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international Un~orra Sunda~ Scho~ Le~or~ Bible MateriaJ: John 1,2. I)e,otlo,.-I M t ew IS:IVY. THE HEADLIN!g above might lead you to think this is a Column about a boy and a girl. If that's what you are looking for, read no further. That's not what this is about. We are talking about something more important than an imaginary girl or boy. This is about life, your life. We may as well come to the point at ~ once. "He who loves his life losesii 'it." This is a quo- tation from Jesus Christ. As if it were not hard enough to under- stand by itself, Jesus adds an Dr. Foreman even harder sentence: "He who hates his life in the world will keep "it for eternal life." Jesus never talked nonsense; but he often said things that made men walk away, asking themselves, What can th'~ mean? This is one of those hard sayings. The Orou Is the Answer Jesus did not explain his riddle in words. He explained it by action Let it never be doubted that Christ was fully normal, apart from sin. "Like his brethren in every re- spect," a New Testament writer says. Now the will-to-live is strong in every man. In some persons of unsound mind there is no will-to- live, only the will-to-die. But Jesus never strikes you (nor any o~e else) as a morbid type, who v:ou~.~ go around hating himself and~h:' il ing life. Jesus had a Joy in livinE this is clear f~'om all we know o~ him. Yet he came at last to s crlsi~ in life where he Ihad a chance to choose to live, perhaps for mary years; but chose to die. He l~ved life; but he would not treasure h!~ life above all things else. He loved life; but it came to the point wl-ere he knew the best tnvestmenL @f h'; life would be to "Isy it dowr." :t,; use his own words). Jesus sometimes said he "had to" [ suffer and die; but what kind of I ! necessity what this? No outside By Miss Margaret Houser force pushed him. True, once he got into the hands of the police, I News~hasu~,~-~--'~-~carce due to the end was foreseen by every one.II the s"--~:--:now and the drifted roads Yet even then Jesus said he could summon angels to his aid. And be- that were almost impossible to fore that, it would have been per- travel. If it hadn't been for the fectly simple not to offend the Pharisees and the scribes. Pilate had never heard of him and would never have heard of him if the chief priests and the rest of them had not brought Jesus before him. Jesus had no quarrel with the Roman Governor; and could have lived to a ripe old age, in retire- ment somewhere. But then what about the rest of us ? What would we think of God ? If Jesus was the divine Word made flesh, if he was God-made-man, and if he had re- fused the cross, then W'e would have known that there is one thing God would not do for man. God would teach man, condemn man, praise or punish man; but God would not die for man. God would not let himself be hurt... But no, Christ chose the Cross. He chose to die, not for himself alone but for every man. The Dying Seed Look into the garden ground after it has been planted. What do you find? To the eye, nothing; just seeds rotting in ~he ground, seeds that will never come out again, seeds falling apart, dying. But look again; every living seed is sending up a green stem that will hold up another plant. To have life, you must first have death. To have victory, you must be ~illing to take scars. It is so with gardens. It is so with life. Jesus' sacrifice is not the only one needed to save the world. Let us suppose for a moment that every Christian in the church were just as selfish, Just as much a Me-Firster, as anybody outside the church. What would th~ church amount to ? Nothing more than another I~ompous club. It would never hav& lasted as long as it has, of course; it would indeed never have existed at all. Go over the roll of history. Some people are called "Great" when nothing about them was great except their crimes. Who are the truly great ? They are, they have always been, those who did not love themselves best. They were those who--in the pinch--whether in one single burst of heroism or through long years, gave themselves for others. (Based on outlines copyrighted by the Division of.Christian Education, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U. S. A. Released by Community Press Service.) Suppose Jesus Hsa Re~,,4't GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY m BEST ADERTISIN6 MEDIU SPIRIT: ADVOCATE. We feature the famous Reliable Prescriptions serv- ice, your assurance of skilled professional service and uniformly fair prices. Be sure to turn to us also for drugs and other health aids. Thank you[ " NICHOLS STUCK PHARMACISTS Phone 173 Charles Town, W. Vta FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR ISrl OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA Millvflle Plant N& 899 Charles Town Martinsburg Plaint AM 7-8955 Dbmolving Partnership', We Will Sell the Following PerFonal Property, located 6 miles N. ~V. of Rerryville, Va., off Route 7 on Route 632 known as the Crum Church Road, Carlke Cotmty, Virginia, on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1961 BEGINNING AT 11:00 O'Clocic A. M. 27 HEAD OF DAIRY CATTLE 27 $ Holstein Cows, full flow of milk; Guernsey Cow, full flow of milk; 4 Holstein Cows, springers; 4 Holstein Cows with calves by side; Guernsey Cow with calf by side; Holstein Heifer with 1st calf by side; 2 Holstein Heifers, close springers; 5 Holstein Heifers, bred; 4 Holstein Heifers, 400 -500 lbs. e~ch; 2 Holstein Calves, 6-months old. 19 . HEAD OF SHEEP - 19 18 Ewes with II Lambs, more to lamb; Ram. All Sheep I and 2 years old. 21 - HEAD OF HOGS - 21 2 Spotted Poland China Sows will farrow by sale day; Hamp- shire Sow with 7 pigs; Fat Hog, approx. 200 lbs.; I1 Shoats, weight approx. 75 - 100 lbs. each; 6 Shoats, weight approx. 40 - 50 lbs. each. -CHICKENS:--15 Laying Hens. MISCELLANEOUS :,--100 Locust Post, 7~ Ft.; 5 Bushels of Potatoes; 8 Sugar Cured Hams and Shoulders, and Other Articles that are not mentioned. TERMS:---CASH. Nothing to be removed until settled for. W. and W. PARTNERS PHONE 151oW-12 BERRYVlLLE, VA. MORROW and THARPE. Auctioneers. R. E. MORELAND, Clerk. Lunch Rights Re~erved. 3t. men of Bakerton going out with shovels, tractors and trucks we would still be blocked in. First time in history of the post office here that the mail wasn't deliver- ed to us on Feb. 4th and 5th. All church services were cancelled. Miss Alma Lee Knott, S. N. of Kings Daughters Hospital Mar- tinsburg was Saturday, Feb, llth guest of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knott and family. Rev. and Mrs. James Smith and children of Shenandoah Junction were Sunday, Feb. 15th dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Van Camp and children and spent the evening and everyone had a nice time. Rev. Smith is pastor of the Methodist Church. Mrs. W. A. Manuel spent Mon- day night in Martinsburg with ~er brother-in-law and sister-in- law Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Hoffman and Edward Lee Cole. Mr. and Mrs. Berkeley Winters and sons were Saturday evening guests of their parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson. Miss Esther Geary of Washing- ton, D. C. visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. Norman Geary and fam ily over the weekend. Mrs. Mary Moler of Martins- burg is visiting Miss Mattie and Robert Nicholas. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Mills and daughter and Mrs. ,~nna Mary Hetzel motored to Washington, D.C. on Saturday and were guests of Mrs. W. S. Geary. and family. Wallace Gift who has been em ployed at Fry's Quarry near Mar- tinsburg has gone with the Com- pany to Clearbrook, Va. to work. Frank Stewart, Vernon Kidwiler and Roy Hoffmaster have work there too, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Frye and children of Kensington, Md. were Sunday guests of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Ernest H~user Sr. and daughter. Mrs. Roy Hendrieks who has been on the sick list is some im- proved. Mrs. Donald Trundle and dau- ghter of Shepherdstown were Fri day guests of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Snyder. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan VanCamp and children motored to Grant- ville, W. Va. over the weekend and visited with his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Van Camp. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sisk and daughter of Martinsburg were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harding and son and Mrs. Annie Loudan. Mr. Clyde Daugherty of Hagers In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County West Virginia In The Office Of The Clerk Of The Said Court THE RIGGS NATIONAL BANK OF WASHINGTON, D. C., A Nat- ional Banking Institution Incor- porated Under the Laws of The United States As Executor-Trus- tee Under the Will of Mary Blaine Barker in the District of Columbia, Petitioner, vs Civil Action No, 85 - BANK OF CHARLES TOWN, A West Virginia Corporation, An cillary Administrator, C.~T. A., of the Estate of Mary Blaine Bar- ker; FANNIE KELLISON; LULU STULL; CLARA L. ABELL; THE SALVATION ARMY, A Georgia Corporation, THE AMERICAN. NATIONAL RED CROSS, A Cur- poration, Incorporated Under the Laws of The United State~; ALL UNKNOWN Creditors OF MARY BLAINE BARKER; DECEASED; and ALL OTHER PERSONS IN- TERESTED, or WHO MAY BE- COME INTERESTED, IN THE ESTATE OF MARY BLAINE BARKER, Deceased, Defendants. NOTICE TOf. ALL OF THE ABOVE NAM ED DEFENDANTS You. and each of you, are here bY notified that the above named Petitioner has filed its Petition before the Circuit Court of Jef- ferson County, West Virginia, praying that an Order be entered authorizing the Defendant, Bank of Charles Town, as Ancillary Ad ministrator, C. T. A., of the Es- tate of Mary Blaine Barker to pay over, transfer and deliver to Pe- tioner, for removal from the State of West Virginia to the Dis trict of Columbia, all of the West Virginia assets of the estats of Mary Blaine Barker, Deceased, who died domiciled in the Dis- trict of Columbia, and for other relief, and that true copies of said Petition are available for YOu. You are further notified that town, Md. was Sunday guest of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Daugherty. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Houser motored to Knoxville, Md. on Sun day and visited Mr. and Mrs. Harry Higdon. Miss Dixie Kay Houser visited Miss Kitty Rainer in Harpers Fer ry on Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hill of Scrabble, W. Va. were Sunday evening guests of Mrs. F. A. Hill and Mr. and Mrs. C. J. HilL World Day Prayer Observance of World Day of Prayer was held Friday night, Feb. 17th at 7:30 p. m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Het- zell. After the meeting a brief business of W. S. C. S. was con- ducted by the president. After the meeting Mrs. Hetzel assisted by Mrs. Lewis and Mr. Hetzel served refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Holmes and Miss Edith Geary of Charles Town were Sunday evening guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Daugherty. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Hoffmas ter and family of Rockville, Md. were the weekend guests of her mother Mrs. John Meier and son other guests on Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. William Trail and dau- ghter of Charles Town. Mrs. Bryan Hoffmaster who has been a patient in the Kings Dau- ghters Hospital in Martinsburg returned home today. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Houser Sr. and daughter motored to Hag- erstown, Md. on Saturday and vis ited their son and daughter-in- law Mr. and Mrs. Tanner Houser and daughter. Mrs. Tanner Hous- er gave a birthday supper in hen or of her husband and his mother birthday. France and rebels still split on means to end war. U.S. scienus~s find Soviet hopeful on arms talk. SMITH STRIDER FUNERAL HOME 304 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. PHONE:--- Day 370 Night L McDONALD. Jlt. AGENCY INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE Mason Building Phone 735 Charles Town, W. Va. LAWRENCI When your family monu. CALENDAR Charles'Town "Ranson CHURCHES METHODIST: Charles Town Methodist Church Corner North & Charles Streets Richard Theodore Scholl, D. D. Church School--9:30 A. M. Morning WorshaP--ll:00 A. M. BAPTIST: Charles Town Baptist Church Corner Congress & Samuel Sts. Russell J. Urquhart, Pastor Sunday Schooi--9:45 A. M. Morning WorabAI>---11:00 A. M. EPISCOPAL: Zion Episcopal Church Corner Congress & Church Sts. Alien L. Bartlett, Jr., Rector Holy CoTnmunion---8:00 A. M. Church School--9:30 A. M. (Parish House) Morning Worship---ll:00 A. M. LUTHERAN: St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church North Mildred S~:eet, l:~nson Richard E. Neal, Pastor Sunday School--9:45 A. M. The Service--ll:00 A. M. :::::::::::::::::::::::::: PENTECOSTAL: Calvary Assembly of God Church 5th Ave. & Fal~fax Blvd., Ranson William Reed, Pastor Sunday S~hool--10:00 A. M. Monni,ng Wershlp---ll:00 A. M. ---------. PRESBYTERIAN: Charles Town Presbyterian Church East Washington Stree~ Carlyle A. McDonald, Minister Church Schoo1--9:45 A. M. Morning Worship--ll:00 A. M. ROMAN CATHOLIC: St. James Catholic Church Corner S. George & Avis Sis. Rev. John C. Ryan The Mass---8:0O A. M. a~d 11:00 A. M. SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST Seventh Day Adventist Church Second Avenue, Ra~m(m J. E. Keishner, Pastor SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON r Maas 4--B THURSDAY FEBRUARY 25, S~turday Services: 9:30 A. M.--~a~b~t~ Service 10:45 A. M.--~Sabba~h School "Cry Unto God" Sunday Sermon For Lutherans The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pas- tor of St. Thomas Lutheran Chur ch, corner of Seventh Avenue and North Mildred Street, Ranson an nounced Monday the following schedule of services for Sunday, Feb. 26 an(l subsequent week-day events: The Service at 11:00 a. m. sermon, "Cry Unto God", and children's sermon, "Lenten Cus- toms". Nursery held during wor- ship. Sunday Church School and the Pastor's Class at 9:45 a. m.; Joseph R. Staley, Superintendent. Junior Luther League meets at the church at 6:30 p. m.; Senior Luther League meets at 7:30 p. m. Monday, Den 1 of Cub Scout iliiiii!!i! :i iiii!ii~! .... i:i!!i( ~ii Pack 39 meets at 4:00 p nesday, Brownie Scout meets at 4:00 p. m. pers, Wednesday at 7:~i sermon on Job 14. 2 of Cum Scout Pack at 4:00 p. m. Community Service, Thursday at 7 with sermon by the John Grissinger, Jr. ior Choir practice at 4: Saturday, meets at the parsonage a.m. U. S. plans big to track Mars trip. U. N. Assembly gets tape. Navy shifting air to Iceland. Educador converts swamp into harbor. New Soviet pact is Cuba. Air conditioned tented. Somehow we don't think of the baby's bassinette as a "scientific development." But it is. It has been designed to protect a child from exterior hazards-- and from himself. Religion isn't what we would call "scientific." But it, too, embraces this theory of double protection. The man or woman who worships God faithfully is prepared for the unexpected crises in life. And his mature conscience is ready to cope with temptation. ( This isn't to say that nothing ever goes wrong for the ardent church-goer. But meets each outward or inward challenge with ade- quate spiritual resources |. There are impelling reasons why you need the Church and its un- dergirding strength. And for every one that is evident today, there are others you'll confront tomorrow. CopyHS$I 196l, I(~ter A~v. ,~rvlc~, ~r~,b~r~, Va. THE: CHURCH FOR ALL . . . ALL FOR THE CH;URCH The Church is the greatest factor on earth'for the building of character and good citizenship. It is a storehouse of spiritual values. Without a strong Church, neither democracy nor civilization can surviv~e. There are four sound reasons why every person should attend services regularly and support the Church. They arc: (1) For his own sake. (2) For h~s children's sake. (3) For the sake of his community and nation. (4) For the sake of the Church itself, which needs his moral and material support. Plan to so to church regularly and read your Bible daily. Day Book Chapter Verses Sunday I Peter 5 6-7 Monday Psalms 23 i-3 Tuesday John ~ 14 1 Wednesday Hebrews 2 17-18 Thursday Matthew 26 41 Friday Luke 6 47-48 Saturday II Timothy~ 19 THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY THE BUSINESS FIRMS BELOW IN SUPPORT OF THE CHURCHES OF THE COMMUNITY: H. W. WAGELEY, INC. SUPERTANE GAS SERVICE Phone 241 Charles Town, W. V&. JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., INC. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS Phone 45 Charles Town, W. Vs. J. EMORY KABLE ESSO DISTRIBUTOR Phone 578-W Charles Town, W. Va. said Court has set said matter for hearing upon said Petition at the meat is identified with the J. RUSSELL FRITTS, INC. Office of the Judge of said Court Rock of Ages trademark PHILCO DEALER in the Court House in Martins- ~eal, it k guaranteed not o~ Charles Town, W. Va. Phone 40S ~ ly to you but to the cemetery whom it k erectS. A Rods SMITH & STRIDER of exdu ve. COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITIES SERVICE Charles Town, W. Va. Martlnsburg, W. Va. - Leesburg, Va. VALLEY BOARD CORP. ~HALLTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA POWHATAN BRASS & IRON WORKS RANSON. WEST VIRGINIA RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO. RANSON, W. VA. PHONE 309 burg, Berkeley County, West Vir ginia, at 9:00 o'clock A. M., Stand ard Time, on the 11th day of Mar ch, 1961, or as soon thereafter as said Judge may hear the same at which time and place you may ap pear and show cause, if any you can, why such Order should not be entered. This notice is published pur- suant to Order of said Court en- tered in the above styled matter on the 14th day of February, 1961. W. M. JONES, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Jefferson W. W. & R. SALES, INC. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. BOX 591 PHONE 11~ THE MELVIN T. STRIDER CO; COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME Charles Town 162 - $~ SUDLEY FUNERAL HOME Shepherdstown 2683 PITTS CHARLES WASHINGT0 THEATRE--Ranson "ALWAYS A GOOD SHOW" / LEGGETT'S DEPT. STOBB. "THE HOME OF BETTER VALU Charles Town, W. Va. VICKERS & ASHCRAFT GULF DEALERS 321 West Washington Street Phone 5006 Charles Town. W. qb FUNERAL HOME Your RoelkOfAnDS Au odzed DeeJal Charles Town, - W. Vs. H. S. CLOPPER, JR. Insurance, Real Estate and BoztM. M A G A H A 120 E. Washington St. Phone MARTINSBUR6 CHARLES TOWN APPLIANCE CENTER Charles Town, - W. " J "SHENANDOAH AIR CONDITIONING CO. HEATING---COOLING PRODUC~} Plumbing - Sheet Metal - Roofi~ Charles W. Va. Phone $~ ESSO SERVICE STATION Phone 5007 Charles Town, W. Va GRANITE WORKS 109 West John Street Telephone Amherst 7- 6141 Martinsburg, W. Va. FLOYD Owner WHITMORE LUMBER CO., INC. BUH, DING S~ES 650 Town W. Va. Industrial - Commercial Wiring Victor Refrigeration Equipment N. George Street Phone 424 RANSON MACHINE WORKS 481 RANSON, W. VA. 2 3T-