farmers JJohnson were in Etty,SKy
while doing things' ostensibly mand, but by the number one ,hnsp Tist.pH aVinvp
Kpvpral vpnrs an wp had without outside help, hawpnnt L
for others, are really seeking can serve- And in this matter
$100,000 into the Leadership
to gratity their own
Lizzie J. Johnson and Mrs
of service one does not have an active FFA chapter at Training Center's ImproveMany former
If the outer coat of their pre- to seek a place. The door td Whitesburg.
Emma J. Tackett were the
tenses were removed, we service is never closed. It if; members of the Whitesburg ment Program. This has been Sunday guests of Miss Helen
would see them as they really open to the poorest a"nd- th Chapter are now doing fine very difficult for these boys Johnson
are, desirous of their own wealthiest, to the least intelli- work in Kentucky and other Bince ine
Victor Fleming of Etty, was
glory. Service is a great gent and the most intellectual, states.
Just to mention a Paies e on memDersmp uues here over the week end visit
ot thirty-fivcents per boy.
word, but a greater thing. It and to the youngest and th few, John Adams, teacher of
"y icuei in agricuiiure
at Nicholas County
means "to minister to an oldest. Whoever one may bp. g
Violet Fouts and Jean John
mausiiy nave visited the son are both patients in the
other." We are called upon to wherever he may go, and High, Tommy Gish heads the a
put service for others above whatever may be ris resource, United Press News Service in eitef These men because of Virgie Hospital.
m tne program,
Pvt. Carl J. Johnson of Fort
he may be the means of help Frankfort, William Sailing is set UP merest
the Statewide campaign Knox is
Assistant Director of Veterans
Interdependence is a reality. ing others. Opportunities for
spending a ten day
$250,000 to complete
All of us are formed for so- winning this kind of greatness Training, State Department of
igh here with his par
e ouiiaing program at tne
ents Mr. and Mrs. Allard
ciety, and we are dependent lie all around us. Fortunate is Education, Frankfort,
Chad Mullins is a practicing
upon each other for mental that man who trains his eyes
he Leadership Training
veterinarian in Mississippi.
Richard Hurt was in
improvement, happiness, com- to see them.
Reedus Bach, a Stuart Robin- - 5,rofram uner way at
fort, and prosperity. Because If one cannot help others
cf the tragedies, woes,
along life's road, it is because son graduate who teaches at c"lr i",v'u u uture uarmers
wanderings and wick- he is not tall enough to stoop Butler Hiffh in Pendleton iur. eniucKy
g Five Die In State
of this world, we are in nor good enough to serve. The County, has coached the state sibilities mf chapter and
officers, to In Traffic Mishaps
dairy judging team
dire need of genuine service. real test of dignity and greatUP a
aPier program oi- Five persons
and just last vear had the Star
It is only through service that ness is the ability to stoop
were killed or
a "Y" ies'
gnev and serve. When the Messina Kentucky Future Farmer, is meetings and to Presiae pub- - died of injuries received in
ances redressed, injustices earthquake took place a few anohter Letcher County bov n.c;
traffic accidents n Kentucky
lhe Program also
corrected, and ignorance dis years ago, the king and queen who is doing outstanding
over the week end, a roundThere are many more dest opportunities for wild, up showed today.
of Italy left the throne and
Me studv conservation work,
Each of us should be willing the palace and hastened to the of these young men.
Frday. night James
When the Whitesburg Chap- - castlnS. ropework, and photo-te- r cum, 19, and Leonard S. Mar- to forego some things for the scene of the terrible catas
of FFA was active it al-- Fa.Phvsake of others. We need to trophe. Walking amonp the
duded m the program, 20, both of Botto, in Clav
ways 'received splendid sup- - 1S
keep reminding ourselves that sufferers, they literally stooptwenty-fiv- e
to thirty boys County, were killed in a
we must be considerate of ed and ministered to them port from Letcher County
.iaugnt to swim each weeic wreck near Manchester.
others and sympathetic with with their own hands and citizens and organizations. I jre
Ephrian M. Parriean. 63, of
rm2 tb:e camping season,
them. We must try to real hours. Royalty was never am sure that there are indi- complete program stresses Litchfield, in Grayson County,
ize in some measure their cir- more royal than then. Only viduals and organizations who leadership, recreation, citizen- - and Bennie Gillispie, 47, of
cumstances, their problems those who stoop to serve are will want Letcher County rep- - M"P a"a patriotism.
Falmouth, in Pendleton Coun
and their limitations.
truly great. The depths of a resented in this state-wid- e
agreeably ty, were killed in accidents
We. haYe eeP
All of us exert some in- man s descent in service will drive. Contributions may be
urPsea oy tne interest ot the Saturday.
fluence upon those around us. determine the extent of his deducted from your income tyuuwz ui mis campaign and Corrme Day. 15. of Owens.
We increase or diminish the exaltation in glory. Genuine tax returns.'
ere are many more boro, died Saturday of insum total of human happiness. service is life's shining glory A record of each contribu- - lc.ei want to have a part in juries received in an automowho
Ition will be included in a
Every man is either a blot or and the badge of true
bile accident in Daviess Counleather-boun- d
book and dis this worthy cause.
a blessing, but a blank he canty Friday.
played in an appropriate place
not be. Because one cannot
A pilot plant which can do at the Leadership Training
touch the life of another withPICTURING COAL
out leaving a mark on it, he for coal in minutes what it Center at Hardinsburg. Any iiiilard Johnson and Carl J. Responsible for one of the
should live for others, instead would take nature centuries to contribution will be grateful Johnson were in Pikeville greatest advances in above- of living for self. Man's in- accomplish has been installed ly appreciated by the 12,000 xiuui.uajfuuousuiei!,.
ground blasting terWmiPc:
Fout3 used in the coal industry is a
fluence is permanent in char- at a Colorado coal mine at members of the Kentucky
-acter. It plays its part in Pueblo. The new plant, de- Association of Future Farm and Miss Rose Ann Johnson camera a special machine-gu- n
ers of America.
were in Virgie, Ky., Thursshaping the character of the signed by a French engineer,
type sequence camera
Thanking you in advance day.
future, it survives the stroke actually is a low temperature
that permits engineers to
Miss Rose Ann Johnson was study the
of death, it outlives the pul- furnace which removes excess for your interest and wishing
verizing process of the grave, volatile matter from western for one and all a prosperous the Friday night guest of her progress of a blast
and Happy New Year. I am sister, JMrs. Pete Burke of
and it will be found working coals to produce a low-voVery truly yours,
when eternity dawns.
tile coal or "char" for blend
Note Book Filled
aboye self is not a ing with other coals to im
Charles W. Tackett was the 3 hole, 10 cenis each at MounService
Thursday night guest of Mr: tain Eagle office.
self - seeking, prove the quality of coke.
Ky. Association of FFA.
YoU ArC Invit?d To
JAN. 21, 1954.
CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE
Kiwanis Committee On Church
Kentucky Photo News
Photo by Barney Cowherd
NEW ACCOJIKO-i- , iTONS
William Landahl, who recently was
named superintendent of Pennyrile Forest State Park, and his wife
and daughter enjoy one of the type of new cottages that is to be
available In the park next spring. This shot was made at Kentucky
Lake State Park, and similar accommodations are now open at Lake
Cumberland State Park. There will be seven of the cottages plus a
new dining room at Pennyrile Forest, located near Dawson Springs,
when the park opens for the season Slay 1.
Canned Peas Good In Potato Nests
Canned peas, one of the leading vegetable packs, have an established
popularity based on their delicate and sweet flavor. This attribute-accountfor their acceptance "as is" and why they can be combined,
with so many other vegetables. For a substantial vegetable course
serve canned peas atop baked stuffed potatoes. And let the canned food
shelf provide other menu suggestions. For the main course have baked
luncheon loaf with a peach syrup glaze, accompanied by cling peach
halves filled with pickle relish.
Peas inPotato Boats: Bake 3 large potatoes in hot oven (450F.)
Cut potatoes in half being careful not to break shell. Scoop
potato; mash, season with salt, pepper and butter. Add hot milkout
make iluffy mashed potatoes. Put back in shell heaping the potato at.
the sides and leaving large depression in center. Brown under broiler.
can peas; reduce liquid by boiling to about one half.
Add peas, salt, pepper and butter; heat to serving temperature. Fill
potato centers with peas. YIELD: 6 servings.
Luncheon Loaf with Peach Garnish: Place 2 luncheon meat loaves
together in baking pan; score
and insert cloves. Sprinkle with
.3 tablespoons of brown suga- 1 cup syrup drained from canned
cling peaches around meat.
moderate oven (375F.) 30 min- Mtes, basting several times d.
nking with the syrup. During lart
,1& minutes, place peach halves ..
,pickle relish. YIELD: 6 servings. pin with meat and fill
give you Choice of
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