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i, j" Four.T0 Be Confirmed By Bishop Campbell At Harpers Ferry July 5 RT 2REV, WILBURN CAMPBELL The Apostolic and sacrame;.atal rote of Confirmation will be ad- vnimstered tea class of four at ~t. John's Episcopal Church, Hat oers Ferry Sunday, July 5 by the at. Roy. Wilburn C. Campbell, Bi shop cff the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia. This office visitant- ~on will begin witch a processional into the church at 9:30 a. m. Those who will be presented for DON'T LET ACCIDENTS UNBALANCE YOUR BUDGET A sudden disabling acci. dent could cost you hun- dreds, even thousands of dollars in medical ex- pense. Accidents, how- ever, need not permanent- ly ruin your budget. Just be sure you have one of our A~tna Accident poli- cies. Call us now. H. S. CLOPPER, JR Insurance, Real Estate and Bonds Formerly W. Berry Grove Agency 120 E. Washington Street Charles Town, W. Va. Telephone 216 confirmation by Ray B ller, lay reader are: Phyllis Elizabe,~h (S'gope) Fowler, Jeffery Edward l~owler, Clifford MicCtael Norris and Francis Lewis Norris. The service of Ccm:firmation is of great significance in the life of the Episcopal Church, Bishop Campbell said. The reason for this ~he said is that Confirma,tion is a pu~blic affirmation of fa2th in Chr~ and Confirma~tion or the l~ayin,g on of hands in the Episco- pal Church is a "rite treasured since t)he days of the Apostles". The Bishop said this rite is de- scribed in the eighth chapter of :the Book of ACts of the B4ble. BishOp Campbell, whose work of e~a,ugelizing has ~take,n him to many parts of the country and as far abroad as South Africa where he led a Preaching Crusade, is ,the spiritual head of the more than 18,000 church people who compro mise the Episcopal Church in this 'state. In ~he summer of 1958 he joined Anglican bishops from all over the world in the Lambeth Conference held only once every ten years in I~udon. "Confirmation is not just join- Jng the Church" the Bishop de- e}ared. "At Baptism, a Person be- i comes a Child of God, a member of christ and is grafted into the Body of ChrLst. t'he Church. At Confirmation, the seven-fold gifts of grace are given by God and the ,primary a~tion is the work of God the Holy ~host. It is good for us to Stand up a,ud be counted for Christ and I4is Church 'he said. Pentecostal Home Of Aged In Bolivar To Have Opening July 27 The Rev. D. M. Hughes, ouster of the Pentecostal Church of Christ at Bolivar, W. Va. announ cod early ',this week that .t~he Home for aged located near ,Vhe Church i,u Bolix*ar will have i's official opemng on Monday, July 2%h. There wilt be an appropriate open ing service on Sunday, July 26 at 2:30 p. m. with several ~nterest- ing speakers scheduled to take part in .~he program 'as we:H as some special music for the occas- .IOn. Applications both for rhe~p and residents at ,t)he Home will be re ceived s~arting Monday, July 20Oh by :the Roy. D. ~M. Hughes 'kS his home ,near the Church. A Yottth Camp will be held during ,the week of July 13 to 18, the Roy. ,Mr. Hughes announced. By Mrs. Mary Bruce Furr W. S. C. S. Picnic In July Mem'bers of the Women's Soc- iety of Christian Service who ,wt- tended the meet, ing Friday night. decided to have the annual picnic the third Sunday in July a~ noon at ~he p~rk in Charles Town ?)hat will be July 19. They also made plans ,to have a buffet supper a.t Vhe Leeb0wn Me- thodist Chmx~h Wednesday even- ing, August 5 with a variety Cable, more ~bout supper later Congratulations to Rev. and Mrs. Samuel Bu,t~-her. They are the proud parents of a son Tim- othy Earl born last week. ,Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Logan and se,u Wayne of Alexandria, Va. spen,t Tuesday Wi~h Mrs. Ernest Shisher Jr. and daughter Ga~l. Li,ttle Vicki Lynn Logan who 'has been visiting with the Slu~her's the past two weeks returned home wiVh her paren.t~. Miss Gall Slusher ente:+~ined Friday evening with a surprise bit .thd.ay parcy, for one of her sc~hool ~n~ates, Miss Doris Sisk. Doris was :i!iil}:i!)i:iii::i!"iliE:ii::iii::g WITH TRADE EASY TERMS Model FA.60 BRAND NEW NEVER BEFORE OFFERED! WASHER with all these big features! 2 speeds, one for regulars, other for delicatts. Built-in filter for lint-free washes. 5-romp wash-rinse selector control. Water level control for partial loads. Surgilator* agitator gets clothes cleaner. Money-saving Suds-Miser available (optional). Washes full 10-lb. load of clothes. COME IN! DON'T MISS THIS BIG SALE| *1"ink. Phone 17 Charles Town, W. Vs. surprised and we hope she wasn' too disu, ppoiated ~at we ~idn"t carry out Vhe ~p~ns we h~td made as :an a:lib~ in order for her to ,be present. She was presented width a string and was told thai, she would find many surp~ses as she followed it to the end. Doris was ~he recipierrt of many nice and useful gif, ts. Those pres- ent for the occasion were Debbie Sisk, Ca~l,a CollJs, ~lV~arityn Swartz Diane, Emma Ru,t~h Bradley, V.icki Blue mud Lois Ann Brewer. Mrs. Ed Cox was a caller recent ly with Mrs. J. S. Locke. Mrs. J. S. Locke and Mrs. Jam- es Locke entertained Sunday ev- ening with a picnic supper in the yard. Guests were Mr. and ~Virs. Gene Starliper and Clif, Mr and ,Mrs. Marion Blue and Kathy, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Col]is, Tricia and Dia,ne, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Blue, Kitty and Vicki, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Link, M~ss Ann (~ard nor .and :Mary Elizabeth Watson. Mr. and Mrs. Herb Kissling and family of Harpers Ferry were car ors Sunday afternoon with Mr. and ,Mrs. Lyle Tabb a,ud family. Christina Bratina, George T~bb Gary Coffman, Walter and Cam T~bb and Jean,hie Sagle are Yak- mg swimming lemons at the park in Gharles To~vn for two weeks. The Leetown 4-H Club wfl] meet Friday night, July 3 at the sc~hool house. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Light and daughter of MavSinsburg were callers Saturday a~nd evening with Mr. and Mrs. Alton Grove and family. Kathy Jenlcins and V, ick~ Mc Donald of Charles Town v~sited Monday with (~inny LOu Tabb and heloed her celebrate her bir~h day. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Owens and sons visited with Mr. and ~Mrs. A. D. Jones ~d la,mily of ~haraes Town on Saturday rtigll~t. VChen advevtislng something to sell never bother to Cell the cus- tomer how good you are-tell him what your product will do for DAm. NO HUNTING, NO TRESPASS- ING SIGNS For Sale at the office of the Spirit of Jefferson-Advocate on North George Street, Charles Town. Buy your needs today. Oct. 2 - tf.--nc PUBLIC SALE At Middleway of Valuable Real Estate in Middleway. Notice is hereby given that on the ll,th day of July, 1959, at 1:30 o'clock p. m. I)ayNghlt Savings Time and duri,ng the sale of the personal propenty of Sophie S. Bates, aden the property hereaf- ter described, the undersigned will offer for sale ~t~hat certain lot sit- uate on Main Street i~a Middle- way, in Jefferson County, West Virginia, con,raining ~bout one- hal~f acre of land, improved ,by an eight-room weatherboard house .and ~ther outbuildings on which said Sophie S. Bates formerly re- sided. The undersigned acts pursuant to at~thority con~tatined in a writ- ten power ef attorney dated the l~th day of June, 1959, of record in Jefferson County Clerk's Office. TERMS OF SALE: One-!half cash on day of sale, bala~nce one year later, e~idenced by note of purchased, payable one year af,ter date of sa~le, wi~h in~erest, secured ~by deed of trust on property sold and assignment of fire insurance in at least amount of debt; or all oash at (~ption of purchaser. MARGARET M. KII~MER A~torney-in-faot for SOPHIE S. BATES July 2-2T- NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE! Notice is hereby give~n that by virtue of that certain deed of trust .dated the 26th day of August, 1955, made by James E. Ham- mond and Anne F. Hammond, his wife, to John C. Core, Jr and Roscoe W. Brown, Trustees, of re- cord in the Office of ~'he Clerk of the County Court o1 Jefferson County, W. Va, fin Tl~s~ Deed Book No. 207, page 93 and give~n to secure unto the AdminiStrator of Veterans' Affairs, an Officer of the United States of America, the paymant~ of ~he sum of Four Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars $4,500.00) evidenced rby a negot- iable 'promissory note, default hay ing been made i,n the payment of such sum and the said John C. Core, Jr:, one of the Trustees named .in such deed of trust, hav- ing resigned as such Trustee and ,having refused to act ~nder such deed of trust and to execute ,Vhe trust thereby creaf~ed and ira,pos- ed upo~ him, I, the undersigned, ~o.scoe W. Brown, TruStee, acting as sole and remaini,.~g Trustee and having been required so to do by sand AdmimsLrator of Veterans' Affairs, Cahe owner and holder of such ,promissory note, and having fu'H and absolute power and auth- ority in the :premises will on Wed nesday, ~)he. 9bh day of August 1959 between the hours of 11:00 a. m. and 1:00 9. m., Eastern Standard Time, offer for sale ~nd sell at public auction, ~or cash, to ,~he l~i~hest bidder at the front door of the courthouse of Jeffer- ~ua County, W. Va., the following ,property, to-~vit: All ,those two cer rain lots or parcels of land tOo- aether wi~h a t@o ~tory ~rame dwelling house and other improve ~ents thereon, situated at ~hen- andoah Junotion, Jefferson Coun- ty, WeSt Virginia. knowo and d~- signa~ted as lots number (7) seven and (8) e~g~h~ in block (11) eleven as .~he Dame are laid otto and de- signated on the ,plat of "Shasta" of record in the Office of the Clerk of the Coun:ty Cour of Jefferson Cot~u~y, W. Va., in deed book Y rpage 129; said lot number 8, block 11, fronting 55 Ieet on Fourth Avenue and running back between parrallel lines 126 feet to an alleyl said 'lot No. 7 in block 11 fronti,ng 55 feet on Fo~wth ,gtree~ and run ning back 'between parrullel lines 126 feet to an ~lley. Given under my hand this the 18bh day of June, 1959. Roscoe W. Brow.% T~tee June ~5-4T- International Undo~m Sunda~ School Les~ns Bible Material: Deuteronomy 4--12. Devotional Reading: Psalm 105:1-7. A Nation Under God ]Lesson for July 5, 1959 ~THIS NATION, under God" I has been a classic phrase ever since Lincoln said it. The expres- sion had no doubt been used be- fore him. Indeed the reverse side of the United States seal, which can be seen on the back of any dollar bill, shows an unfinished pyramid, right under an eye, which the design- ers meant to be the eye of God. For the motto over the picture is ANNUIT COEPTIS. This b e i n g translated means "He has approved the Christian,,,,, mee' zensh'"Dopartznen or the Sun- SPIRIT. OF JEFFERSON FAaMERS [day Sc2tool. For seven years VIrs. [Kisner has been secretary in the --- ----------------THURSDAY, Sermon For Lutherans [ rincipal'SSchool. office at Wrigt~'t Denny No. 4 Eva Leau, Mrs. Bedford l St. n--------g Dates Set Green, chairm, an, with Mrs. Da-[ NO. 6 Kai TheMondayReV. l%i~hardannouncedE, theNeal'followPas I ~id MerChant, Charles Town. ] Harry Brown, ( MeetJ No. 5, Elizabe,th Overby, Mrs. [C~le,un l~amsburg, ~tor ing schedule of services for St.t Harry Barker, chairman, withl -- Thomas Lut)hm~an Churoh in Ran son for Sunday, July5 and Vhe iBY Meth0dJst Circles Mrs Annie Diehl, Sou Vh Church t ATTEND subsequent events the foMowing week: Sund~ty, Ju, ly 5-'Dhe Service at 8:30 a. m. and 11:00 a. m. with sermbn, "Chrasti~n C~t~zens,h~p". Nursery held during worship. Sunday Church School and Pas- tor's Class at 9:45 a. m.; Robert Stone, Superintendent. Senior Lu .thor League meets at the parson- age Monday a~t 7:00 p. m. Tuesday ChurCh Council at 8:00 p. m. Thursday, Cho{r rehearsal at 8:00 ~O. m. Mrs.,Leo Kisner New Secretary At Presbyterian Church The Session of Charles I Town Presbyterian Church is hap py to annou,uce ,that it has se- cured ,the services of Mrs. Leo Kis nor as ,the new Church secretary. She beffan her work in th~s cap- acity on July 1, 1959. ~VIrs. Kisner was a member of the Stone's CA:~p el PreSbyterian Church before Dr. Foreman making her residence in Charles Circles of the Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Char- les Town Methodist Church w,iH meet July 7 at 8:00 p. m. at the following homes designated with ,the excephion of No. 1 Circle v~IM'ch me~ts Tuesday at 2:00 p. 'm. No. 1, Ellen Atkinson, Mrs. Gro- ver Goode, chairman, w i~h Mrs. Fra,ncis White, South George St. No. 2 Mar~ha Meek. Mrs. Rob- ert Buddenhagen, chairman with ~Virs. LesSer O~t, MechanJcstown. No. 3, Oladys Oberlin, Mrs. J. W. Carroll, chairman with Mrs. 1~aloh l~ckley, Euolid Ave. SMITH STRIDER FUNERAL HOME 304 West Washington St. Charles Town, W. Va. PHONE.'--- FOR YOUR CALL CHARLES TOWN 899 VISIT OUR PLANT AT MILLVILLE, Millville Plant No. 899 Charles Martinsburg Plant AM 7-8955 adSom ~ eloth,m ~~i Easy Terms. Low Down Trade-In. Come in Tod~Yl things which have been begun." But who is "He" ? It can be none other than God. For without his approval it does no good to brag about anybody else's. The of tim So from the very beginning, our nation on its officiat seal has ac- knowledged that is was begun and must continue under the eye of God. His approval is vital. We put "In God we trust" on our coins.We open Congress with pras, er every day it meets. We administer sol- emn oaths to public officials. Even in the army, where you would per- haps not expect it, the Department of Defense sees to it that every man has the opportunity to wor- ship God. At Fort Knox, for in- stance, there are n(yt less than 20 chapels provided by the army ~nd used every day by Roman Cath- olics, Protestants and Jews, It is not a novelty, or a peculiar thing,, for a nation to recognize God officially, and to keep God--- a god of some kind---before the eyes of the people. Armies have had chaplains since back in the times of the Romans--not in the modern sense of course, but pro- fessional religious men who ac- companied the troops. The Chinese emperors used to sacrifice annually to the GOd of Heaven. We all know about the Japanese Shinto, a terra- ion all tied up with intense patz~ot- ism. In Abraham's time and long before that, the priest-kings of Ur used to sacrifice to the city's spe- cial deity, Nannar the moon-god. Every nation has some God. Even the wild Scythians, who bowed to no other god, would thrust a bare sword into the ground and offer sacrifice to the sword, Where We Hang Our Whatever a man hangs his heart on and depends on, said Martin Luther, that is his God. What a man hangs his heart ~bn, in reality, may not be the God he officially" acknowledges. "In GOd we trust," says every nickel of our money. But do we trust God or our money ? What do we depend on? ICBM's, those intercontinental ballistic missiles that can destroy whole cities at one shot ? IBI~ machines, _.those immense robots that can solve problems faster than any human being can ? What is it that can render us' secure ? Space satel- lites ? More education ? Democratic government? A favorable trade balance--keeping other nations al- wsys in debt to us?-Capitalism? These are all gods--somebody hangs his heart on these, some or all of these, and depends o~ them. But they are not God. The Ood of Jesus The Christian belief about is summec[ up in Paul's title for him in Romans 15:6: "The God nd Father of our Lord Jesus Christ." Any sort of alleged god who does not measure up to that, is no true God. Any "god" who bears no family resemblance to Christ, any "god" Christ wo~ld have disowned, is no God. This proposition sh@uld set us thinking. One of the thoughts is this: A fav- orite bo@k of Jesus in the Old Test- amount, one he quotes often, we~ Deuteronomy. Now" the book o~ Deuteronomy makes ~t great deal of the idea of a nation under But close to the very beginning of that book you will fred the Ten Commandments. The true God t~ the one who gives to man the law by which he lives. No man and no nation has any right to suppose that either a nation or a man can flaim the favor and protection of ~od, and at the same time defy him by breaking his laws. The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, because he is indeed the High God, says to every nation that professes to be "under" ~ Do ~ it~ (Based on eutl|ne~ eal~t~lhte~ l~r the Division of, Christtlan ~an Education, National Council of the Churches Ot Christ in the U. S &. . mae~ed b~v Community :Press ~vftee~, NEXT" WEEK- ANOTHER LESSON - RELIGION FOR THE MODERN WORLD Town in 1940. Since 1941 s~e has been a mem:ber of t~his church. At ~h:is ~me she is a ,teacher i~ the Day 370 Night CHARLES TOWN GAS PHONE 226 CHARLES THE CHURCH FOR A'LL ALL FOR THE ALMIGHTY GOD,.]n Whose 10ve and eternal care this world has found its sole meaning and ultimate destiny, bless this House. In the exercise of a h01y freedom our people have chosen that man who with his helpmate here abides. Whether we support or oppose his policies, lead uphold him in his sacred duty, to the preservation of our Constitution and the afeguard of our liberties. Strengthen him and his counsellors in the fulfilment of their trust. Enlighten both his supporters and his loyal opposition in every search for the best solution to the problems that beset our nation and our world. Preserve the peace, never letting the flame of freedom flicker for one moment in our hearts. And uide the families of our land to the Sources of Light and Life and uove, multiplying the influence of the Bible, extending the witness of the Church . . . that the blessing we invoke upon this House may permeate every home in a dedicated America. Amen. "l'he Chusch is the greakst factor on the building of character and good citiz h is a storehouse of spiritual values. strong Church. neither democrac can survive. There are four sound every person should attend services re supped the Church. They are: (I) own sa~e. (2) For his children's sake. the sake of his community and nation (4 the sake of the Church itself, which moral and material support, Plan to church regulazly and read your Bible Day Book Chapter Sunday' Hebrews 3 Monday Psalms 1 Tuesday Psalms 119 Wednesd~iy Ephesian$3 Thursday Romans 12 Friday Matthew' 5 Saturday: Isaiah f~ Copyright 1959, I,~elster Adr. ~et~ice, $tra~bue~, V~. This Advertisement Sponsored By The Business Firms Below In Support Of The Churches Of The Community: SMITH & STRIDER FUNERAL HOME Clmrles Town, W. Va. J. L. EACKLES FUNERAL HOME J. DONALD EACKLES Harpers Ferry, W. Vs. CHARLES TOWN ESSO SERVICE STATION Phone 5007 Charles Town, W. Vs. H. W. WAGELEY, INC. SUPERTANE GAS SERVICE Phone 241 Charles Town, W. Vs. JEFFERSON HARDWARE CO., Inc. SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTS Phone 45 Charles Town, W. Vs. J. EMORY KABLB ESSO DISTRIBU N)R Phone 578-W Charles Town, W. Vs. RANSON REAL ESTATE & INSURANCE CO. RANSON, W. VA. PHONE 309 WRITMORE LUMBER CO., INC. BUILDING SUPPLIES Phone 650 Charles Town, W. Vs. 'i COMMUNITY OIL CO., INC. CITIES SERVICE Charles Town, W. Vs. Martinsburg, W. Vs. -- Leesburg, Vs. VALLEY BOARD CORP. HALLTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA PITTS - JEFFERSON THEATRE CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. "ALWAYS A GOOD'SHOW,' RODGERS SINCLAIR SINCLAIR & GOODYEAR PRODUCTS West Washington St. Phone 5036 Charles Town, W. Vs. POWHATAN & IRON. RANSON, WEST KEARNEYSVIL ESSO MR. and MRS. NORVAL Kearneysville, W. Phone ShepherdstoW FUSS & INTERNATIONAL I" DEALERS Shepherdstown, W. Vs. LLOYD' PLUMBING AND PHONES 41-NI- Charles Town, W. VICKERS & GULF DEALEI 321 West Washing OB Phone 5006 Charles