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OBSERVE IT BY ATTENDING THE CHURCH OF YOUR CHOICE! i/ ii;t Bible Material: 3ohn 13. ]Devotional Reading: I John 2:7-11. Now Oommandment Lesson for March 5, 1961 MANY MEN manage to think themselves much better than they are, because they have only the Ten Commandments for a standard. And they understand that famed code only in a strict literal fashion--which as Jesus showed us, is no way to take the Ten Command- monte. How long is it since you made a graven !range ? Which of the women read- ing this column ever coveted a neighbor's wife ? Robinson Crusoe and Dan'l Boone, in their respec- Dr. Foreman tire wilderness, had no trouble about coveting what was their neighbor's-they had no neighbors. The Eleventh Oommandment Jesus added another Command- ment, you know, which in an im- portant way is not like the rest of those laws. It is not just another law, additional to the Ten Com- mandments. It is not a P.S. tacked on. You might bette2 say that the Eleventh Commandr~ent had been in God's mind always. The eleventh interprets the others, t~ summar- izes th~ others. Jesus himself said of lave of Go,.i and mun, that on tlmse t~'o commandments "hang all U:e law and the Prophets." ~!c~.~u:'!ng ourselves against tlds ~aw. we do not stack up so well. This ,~ particularly true when we he~r Jesus saying to the group m ~he Upper Room: "---that you love o:xe another---even as I have loved you." For we kncv~ what that "as ] have loved yo,' means. Jesu~ die~ for those men, and for u~. Love, ~crifiee, even to the gate of death ---that is the me~sure of his love; hoe; oftcn of ours 7 ; ",t D; s Love Moan? ;< 'I vain said, and is often .!~:, :. !, that the parts of the Bible ~',t~'t ~m~x~tand never bother- ed him. It was the parts he did u, derstand that disturbed him. Me:. of us, and this includes people who are not Christians at all, would like very much to live in a world dom. inated by love. We understand the meaning of love, at a distance That is to say, we all want to be loved. We want somebody who wil; care about us. We want some one to look out for our interests, we want a "fan," somebody that,,be- lieves in us, somebody who will gc out of his way to help us. When it comes to the pinch, right down in the bottom of our selfish hearts each of us hopes that if there are only four life preservers for five shipwrecked people, the other four will all insist that whoever drowns, it must not be :Me. If we are driving along a road and suddenly a colli- sion looms, don't we hope the other man will obligingly drive into the ditch or wrap himself around a tree, rather than run into US ? Yes, "we know what love means," we want other persons to have it-- for us. It is only when it is de- manded of us that we grow hazy and hesitant. Love, we say to our- selves.., well, you know what a vague sort of word that is, hard to pin down . . . After all, doesn't it mean wishing people well ? Is It Possible? No, my friend, it won't do. You show you understand the meaning of love when it is something you want showered on you. It is only when you are asked to sprinkle a little bit of it on others that you pretend you don't understand, and offer all these feeble substitutes. You show something else, too: how difficult it is to have genuine love. (Some observers of human nature would say at this point: "Difficult ? -- Impossible !" You complain a good deal because the kind of love you would like to have, is so scarce. It is scarce because there are too many people like yourself--and indeed all of us are more or less alike in this. In fact, it is so difficult that many thinkers throw up their hands, so to speak, they give up the problem. If what is needed is love, and if the required quality of love is so hard to find (for remember all the time it is love at Christ's level and on his standard that is in question) shouldn't we just not aim so high? That would be like saying to an airplane: Because you cannot reac~ the moon, you shall not leave the ground! Even the "impossible" ideal draws us closer to God. (Based on outlines copyrighted by the Division of Christian Education, National Council of the Churches o~ Christ in the U. S. A. Released by Community Press Service.) GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY CA LFENRD A R [Rev. Carlyle McDonald To I"Snapshots Of Sin"To Charles-Town -Ramon [Speak To Bible Classes [Be Sermon For Lutherans CHURCHES BAPTIST: Charles Town Baptist Church Corner Congress & Samuel Sis. Russell J. Urquhart, Pastor Sunday School---9:45 A. M. Morning Worshll>--ll:00 A. NL EPISCOPAL: Zion Episcopal Church Comer Congress & Church Sis. Allen L. Bartlett, Jr., Rector Holy Communion--8:00 A. Church School--9:30 A. M. (Parish House) Morning Worship---11:00 A. 1~ LUTHERAN: St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church North Mildred Street, l~nson Richard E. Neal, Pastor Sunday Schoo1---9:45 A. The Servlce~ll:00 A. M. METHODIST: Charles Town Methodist Church Comer North & Charles Streets Richard Theodore Scholl, D. D. Cht~rch School--9:30 A. M. Morning Worslnp--ll:00 A. M. PENTECOSTAL: Calvary Assembly of God Church 5th Ave. & Pair,fax Blvd., Ranson William Reed, Pastor Sunday S~hool--10:00 A. M. MoroAng Worshll>--11:00 A. M. PRESBYTERIAN: ,' Charles Town Presbyterian Church East Wa~hington Street Carlyle A. McDonald, Minister Church School---9:45 A. M. Morning Worshlp---ll:00 A. M. ROMAN' CATHOLIC: St. James Catholic Church Comer ~. George & Avis Sts. Rev. John C. Ryan The Mass--8:00 A. M. arid 11:00 A. M. SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST Seventh Day Adventist Church Second Avenue, R~nso~ J. E. Kelshner, Paster S~turday Servlces: 9:30 A. M.~bb~th Service~ 10:45 A. M.--Sabba~h School Speaker for the Sunday morn-J@...J.,. ing meeting of the Yokefellows ~UllUtll Morning At 11 and other adult Bible Classes of] The Service at 11:00 a. m.; ser- mon, "Snapshots of Sin". Nursery held during worship. Sunday Church School and the Pastor's Class at 9:45 a. m.; Joseph R. Sta- the Church will meet also at ten o'clock in the class rooms which have been prepared for them. the Charles Town Presbyterian The Rev. Richard E. Neal, pas- Church will be the Rev. Carlyle tor of St. Thomas Lutheran Chur McDonald. The classes will as- ch, corner Seventh Avenue and semble promptly at ten o'clock in North Mildred street Ranson, an- the Church and members of all nounced Monday the following adult classes, both men and wom- schedule of services for Sunday en, are invited to be present. March 5 and subsequent week-day Other Sunday School classes in events nad meetings. 'i Meeting Dates Set For Methodist Circles The Circles of the W. S. C. S. of the Charles Town Methodist Chur ch will meet Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 p. m. at the homes desig- nated with the exception of No. 1 which meets in the aftertnoon at 2:00 p. m. No. 1, Mrs. Grover Goode, chair man, with Mrs. Fraancis White, East Washington Street. No. 2, Mrs. Harry Pine, chair- man at the home of Mrs. Edward Lee Pine, Washington Court. No. 3, Mrs. J. W. Carroll, chair- man at the home of Mrs. J. H. Morris Berryville Pike. No. 4, Mrs. Addle Green, chair- man, meeting place announced la- ter. No. 5, Mrs. Edward Morgan, chairman at the home of the chairman on High street. Jr. Woman's Club To ]Stage Fashion Show At THE CHURCH FOR ALL . .. A/I. FOR TH~ CHURCH 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, n6ither democracy nor civilization Shenandoah Downs Tues. The Fashion Show to be pres- ented by the Charles Town Jun- ior Womans Club will be held TUesday, March 7 at 8 p. m. at Shenandoah Downs. Tickets are on sale by club members at $1.00 for adults and 50c for children under 12 years GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY of age. This year seven local stores are participating. Tl~ey are Rosen's, In the Circuit Court Leggett's, Diamond's, Penney's, r, . Town and Country, Washington OI Jeiierson .uo.unzy i speciality and Lucille's. This year U~+ virginia ]maturnity clothes are being add- v ,~o~ --,~ led to the spring fashions. Also of ...... ~_~_ ".. .... l interest will be the modeling of In lile ultlce uI tile uterg Ui* ....... clothes by the little children. Tne ~ala uour~ There will be no added enter- THE RIGGS NATIONAL BANK ley, Superintendent. Junior Luth er League meets at the church at 6:30 p. m.; Senior Luther League mee~s at the parsonage at 7:30 p. m. Monday, Den 1 of Cub Scout Pack 399 at 4:00 p. m. Tuesday, Church Council meets at the par- sonage at 8:00 p. m. Wednesday United Lutheran Church Women: Epiphany Circle meets at 10:00 a. m.; Trinity Circle meets at 2:00 BSPIRIT OF JEFFERSON FARMEaS --- THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 4 m. at the home of Mrs. Dewey FRIENDLY CLASS TO P. Hill. Brownie Scout Troop li5., HAVE SUPPER MARCH 10 Wednesday at 4:00 p. m. Lenten Vespers Wednesday at 7:30 p. m.; sermon on Psalm 23. Thursday, Den 2 of Sub Scout Pack 39 at 4:00 p. m. Friday, Junior Choir practice at 4:00 p. m. Saturday, Confirmation class meets at the ~arsonage at ll:00 a. m. GO TO CHURCH SUNDAY The Friendly Class of les Town Methodist have their annual family covered dish supper, ch 10 at 6:30 P. M. in the tonal Building. All their families are invited. USE 'rite i Everyone knows that success comes not to those who merely clesire it, but to those who achieve it through long, work. It is odd then, that in the spiritual area of life some people should expect blessings to come ]or the asking. Those who really understand PRAYER know that it's more than mere asking. It is seeking. It is the hungry search for truth and moral enlightenment .... digging for spiritual gold in the hills of life. / But PRAYER is something more even than seek- OF WASHINGTON, D. C., A Nat- In Russia they have a TV inI Tomorrow is the greatest labor tonal Banking Institution Incor- every hotel room--only if watches,] saving device of today.UnitedPrated StatesUnder Asthe Laws of The Executor-Trus- you. [ Nobody ever gets anything for tee Under the Will of Mary Blaine Barker in the District of U. N. Assembly gets record red [nothing, but a lot of people keep Columbia, Petitioner, tape. I trying. vs Civil Action No. 85 ~~o~'~~',,~'~ BANK OF CHARLES TOWN, FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 OR vISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, W. VA MIHville Plant No. 899 Charles Town Marttnsburg Plant AM 7-8955 Having rented my farm; I will sell thereon, said farm located along U. S. Rt. 40 near Myersville, North side of Rt. 40 and about 11 miles West of Frederick, in Frederick County, Maryland, on SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1961 BEGINNING AT 11:00 A. M. TO-WIT: FARM MACHINERY, ETC. MeCormick-Deering Model 300 Tractor in good condition; 32 disC heavy duty harrow with hydraulic life; 7-ft. McC.- Deering hydraulic lift mower; John Bean Haymaker with h.vdraulie lift; McCormick-Deering Model 62 motor mounted Combine with hydraulic lift. Fa~qn_.all Model H McCormick-Deerlng Tractor in good con- dition and with power lift cultivators; John Deere Van Brunt 15 disc rubber tire grain drill; New Hollartd heavy duty side delivery hay ra~e; McCormiekoDeering 2 bottom tractor plow; tractor chains, belts. New Holland Model 77 Baler with mounted motor; Ruth grain and bale elevator; McCormick-Deertng field chopper, motor mounted, both grass and corn head all good as new; New Holland Silage Blower and pipes; 2 Grove rubber tire wagons, side boards, high silage sides, rollers and gates, un- loader unit with motor; McCormick-Deerlng Corn Planter with fertilizer attachments; 275 gal. Portable Field Sprayer, 160 lb. pressure portable air compressor; grease guns, log chains, old wagon wheels, 2 Saxten harrows. Case SC Traetor on good rubber; New Idea manure spread- er; fence posts and electric wire, anvil, vise, drill press, emery stone and motor; small plows, hitchings. Metal hog scalder, sausage grinder, stuffer, tripods, other butchering equipment, small tools ,etc. ,and items too nmn- erous to list. TERMS:---CASH on Day of Sale. RENO L. ELDRIDGE MYERSVILLE, MD. EMMERT R. BOWLUS, Auctioneer. PAUL BITTLE, Clerk. Lunch Rights Reserved. February 23 * 2t. A West Virginia Corporation, An cillary Administrator, C. T. A., i of the Estate of Mary BlaineBar- ker; FANNIE KELLISON; LULU~ STULL; CLARA L. ABELL; THE SALVATION ARMY, A Georgia Corporation, THE AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS, A Cot- poration, Incorporated Under the Laws of The United States; 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 TO: 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 estate 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 said Court has set said matter for hearing upon said Petition at the Office of the Judge of said Court in the Court House in Martins- burg, Berkeley CountY, West Vir ginia, at 9:00 o'clock A. M., Stand ard Time, on the llth 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 put- suant to Order of said Court en- tered in the above ~yled matter on the 14th day of February, 1961. W. M. JONES, Clerk of the CircUit Court of Jefferson County, W. Va, Frederick O. Byrer, P. Q. Feb. 2 3T- tainment but there will be sever- al prizes awarded during the ev- ening. Refreshments will be ser- ved during intermission. Anyone wishing to secure tic- kets may contact Mrs. Robert S. McCabe orMrs. Richard L. Riley. USE THE CLASSIFIEDS IIII I SMITH & STRIDER FUNERAL HOME z04 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. ,Via / / PHONE :-- Day 370 Night I you buy family monument ] tfft | Double Proteettom Guarantee When your family moan. meat is Identified with the Rock of Ages trademark seal, it,s guaranteed not on- ly to you but to elm cemetery whe it k erected. A Roek of Age exelu lv Yeur aoek of Ages Avthedsed MARTINSBUR6 GRANITE WORKS 109 West John Street Telephone Amherst 7 - 6141 burg, W. Va. FLOYD C. ODOM, Owner can survive. There are four sound reasons why every person should attend services regularly and support the Church. They are: (I) For his own sake. (2) For his 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 go to church regularly and read your Bible daily. Day Book Chapter Verses Sunday Matthew 7 7-12 Monday Luke 12 35-40 Tuesday John 20 24-29 Wednesday Isaiah 55 6-11 Thursday Psalms 34 1-10 Friday John 14 12-16 Saturday Revelation 3 19-22 ing. ilt is knocking,., meeting life's obstacles bravely . . waiting )vith patient determination until closed doors open.., entering portals that the more timid pass by. We wouldn't really need churches if spiritual growth came for the asking. But we do need churches to help us seek the treasures of God. And through our churches, with the united strength of millions of Chris- tians, we knock on the portals of the more abundant life--and the e find it. THIS ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED BY THE BUSINESS FIRMS BELOW IN SUPPORT OF THE CHURCHES OF THE COMMUNITY: HARDWARE CO., INC. SHERWIN- ILLIAMS PAINTS Phone 45 Charles Town, W. Vs. J J E F F E R S O N VALLEY BOARD CORP. PITTS CHARLES WASHINGTON HALLTOWN. WEST VIRGINIA THEATRE--Ranson "ALWAYS A GOOD SHOW" J. EMORY KABLE ESSO DISTRIBUTOR Phone 578-W Cha~e! Town, W. Va. J. RUSSELL FRITTS, INC. PHILCO DEALER Charles Town, W. Vs. Phone 403 V~ SMITH & STRIDER FUNERAL HOME Charles Town, - W. CHARLES TOWN ESSO SERVICE STATION Phome 5007 Charles Town, W. Va. WHITMORE LUMBER CO., INC. BUILDING SUPPLIES Phone 650 Charles Town, W. Va~ POWHATAN BRASS & IRON WORKS KANSON, WEST VIRGINIA RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO. RANSON, W. VA. PHONE 309 W. & R. SALES, INC. CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. BOX 591 PHONE 113 MAGAHA APPLIANCE CENTER Industrial - Commercial Wiring Victor *Refrigeration Equipment N. George Street - Phone 424 RANSON MACHINE WORKS PHONE 481 RANSON, W. VA. COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITIES SERVICE Charles Town, W. V~. Max~'g, W. Va../.Leesburg, Va. H. W. WAGELEY, INC. SUPBRTANE GAS SERVICE Phone 241 Charles-Town, W. Va. LEGGETT'S DEPT. STORE ,, "THE HOME OF BETTER VALUF Charles Town, W. Va. VICKERS & ASHCRAFT GULF DEALERS 321 West Washington Street Phone 5006 Charles Town, W. V~ H. S. CLOPPER, JR. Insurance, Real Estate and Bo I20 E. Washington St. Phone ~$ Charles Town, - - W. q~ SHENANDOAH AIR CONDITIONING CO. HEATING--COOLING PRODUCT Plumbing - Sheet Metal - Roofi~ Charles Town, W. Vs. Phone ~65 THE MELVIN T. STRIDER cO' COLONIAL FUNERAL HoM~ Charles Town 162 " $$ ' SUDLEY FUNERAL HoMJ$ Shepherdstown 2683